Far Away Places Archive

When Frequent Travellers Go on Holiday

Hang on – what on earth am I talking about here? I mean after all, aren’t frequent travellers always on the road, jumping at any chance to take a holiday? Well, let me throw in an English lesson while I’m at it explaining the difference between the exploits of frequent travellers versus what tourists get […]

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Four Amazing Travel Destinations for Vegetarian Foodies

If you’re a vegetarian, you’ve probably been faced with a lack of choice and selection your whole life when it comes to eating out; it’s one of the most common problems of being a veggie. As the UK becomes more and more health conscious in recent years, vegetarian and vegan dining is becoming a big […]

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Travel doctor: How to avoid holiday pitfalls — and learn from others’ mistakes

Tales of miserable flight delays, over-booked hotels, ridiculous car rental charges and online booking disasters have filled the Travel Doctor postbag this year. I’ve claimed thousands of pounds in compensation for Times readers in 2015. Here are some of my success stories — with tips on how to avoid travel trouble in 2016.

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A General Guide To The Cheltenham Festival

Earlier this year, we wrote a quick post about the chance to visit the Cheltenham Festival for the first time. And now that the horse racing season is (apparently) pretty much wrapped up in the UK, it seems a good time to spread the word about Cheltenham, so anyone who hopes to go can prepare […]

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Finding the Right Company for Your Long Distance Move

One of the biggest decisions a person will have to make in their lifetime is in regards to where they will live. For some people, moving around is just part of their life, which means they will have to get familiar with the moving process. One of the most complicated moving processes you will have […]

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Top five things to see in Rio de Janeiro

For a perfect blend of breath-taking scenery, evocative street culture and massive sporting events, it’s hard to beat the delights of Rio de Janeiro. However, the Brazilian city is so big that it can be tough to fit everything in, so here’s a look at the top five things that you must check out on […]

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Neil Emilfarb rediscovering Dukley: Then and Now

Located in the southeastern part of the Europe, on the coastline of the Adriatic Sea on the Balkan Peninsula, the land of Doclea is a state with a rich history and national heritage behind it, stretching back for millenniums. It was first referenced as the land of the Roman Empire vassals, but in the 9th […]

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