Flight Centre Travel Blog

Jul 30 2015

The World’s Best Overwater Bungalow Escapes

Lauren Burvill

If you haven’t heard of our Escapes holiday range yet, now is the perfect time to find out more. Launched in June, Escapes are amazing travel experiences to the world’s most desirable hotels and resorts, including the world’s best overwater bungalows. Park Hyatt Maldives Where: … Continue reading

Jul 29 2015

Insider Secrets: Life as a Tour Guide in Vietnam

Buffalo Tours

It’s not every day that you get to attend a Vietnamese cooking class, hitch a ride on a sea plane above Ha Long Bay and take a luxury cruise down the Mekong Delta. Unless you work for Buffalo Tours that is. When we sent … Continue reading

Jul 28 2015

Top 10 Favourite Street Foods Around the World

Flight Centre UK

When it comes to travelling the world and trying the best market cuisine, Melissa Hie from @GirlEatWorld has you covered. We’ve asked this foodie to let us in on her favourite road-side dishes from across the globe. Who doesn’t love street food? It’s delicious, offers you a … Continue reading

Jul 27 2015

7 New Things to do in Noosa

Ashton Rigg

This article originally appeared on Flight Centre Australia’s blog A glamorous resort town with just the right amount of barefoot-hippie sway, Noosa is the queen of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, just a short jaunt from cultural Brisbane. Overflowing with boutiques, bars and beach-facing coffee shops, … Continue reading

Jul 24 2015

Mauritius: The Star of the Indian Ocean

Flight Centre UK

Is Mauritius in Africa, asks Dawn Jorgensen? We’re gathered around a table enjoying dinner while the warm sea breeze catches my shoulders, water laps below the wooden deck and plates of food infused with rich Indian flavours arrive by generous portion. Laughter and lightness abounds, … Continue reading

Jul 23 2015

6 Reasons to Visit Australia in Winter

Elle Croft

As an Australian, I used to be totally acclimatised to the weather Down Under. When winter hit you’d see me bundled in scarves and jackets complaining about the ‘freezing’ weather. It was, in fact, about 15 degrees on a cold day where I grew … Continue reading

Jul 22 2015

12 Photos That Make Us Want to Go to India

Flight Centre UK

As a travel photographer, Christopher Atkinson, aka Ascending Aperture, looks at each new city, jungle, or village with a completely different perspective to most travellers. India is one of those countries that not everyone thinks they can visit, but as Christopher’s photographs show, it’s worth putting … Continue reading

Jul 21 2015

What to Eat and Drink in Cape Town

Anna Howard

This post originally appeared on Flight Centre Australia’s blog. Ah, Cape Town. The Rainbow City. Home of the World Cup 2010. A fine city to wear your stretchy pants. Considered one of the most beautiful destinations in the world, Cape Town is a paradise … Continue reading

Jul 20 2015

8 Reasons to Say Hi to Mackay, Queensland

Ashton Rigg

This post originally appeared on Flight Centre Australia’s blog Mackay is one of those places that grows on you. At first you might not even be aware of its existence, but once you’ve had a taste of that sweet, laid back lifestyle you’ll start … Continue reading

Jul 17 2015

What Guidebook Style Suits You?

Alexandra Gregg

With an abundance of well-stocked bookstores on the high street, not to mention the rise of online literary retailers like Amazon, choosing the right guidebook to accompany you on the road can be a tad overwhelming. A lot of it comes down to your … Continue reading