Far Away Places Archive

Stunning Ibiza Sunsets: Top Places to End the Day

Ibiza is known for its party reputation. But when you travel here for your holiday, one of the best memories that you will take home with you is the fabulous sunsets. You can see sunsets all over the island, and they really are incredible spectacles. Here are a few of the top destinations for you […]

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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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River VS Ocean Cruises: What’s Included?

In recent years, river and ocean cruises have become two of the most popular types of holiday. With thousands of travellers opting for the water over traditional beach getaways, the cruise market looks to be growing exponentially – but if you had to choose one or the other, which would you opt for? Although each […]

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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 Days Out with Kids in Minneapolis

When you’re heading off for a day out with kids in Minneapolis, the only problem is which destination to choose. The Twin Cities have an amazing choice of great places to visit, with something to delight everyone from tots to teens, plus moms and dads too! Whatever the weather outside, you’ll find plenty to do […]

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The 20 best river cruises

From new ships in Burma to historic-style steamboats in the States and private visits in Venice to rumba on the Rhine 1. Luxury in Burma Burma is the cruising hotspot of the moment and a new name on the Irrawaddy and Chindwin rivers this year is Sanctuary Retreats whose new luxury all-suite vessel, Sanctuary Ananda, is […]

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The Lonely Planet looks rather empty from up here in cyberspace

Long hair, dusty backpacks, dirt roads and a blue-spined travel bible: for more than 40 years thousands of young adventurers have relied on Lonely Planet guidebooks to navigate themselves through unfamiliar countries. News that the Australian publisher is to make about 80 of its 450-odd staff redundant prompted a tsunami of blubbing from travellers who […]

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