Ah Seville. Capital of Spain’s most southerly region, Andalucia and a city full of beautiful architecture, fantastic food and cultural highlights. A rich mix of Christian, Moorish and Roman history weaves together creating a city that is worthy of a month… but here’s our guide to what to do in Seville if you have just two days to explore: Where ….
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 ….
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 ….
At Further Afield we love finding places that are off the beaten track, places to discover and feel like you’re a pioneer. Nardò in Puglia, Italy, is one of those discoveries and with great places to stay forming part of the Further Afield collection we feel it’s time to share it with you, so find out about: How to get to Nardò ….
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.
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…
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 ….