Faraway Files #9

Faraway Files #9

One of my favourite things to do in the world is to relax and savour a lovely glass of red wine. I get a comforting and warming feeling from red wine that I simply don’t get from white wine or champagne. Those drinks are more for celebrations in the sun and fun don’t you think?

So visiting Bordeaux last week was a kind of pilgrimage for me. Bordeaux is the centre of the French region so well-known for its beautiful red wines and in particular my favourite variety Cabernet Sauvignon. I loved exploring this wine focused French city with its interesting mix of old and new architecture.

My Faraway Files post this week is about the incredible new wine museum in Bordeaux that explores every aspect of wine using creative technology and cultural references.

I read many of the posts from last week’s Faraway Files  over a satisfying glass of Bordeaux’s finest. Here are some of my favourites:

Fiji is a tropical paradise and one that is perfect for diving. I relived my own wreck dive off the coast of Nadi reading Juliette from Snow and Snorkel’s post about diving the Raiyawa off Tivua Island.

Traveling always has its ups and downs but a positive attitude makes all the difference. Wander Mum Elizabeth’s post on exploring Gothenburg had me chuckling and nodding along. Looks like a wonderful place to visit too.

Lastly, Jen’s post on the textures of Costa Barcelona resonated with me. I am always looking for those unique details on my travels and I loved seeing the place through her eye for the unusual and special.


About Faraway Files

Faraway Files is a weekly travel link up hosted by Katy from Untold Morsels, Erin from Oregon Girl around the World 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. 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 and Oregon Girl Around the World.

✪ This week Erin from Oregon Girl Around the World hosts the link up so head over to her Faraway Files post to join in. Link up one travel-related post and add the Faraway Files badge available on Oregon Girl Around the World to your blog or link back to the hosts.

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

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

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1 Comment

  1. 8th December 2016 / 7:31 AM

    Thank you for mentioning my post Katy! So glad you liked it. Gothenburg is a great city…but if you go do take a jumper and don’t just visit on a Monday! X

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