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A magical corner of Galicia

In Spain's North Western corner is lush, green Galicia. Dramatic coast lines, ancient cities and rolling countryside define this beautiful region. It has a rich culinary culture and a reputation for excellent bodegas - or wineries - one of which is Torgo, home to Magdalena and Javi as well as A Pampla, a recent Further Afield discovery. Here we catch up with Magdalena and find out more about the house and the region she loves.

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A spectacularly lazy weekend at the Scarlet

Heading off to Cornwall for a weekend to relax and unwind Further Afield users Rachel and Stuart stayed at The Scarlet in (sometimes) sunny Cornwall. Hot tubs, views, almost going for a walk and fabulous food...

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Stockholm: A Further Afield guide

Think Scandi chic and the chances are you’ll think of Sweden and Stockholm as being at the heart of this scene. They are. But there’s so much more that makes Stockholm such a special, and above all else, easy place to visit. Here’s a quick guide to the city, and some top tips from members of the Further Afield family.

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A Further Afield insider's guide to Marrakech

When Peter visited Marrakech on holiday he had no idea that trip would change his life forever. Now the owner of Further Afield favourite Dar Zaman Riad, he gives us his tips for making the most of the ancient city...

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A conversation with...

Further Afield was launched in 2010 by Simon Forrester and Andrew Craven with a commitment to create a collection of quality places to stay which welcome everyone – gay, lesbian or straight. It grew quickly and now includes over 250 places to stay in over 23 countries. Recently they've passed the reigns to new owner David and before they head for the hills we wanted to hear a bit more about their Further Afield journey and their plans for the future.

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