Far Away Places Archive

Things to Consider When Choosing a Cottage Holiday

Getting away from it all for a few days, a week or longer can give you a much needed opportunity to relax, unwind and enjoy the finer things in life. However, there’s a knack to planning the perfect trip. For example, if you intend to stay in a holiday cottage, you’ll need to find one […]

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Far From the Miami Crowd: Hutchinson Island Offers a Tranquil Experience

Sometimes you just want to get away from the crowds and find a nice peaceful spot on the beach, and if you head to Hutchinson Island, where pelicans probably outnumber people by some margin, you will find that you can achieve that tranquility.

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5 Great Reasons to Visit Istanbul

Wondering why Istanbul was named the number one destination for 2014 and why you need to get a Turkey Visa? Then here you have the answers-5 great reasons to visit Istanbul. Istanbul is such a wonder! The beauty of this harbor city is just phenomenal.  It is uniquely located bordering two great divides-this impacts the […]

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From Miami to New York: An American Road Trip

Taking a road trip from Miami to New York is probably one of the best trips anyone can make by themselves, with family, or with a group of friends.  There are a number of fantastic stops along the coastal route; the beaches are wonderful and the scenery is breathtaking the whole way.  You could make […]

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American Road Trip: Miami To New York

The Miami to New York route is one of the best road trips to take in the USA, with so many fantastic stops along the way the road trip is great to take alone, with friends or with a family. The coastal route will make sure you take in some of the most amazing beaches […]

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The Sights and Sounds of Singapore

My father grew up in Singapore in a small town just outside of the capital city. Years after moving to the Czech Republic and starting a family, we decided to visit where he grew up to take a trip down memory lane. While it wasn’t our first time traveling as a family, this was our […]

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Cruises: Not Just for the Old and Retired!

Cruises used to be considered something to do when you are retired. Working for forty or fifty years earns you the right to travel the world in luxury and comfort. Should you really wait until you retire to enjoy all that a cruise has to offer? We don’t think so, and neither do the tour […]

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