Far Away Places Archive

Making the Most of Your Canadian Vacation

“Marge, anyone can miss Canada, all tucked away down there.” Those words from Homer Simpson sum up the attitudes of many who think of Canada. People tend to see it as a poorer relation to the United States. That’s a little understandable, as the USA is a rich tapestry of different cultures and traditions. The […]

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Culture of Paphos

Nestling on the southwest coast of Cyprus, you could be forgiven for thinking that Paphos is just another Mediterranean tourist and sun trap, but it’s definitely so much more – it’s a city crammed with history and culture, where ancient ruins still stand and festivals spring up each year.

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THE TOUR DE FRANCE

In 1903, the Tour de France was born out of a desire to promote paper sales of a magazine called L’Auto whose competitor at the time was a similar magazine called Le Velo that was selling nearly eighty thousand prints a day. Long distance bike rides were popular at the time; however none of them […]

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Some tips on buying jewelry in Houston

Houston is a wonderful place to buy jewelry. There are so many retailers that offer great pieces that truly stand the test of time. Quality is important when you’re buying jewelry, and with so many options in shopping in Houston, we thought we’d give you a little guide on managing the whole process. If you’re […]

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Travel in style around New Jersey

New Jersey is a stunning part of America and it’s a destination you can dedicate many weeks to seeing everything it has to offer. With famous landmarks including Absecon Lighthouse and Casino Pier and attractions including Liberty State Park and the Thomas Edison National Historic Park, the 22,610 km squared of this part of the […]

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Why You Should Spend a Weekend in Chester

Chester is one of the loveliest cities in the UK and a wonderful place to spend a weekend break. It attracts tourists from all over the world with its history, shopping, 1000 year old cathedral, beautiful architecture, great restaurants and excellent nightlife. It stands on the river Dee in the North-Western county of Cheshire and […]

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Top 3 Beaches To Visit This Summer

Summertime is all about BBQ and beach bumming. And with only a few weeks left in the summer months for the Northern Hemisphere, if you haven’t visited a beach yet, you’re running out of time. So for those who have yet to find their toes in the sand this summer, here are three options for […]

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