Far Away Places Archive

7 of the Med’s top cruise spots for summer

Image by David Lisbona used under the Creative Commons License. Offering the chance to see everything from chic shopping streets to ancient acropolises, the Mediterranean makes the perfect setting for a family cruise. You can choose from a range of itineraries that will take you to some of the world’s most beautiful and fascinating cities. To get […]

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Four quick tricks that’ll let you travel sooner

Travellers have one thing in common, whether you’ve been bitten by the long-term travel bug or just desperate for a holiday – any holiday! – and that is the question of how to pay for it. Since the credit crunch many of us are (at least, we should be) a bit more wary of getting […]

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Costa Bingo travel far and wide in new bingo lingo videos!

Have you ever wondered why the game of bingo has distinctive calls for each number or what they all are? Well, you’re in luck – because Costa Bingo are releasing a series of short video clips with the aim of documenting all 90 bingo calls in 90 videos and we love their use of varied […]

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Fun Things to Do in Vietnam

I think Vietnam is one of the greatest places in all of Asia. It’s steeped in exciting history, and has an unbelievable amount of beauty that just can’t be realised until you’ve seen it for yourself. The people of Vietnam make visiting all the more lovely; they are always cheery and polite. Without further adieu, […]

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Awesome Things You Must-Do When Visiting Indonesia

Indonesia consists of a large group of islands, situated on the south-east coast of Asia. It’s part of an area known as the ‘ring of fire’ because the area is a hotbed of volcanic activity. There are approximately 120 active volcanoes scattered across the islands of Indonesia. This makes it a popular tourist attraction for […]

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Sri Lanka’s 20 best boutique hotels

Sri Lanka has bounced back from tsunamis, travel warnings and civil war. Here’s our pick of the best places to stay It has been ravaged by civil war, badly hit by the Boxing Day tsunami of 2004, and had travel warnings imposed on it for 30 years by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. But Sri […]

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5 Reasons to Travel in Winter

The majority of people still pick summer to go on their annual holiday, while plenty of keen travellers will set off and often return in the warmer months. Normally this is due to allocated holiday time and the chosen countries also experiencing their summer. However, travelling through winter has many benefits. Change of Climate If […]

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