Up in the hills close to Granada is a tiny village called Moclin. It’s an ancient village with a history moulded by Roman, Moorish and conquering Christian inhabitants. Wind your way through its narrow streets, past one of the village’s traditional bars, keep going up and up and you come to Calle Amargura and the white washed beauty that is ….
I alway think that if I’m going to book somewhere to stay I want it to offer something that I don’t have at home. One of the things I look for is interesting interior design, whether it’s classic county house chic or somewhere that is a bit more funky and fun. Right now the idea of somewhere “fun” and interesting ….
As 2020 continues on its strange and complicated path and individual countries assess their ongoing travel restrictions the reaction to COVID-19 amongst the Further Afield partners is a different and as unique as they are. Some of our partners have chosen not to open for the remainder of 2020 as they assess how best to react to the crisis, others ….
Who Got Married? Pieter and Sofía Where did they get married? Cugó Gran Menorca, Mahon, Menorca When did they get married? September 21, 2019 The background Miami based Pieter, from Belgium, and his Spanish wife Sofía, who are both corporate lawyers, chose the stunning Cugó Gran Menorca for their intimate, stylish and beautiful wedding last year. Only 10 months after they ….
Sometimes you need to call on the expert knowledge of a local to be able to fully explore and absorb the true nature of somewhere. This time we’re introducing you to Annie, originally from Scotland but now firmly part of her adopted community of Vejer de la Frontera – so much so that she was awarded honorary citizenship of the ….
The vast country of Spain is divided into 17 self governing regions which in turn have individual provinces. Andalucia, right at the bottom of the country abutting the oceans and with Morocco closer than Madrid is the countries biggest region and one that’s full of history, culture, natural beauty and a diverse population. Its eight provinces are highly individual and ….
At the time of writing most of us are in some level of lock down, with no prospect of travelling to other countries in the coming weeks. But you know what, Further Afield has always been about broadening the mind, about introducing you to new places, inspiring you for when you plan your next trip; so, with that in mind ….
Bringing together a group of friends or family is one of life’s simple pleasures. Well not always that simple: checking calendars, requirements and finding the right place to stay. But in May 2020 the get together seems more of a day dream than anything else, but as lock down recedes “pod travel” is on the horizon; travelling in a self ….
Whilst travel is taking a sojourn of its own right now, it doesn’t mean that we’re not all thinking about it, daydreaming about it or remembering our favourite ones. I asked a few travellers to share their memories of their Further Afield travels and the first of this series is from John and his memories from a stay in Richard’s ….
Imagine uprooting your life, heading around the globe to take on a business in a new country but also in the middle of a global pandemic. That’s what the intrepid and incredibly charming Geoffrey and Janice did when they moved to Mazamet to take over long term Further Afield partner Villa de Mazamet. In this blog we meet this inspiring ….
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