An expert traveller’s guide to packing Travel expert Kate Simon gives us her Top 10 travel packing tips for any trip: Do you fold or roll? It’s the question I’m always asked when people find out that I’m co-author of Lonely Planet’s How to Pack for Any Trip. Frankly, I do both – wondering as I haphazardly roll and fold ….
This strange, eclectic jungle of a city can be difficult to meander even for the resourceful local, let alone a West Coast visitor, or someone from across the Big Blue. However, a few essential tips from veteran travelers and awareness of great online resources can be a real life-saver. Brace yourselves – things are about to get busy!
There are few places more misunderstood than the wonderful island of Mallorca. Often tarnished with the brush of the package holiday resorts of the east coast, the reality is it’s an island of varied, beautiful landscapes and sophisticated towns and cities – Palma and Sollier being our two faves. Here’s our glimpse into these two gems.
THE CHANRIC, nestled in the Northern Californian town of CALISTOGA is the perfect retreat for those who love great food and wine. Owners Joel and Jim left France 24 years ago to live in Paraguay where they ran a cattle ranch, a Cultural Centre with an art gallery, a small theatre and also a French bistro! They moved to the ….
A PAMPLA in Galicia, north west Spain is a magical, 200 year-old house overlooking a valley on to the Deva and Mino rivers. Owners, Magdalena and Javi have lovingly restored the house and now continue the work of Magdalena’s grandparents, tending to the vineyards and selling the delicious wine they produce through their bodega TORGO. They also run Spanish, Portuguese and ….
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…
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.
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…
One of the main reasons we chose Archidona as a location for our guest house was its superb location for visiting the major cultural highlights of this region – right in the centre of Málaga, Cárdoba, Granada, Ronda, are all easy day trips. Read the latest from David and Myles on what to do this Summer when you stay at Almohalla 51.
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