More workers wanted for Welsh hospitality industry

In response to nationwide staff shortages following the coronavirus pandemic, a new campaign will encourage more people to work in the tourism and hospitality industry in Wales. Thousands of jobs are currently up for grabs in the sector – which employs more than 157,000 people across bars, restaurants, pubs and hotels.

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My Visit Wales Guide to Eating & Drinking in Cardiff

In 2018 I was commissioned by Visit Wales, to write about the excellent independent restaurants in Cardiff ‘hiding in plain sight’. Last month, the piece was updated, as some of the places I originally included have since sadly closed down. But it also meant I could add a fab selection of newcomers to the mix.

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The Indie Cardiff Coffee Spots That Welcome Reusable Cups

This #WorldRefillDay, you can inspire change by telling the world why you choose to reuse, and by sharing photos with your reusable bottles, cups and containers on social media. So, in that spirit – here are some of my favourite spots to reduce, reuse and refill when popping out for a coffee in Cardiff.

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10 Things Indie Welsh Restaurants Want You To Know Post-Covid

Over the past year of working with restaurants and hospitality businesses (as part of my day job) I have witnessed first-hand the emotional rollercoaster that these often small, family-owned businesses have had to ride for the last year.

It has been utterly relentless, and it isn’t over yet; not by a long way.

If you’re heading out to enjoy your favourite local eatery this week, here are a few things that the staff at your local independent restaurant would want you to know. 

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