Far Away Places Archive

Eight Great Tips for First-Time Skiers

Whether it’s kitting up or trimming down, they’re the inside secrets that you never learn until you’re on the mountain. To set you up for ski success, here’s eight great tips for your first-time trip.

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The City Calls …

If you could visit any city in the world, where would you choose?   Would it be New York, Miami, or Orlando? Would it be Paris, Berlin, or Lisbon? Or would you go further afield and head to Sydney, Hong Kong, or Kuala Lumpur?

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Would you spend your pension on a holiday?

When we reach a certain age, working less and taking time to enjoy the good things in life, is a path many choose to follow. Retirement is no longer about slowing down; it’s about embarking on new adventures, trying new things, learning new hobbies, starting up a business and perhaps … taking a holiday?!

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Travel Insurance: The last thing you think of, but probably the most important!?

The benefits of buying travel insurance are well documented.  There is always the slight risk that we could become unwell on holiday or backpacking, just as if we were at home surrounded by our friends and loved ones.  The fact that we are travelling to a foreign country does not mean we can relax whilst […]

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An Eco Retreat: My Unexpected Paradise

I’m guessing a lot of girls would be impressed with a fancy 5-star luxury break for their birthday weekend; candle lit dinners and champagne, spas and room service.

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The Complete Travel Food Guide: What To Eat And Where To Eat It

If you adore travel, but are a fussy eater, you’ve got a problem. When you’re traveling the world, you will find that there are loads of different cuisines to try. Some people embrace the experience of experimenting with their food, whilst others find it hard. Here to help you out is a complete guide of […]

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I’m Crap with Photography – But a Good Camera makes all the Difference!

I’m not great with photography. I’m not sure if it’s a patience thing, or a lack of creativity thing. Can I just not be bothered to line up the perfect shot, or am I just unable to see the perfect shot? Steve’s really good at stuff like that though. In fact, he’s started an Instagram […]

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