Based in Cardiff, Kacie is one of Wales’ longest-standing bloggers. Established in 2010, her blog, The Rare Welsh Bit focuses on culinary travel and sightseeing, from Cardiff to the Caribbean. This includes recipes, travel destinations, attractions, transport, events, accommodation and more.
The Rare Welsh Bit has been featured by BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, Radio Cardiff, Food 52, Mail on Sunday, Metro, Blogosphere Magazine, Sainsbury’s Magazine, Cardiff University Cardiff Connect alumni magazine, Made in Cardiff TV, WalesOnline, Western Mail, Cardiff Life Magazine and Co-Op Food Mag.
In 2018, Kacie received the Blogger of the Year award from Grenada Tourism Authority for her coverage of Grenada Chocolate Festival. The Rare Welsh Bit was also shortlisted as one of the top 10 UK food and travel blogs in the Post Office Travel Blogger Awards.
With a background in journalism and over 10 years’ experience in writing and editing, Kacie also writes on a freelance basis for the likes of Google’s new Touring Bird website, Visit Wales, Thomas Cook, icelolly.com, Sainsbury’s Magazine, Co-Op Food Mag, Around Town Wales Magazines, Cardiff Life Magazine and World Travel Market.
Kacie will draw on her almost decade-long experience as a Food and Travel blogger to deliver a talk titled: Will Travel for Food: the Increasing Appetite for Food Tourism