Game of Thrones Tour Northern Ireland

Following Game of Thrones to Belfast & Beyond

Anyone who knows even one thing about me will know I am obsessed with Game of Thrones. Last weekend Gaz and I visited Belfast and our main reason for visiting the city was to go on a Game of Thrones...

On Losing a Sister: Two Months On

Today, the 17th January, marks two months since my sister died. This blog is for travel. It’s a happy, positive place. And yet it’s a personal place. It’s my place. I do not want to...

Faraway Lucy’s 2016 in Travel

This year I managed to travel to four new countries, as well as several places within the UK. Alongside the places listed below I also took short trips to Cardiff, Manchester, Leeds and London. Since...

21 Things I Want To Do Before I Turn 21

Following the passing of my sister last month I have had a complete “life is short” mentality overcome me. Maybe it’s just my way of coping with grief and not letting myself fall...

November/December Favourites

November 2016 will always be remembered as the worst month of my entire life (unless some higher being wants to punish me anymore, but I can’t imagine any pain as worse as this). My gorgeous...

How to Travel More Spontaneously

Here at Faraway Lucy you know I’m all for making travel more unique, quirky and spontaneous. It gets you out of your comfort zone (especially when you’re a serial planner like me), and...

Top 5 UK Destinations for a Christmas Break

Dare I say it too early, but *cue Sean Bean’s voice* “winter is coming”. And with winter (if you live in the northen hemisphere) comes Christmas! Whilst there are plenty of places...

Eastin Tan Chiang Mai

My Summer in Hotel Rooms

From glamping pods to hipster hostels to family rental homes, this summer I stayed in a record number of ten hotel* rooms (*hotel, hostel, rental home, glamping). While budget travel is the most...

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