Far away places, with strange-sounding names,
Far away over the sea.
Those Far away places with strange-sounding names,
Are calling, calling to me.
Going to China, or maybe Siam.
I want to see for myself
Those far away places I’ve been reading about
In a book that I took from the shelf
(I copied the lyrics from this web page, Dean Martin – FAR AWAY PLACES LYRICS, but I prefer Margaret Whiting’s version on recording. Bing Crosby also sang the song, which was written by Margaret Whiting’s father.) Continue reading Best New Travel-Inspiring Books of 2011