Romantic Places for Two

In the depths of winter – and the month of romance – what better way to reignite your love of life and perhaps celebrate your love for each other than by planning a trip away, just the two of you? For a spot of inspiration check out 10 of our favourite boltholes for two. Hen House In rural Worcestershire, set ….

Top holiday picks for 2020

One of the joys of curating Further Afield is that we get to think about holidays. A lot… So, we’ve come up with some ideas for places to visit in 2020. Whether it’s a beach escape, an intimate B&B or a bolthole for two, check out our suggestions as you start planning your 2020 escapes. 1: A city break Where: Marrakech Where to ….

Slow holidays by train for 2020

In a world that seems to be getting more and more frenetic, the concept of “slow travel” feels like a great idea. Alongside addressing some environmental concerns, the key is to enjoy the journey as much as the destination itself. With ABTA identifying it as a trend for 2020 travel, we’ve chosen a selection of easy slow travel destinations by ….

A weekend in Nardo

Sarah and Nigel, new converts to the joys of Further Afield, came across wonderful Nardo through the collection and headed there for a few days earlier this year, staying at Vincent’s NardòSalento apartments. Here they share their tips and their love of this fabulous town in Southern Italy. Italy has always been top of our travel list and while we’ve ….

Food inspired travel ideas

Foraging in Italy. Olive oil tasting in Spain. Michelin star French restaurants. If for you, like us, food and travel go hand-in-hand then you’ll love our selection of seven places to stay where you can also sample unique, food inspired experiences. 1. Loire food and wine tour Stay for two nights with Sue and Micaela on their Loire 1 Star Michelin Restaurant Lunch and Wine ….

Our guide to the best beaches, sights and eating on Sicily

With its wild beauty, historic towns and cities, stunning beaches and little known corners, Sicily still offers the independent traveller an opportunity to explore and discover. Looking for inspiration on where to go in Sicily, things to do or maybe where to eat on Sicily? Look no further. At Further Afield we’re lucky enough to partner with several properties across ….

Grown up Greek island hopping

Does “Greek island hopping holiday” conjure up images of backpacks, Lonely Planet guide books and tiny rooms in a hostel (or is that just us after a trip in 1992..?) In reality hopping between the wonderful Greek islands by ferry is a simple and cost effective way to get to see a few of the islands and experience their individual ….