The Joy of Cretan Music

Further Afield owners are a passionate bunch! Passionate about customer service, about the properties they open to guests and the places they live. This time long term Further Afield partner Marcus from Galini Breeze on Crete talks about local music on the island. Lovers of Crete can enjoy its beaches, nature and antiquities, and certainly also the music. Cretan music ….

A guide to Mid Wales

We’ve always said that one of the joys of Further Afield is the wonderful hosts who share their places to stay with us. Part of what makes them such special hosts is the insider knowledge they have and which they’re only to happy to share with their guests. Siwan runs the converted farm buildings at the family farm as Nant ….

Cornwall’s great craft beer scene

Sun, sea, sand and shanties, a craggy coastline with quaint fishing villages clinging to the cliffs, it’s no surprise Cornwall is one of the UK’s top destinations. And now you can add beer to the list of reasons to make the journey to the far South West. This time Phil Mellows, a specialist writer about pubs and breweries and founder of ….

Getting ready for a post COVID-19 season

As the world of tourism slowly opens up we catch up with the owners of Galini Breeze on Crete, Marc and Monique, and find out what’s been happening in Greece and to get an insight into changes they’ve made to prepare for a post COVID-19 season. Thanks to lots of testing and care, and no doubt helped by the climate ….

Meet the owners: Botelet, Cornwall

Cornwall, for many of us, retains an unspoilt and beautiful spirit. Full of open spaces, open skies and breath taking coastline, it’s a place to free your body and mind. This time we’re chatting to Tia who, with her family, runs Botelet near Liskeard. With Manor Cottage, Cowslip Cottage and The Yurt the farm offers the chance to escape and ….

Tourism Declares Climate Emergency

Part of the fundamentals of inclusivity is the creation and protection of a fair and equal society. Alongside this sense of fairness, many of our Further Afield partners expand that belief to cover a sense of responsibility to protect the physical environment of that inclusive society. Great examples are Ian and Bob, owners of Casal Dei Fichi in Le Marche, ….