Far Away Places Archive

Human Appeal call for more action on war crimes

During a conference supported by the United Nations in Brussels earlier this year, humanitarian aid charity Human Appeal UK welcomed a $6 billion pledge to help end the suffering of Syrians. Discussing the critical humanitarian programmes for 2017, the 41 donors in attendance made an agreement to put the money towards helping end the conflict […]

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The Other (Favourable) Side of Travelling to an Exotic Island Destination

Okay, so before I actually get to the meat of the matter, I must first perhaps clear up two things; one being that although the United Kingdom is indeed an island, I hardly think it counts as an exotic island getaway in the mould of something like the Seychelles or even Mauritius, so we’re not […]

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Sicily for foodies

In recent years, Sicily has become very much the go-to place for foodies. And little wonder. Where else in the Mediterranean are you going to find such an eclectic mix of culinary influences as those from ancient Greece, North Africa, the Middle East, Norman France and Spain?

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Things to Do Whilst Visiting Lisbon

Although Lisbon is the largest city in Portugal and is also the capital of Portugal, it is relatively small when it is compared to other capital cities in Western Europe. In all honesty, if you wanted to take a break and visit Lisbon, with your trusty Lisbon city guide in your hand, you could actually […]

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Four reasons you need to visit Paris

Paris is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in the world. From magnificent architecture and historic paintings to rich cuisine and romantic cafes by the river front, the French capital has plenty to offer. Here are four undeniable reasons why you should visit this beautiful city.

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Top 5 Holiday Destinations in Summer 2016

With the summer vacation season upon us, people everywhere are planning their summer getaways. This can be rather perplexing as the world is literally at one’s feet which makes selecting a vacation spot difficult. Take some stress off and consider visiting one of these top travel destinations.

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An Exclusive Culinary and Wine Tour in Sicily

For a truly spectacular gastronomic tour of the best that the Mediterranean diet can offer, a trip to the beautiful ancient island of Sicily in Southern Italy is sure to satisfy any food and health enthusiast. As shown in scientific studies the Mediterranean dietary regimen is the one with the healthiest and most nutritional benefits […]

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