A guide to visiting Kalkan, Turkey – a true escape

Sarah Udall, one of the Further Afield team, was in Kalkan, Turkey recently and she has shared some of her thoughts on this corner of paradise. Plus we’ve some insider tips from Ann who owns Villa Cukur. Where is Kalkan? On Turkey’s Mediterranean coast, nestled beneath the Taurus Mountains, Kalkan is in the perfect location to make the most of ….

A Short Tour of Andalucia

alhambra palace at sunset

Tell me about Andalucia? Few regions of Spain have the sense of romance and tradition that is associated with the province of Andalucia. A huge expanse at the most southerly tip of Spain, the region takes in hugely varied landscapes from desert-like stretches of Almeria to the mountain ranges surrounding Granada. It’s an area rich in history and cultural influences ….

Stockholm: A Further Afield guide

Stockholm

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.

Some advice for gay travellers to Morocco

gate marrakech medina

With its striking beauty, fascinating history, and traditional customs perhaps no other country has such a long term yet complicated relationship with its gay tourists than Morocco. Ironically during the conservative 1950’s Morocco’s larger cities (specifically Tangier) were well known gay hot spots. Many famous writers, many of them gay (including Truman Capote, Jack Kerouac, and Tennessee Williams) descended on ….