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Sport and Society for Arete -NBA Finals, Summitt and Howe

Richard Crepeau | Posted 07.05.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

It is always a surprise to me that so much can happen in SportsWorld in only two weeks. It was just over two weeks ago that I left for Canada and the ...

Germany vs France And Wales vs Portugal -- But The Fiery Welsh Dragon Would Make Daenerys Targaryen Take Notice

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 07.05.2016 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

All over the world, people are going gaga for the underdog team with the fierce Welsh dragon crest on the team's chests. After the Belgium win, Twitter went wacky for Wales, a country that had never even qualified for the Euro tournament previously.

A Really Long List Of Everything You Have To Do In The U.K.

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 06.29.2016 | Travel

Interest in travel to the U.K. has spiked in response to the results of last week's Brexit vote. When the U.K. voted to leave the European Union, the ...

Britain Sends A Message To You, Hillary

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 06.26.2016 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

Early morning, June 24th, Great Britain did what few polls, and politicians, predicted it was capable of doing: stand up for itself. "

Brexit And Belonging: The Art Of Systemic Coaching And Constellations

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 06.28.2016 | World
Samie Al-Achrafi

The recent vote for the UK to leave the European Union was not just about the EU, but disaffection with the political system.

Thanks To Poor Marketing The Brexit Vote Wrecksit

Ira Kalb | Posted 06.25.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

By now, you have probably heard that UK voters chose 51.9% to 48.1% to leave the European Union (EU). Just about all the articles are talking about the political and economic issues. I prefer to talk about the one that is often overlooked in political situations -- marketing.

8 Great Things To Do on a Weekend in Wales (And They're All For Free!)

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel
Jonha Revesencio

Some of the best things in life are free and no matter how cliche this sounds, it is true, especially when you're in Wales. In case you are wondering ...

The 3 Beautiful National Parks in Wales

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Wales is known partially for its beautiful landscapes, and three amazing National Parks. The three Welsh National Parks have names that sound like the...

Stranger On Bus Shuts Down Bigoted Man's Ignorant Comments To Muslim Mom

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 06.21.2016 | Good News

After a mother endured a hateful comment, a stranger came to her rescue in the most perfect way. Tom Bradbury recently took to Facebook and shared an...

Watch Every Feeling A Sports Fan Can Possibly Feel In Six Seconds

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.16.2016 | Sports

This fan of the Wales national soccer team feels the feels in a way that must be seen to be believed. During the Euro 2016 match Thursday between Engl...

4 Unique Honeymoon Destinations Abroad

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.13.2016 | Travel
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

As if planning a wedding isn't hard enough, you have to plan a honeymoon on top of that. I think the goal for most couples is to escape to a private, ...

20,000 Bees Would Not Leave This Woman's Car Alone

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 05.25.2016 | Weird News

via GIPHY A Welsh woman drove around for two days with an estimated 20,000 bees clinging to her Mitsubishi Outlander, Wales Online reports. It w...

The most beautiful hotels in Wales

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 05.13.2016 | Travel
Good Hotel Guide

To some extent beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and when it comes to hotels so much is down to personal preference. Whatever your personal prefe...

Five of the Best Small Hotels in Wales

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 05.03.2016 | Travel
Good Hotel Guide

Bijou, bespoke and boutique -- all the words you want to hear when you're looking for the perfect hotel to stay in on a blissful weekend break.

Watch Driver's Terrifying Close Call As An Oncoming Car Corkscrews Out Of Control

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.05.2016 | Weird News

A car flips out of control and corkscrews through the air in dramatic dashcam video posted online. Norman Drinkwater captured the terrifying accident ...

Marrying The Love Of My Life On My 50th Birthday

Sue Flood | Posted 03.22.2016 | Fifty
Sue Flood

Everyone's wedding day is memorable and mine was no exception -- an idyllic island setting, sunshine sparkling on an azure, Caribbean sea, exotic blooms scenting the air, the man I adore by my side and (somewhat astonishingly!) Sir Richard Branson generously acting as our witness.

10 Valentine's Day Traditions All Around the World

Viator | Posted 02.08.2016 | Travel
Viator

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, stores are flooded with candy hearts, chocolates and stuffed animals. In the U.S., shelves brimming with teddy bears and boxes of chocolate are typical Valentine's Day fare, but not every country turns to greeting cards and heart-shaped candies to declare love

Commuters Host Epic Christmas Party On The Train To Work

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.22.2015 | Weird News

Commuters in Wales staged an awesome Christmas party on a busy rush-hour train ride into work last week. On Friday morning, the group of six travelers...

Police Were Not Happy When A DJ Played The 'Peppa Pig' Theme Tune

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.12.2015 | Crime

A bar in Wales had its operating license reviewed after its DJ played out the theme tune to British children's TV show Peppa Pig when cops walked in. ...

You'll Cry When You Leave: Five Hotels Where You're Not Just a Room Number

Natalie Compagno | Posted 10.15.2015 | Travel
Natalie Compagno

(photos courtesy of turtlefiji.com) An old but sturdy seaplane awaits to bounce me over the Pacific Ocean and then ease up into flight over seemingly...

Beyond London: 10 Other Places to Discover in the U.K

Hopper.com | Posted 09.11.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

Not that there's anything wrong with London, but Hopper wanted to find you some other places to fly in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales! Some are large cities, other tiny dot-sized villages hidden in the rolling countryside.

Reflecting on 100 Days in Europe: Travel Memories Make You Richer

Rick Steves | Posted 09.08.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

Finally home now after a hundred days in Europe, something occurred to me. I posted 100 blog entries in 100 days on my Facebook page. These generated about a hundred comments a day...and I read all 10,000. It's fun to be in touch with my readers, and to able to share experiences like these in almost real time.

The Castles and Manors of South England and South Wales

Rick Steves | Posted 08.11.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

This is Cardiff Castle's original motte-and-bailey (keep on a mound). Arundel has the same kind of historic core. In both cases, the 11th-century original fort is almost like a garden ornament for a much bigger and more fanciful 19th-century, Neo-Gothic palace.

Celebrate the Midwest's Mutli-Ethnic Heritage with Folksongs of Another America

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 08.06.2015 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

James P. Leary's new book and CD set, Folksongs of Another America, reveals astonishing diversity in the music of the Upper Midwest.

Beauty in the Ruins of Tintern Abbey

Rick Steves | Posted 07.30.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Tintern Abbey is one of most beautiful and evocative sights in all of Britain. And seeing a wedding ceremony inside was icing on the cake.