Faraway Files #61

temple in japan

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How are those 2018 travel plans shaping up?

I’ve realised that we are going to have to be a lot more organised when the twins start school next year so I’m getting in some practice early.

We booked our flights for a big trip to Japan in September. I am so excited – Japan has been on my bucket list for a very long time. We will definitely visit Tokyo and Osaka but I’d like to see some of the more out of the way places and get into nature.

Detailed itinerary planning is underway so if you have any suggestions I would love to hear them.


Thanks to everyone who joined our Faraway Files link up last week hosted by Clare and Corey. Their favourites were:

A Hole in My Shoe’s guide to the best places to see in Bali and Dear Mummy’s Game of Thrones extravaganza in Dubrovnik


flamenco street performance seville

I’ve always been fascinated with flamenco, There’s something about the passion and drama of the dancing and music that is almost hypnotic. So when we visited Seville recently I made sure to seek out some performances.

Turns out we didn’t have to go too far as music and dance take place in open spaces throughout the city.

The photo above is one of our favourites from the trip. This dancer had my children transfixed for a long time. They were hooked on the swirling skirts and clicking castanets.

My Faraway Files post this week is my guide to enjoying flamenco in Seville.


Fun fact – did you know that there are more flamenco dance schools in Japan than there are in Spain? Apparently the Japanese are obsessed with this art form


About Faraway Files

Faraway Files is a weekly travel link up hosted by Katy from Untold Morsels, Erin from Oregon Girl around the World, Clare from Suitcases and Sandcastles, Corey from Fifi+Hop and Hilary from HilaryStyle

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.

Inspire us to travel to new places or revisit a place we thought we knew. We know that you can feel faraway even when you’re close to home so share your experiences of travels near and far wherever you are in the world.

We’d love you to join us in building a supportive community who will inspire and share each other’s posts. All three hosts will 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.


How it works

✪ The link up will go live every Thursday at 8am, UK time, until midnight on Friday. It will alternate between Untold Morsels, Suitcases and Sandcastles, Oregon Girl Around the World, HilaryStyle and FiFi+Hop.

✪ This week I’m hosting the link up on Untold Morsels so link up a travel-related post and add the Faraway Files badge available below to your blog or link back to the hosts.

✪ Link ups work best if everyone shares so please comment on the hosts’ posts and at least one other.

✪ Tweet us your posts @suitandsand, @UntoldMorsels, @oregongirlworld, @fifiandhop and @hilarystyleme using the hashtag #FarawayFiles and we’ll retweet to our followers


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