Faraway Files #91

September 13, 2018
September 13, 2018 Hilary

Faraway Files #91

I’m hosting Faraway Files this week, and after all your fabulous posts from last week’s edition I’m excited to find out where you’ll be taking me next! From hiking adventures in Norway and New Zealand, castles in Portugal and graffiti in Venice Beach there was a little bit of everything and I’ve definitely added to my ever growing travel wish list.

My kids went back to school weeks ago, but autumn isn’t here just yet and I’m holding on tight to the last days of summer. With this in mind I’m sharing our visit to Laguna Beach just an hour “or so” from Los Angeles and the perfect place for that one last summer hurrah!

Pirates Tower Laguna Beach California

Pirates Tower Laguna Beach

Corey was my co-host last week. Here are some of our favorites:

Waimangu Volcanic Valley: World’s Youngest Geothermal System – Albom Adventures

Inferno Crater Lake at Waimangu Volcanic Valley, Rotorua New Zealand

The Hill Town of Óbidos, Portugal – Our World For You

Looking up at the castle, Óbidos, Portugal

Top 10 Things To Do In Stavanger, Norway – Go Live Young

Stavanger in Norway

Best Places to Visit in Lovable Sri Lanka – Kat Pegi Mana: Where is Kat Going?
best places to visit sri lanka polonnaruwa
Traditional Catalan Food to try in Costa Barcelona – Catherine’s Cultural Wednesdays
Valles Orientales Tomatoes

Welcome to Faraway Files, the travel link up hosted every Thursday by Erin from Oregon Girl around the World, Katy from Untold Morsels, Corey from Fifi + Hop, Hilary from Hilarystyle and Clare from Suitcases and Sandcastles.

Faraway Files is a weekly file of the best travel ideas on the web. We want to dream of faraway places, make new travel plans and share our travel secrets. We hope you’ll link up and inspire us to travel to new places or revisit a place we thought we knew. We know that you can feel faraway even when close to home, so share your experiences of travels near and far wherever you are in the world.

Don’t forget to comment on the hosts’ posts as well as any others that catch your eye. The more links you read and share the more fun and successful our community will be, so please join in.

We’ll try to read and comment on every post and we’ll share them on social media too. Each week we’ll choose our favourites and highlight them on our blogs and social media channels using #FarawayFiles.

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I love to travel & explore the world both near and far! I do my best to make the most out of life each and everyday! I have two boys and they are, at the ages of 13 and 18, world travelers and all around go along guys. There isnt anywhere I cant take them. It is my hope this blog will be a way to share the fun things Ive learned while on our many adventures together!

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