California Wine Regions: Napa vs Sonoma

Choosing the right wine is a thing of great importance – especially in a grape-loving country like the USA. Indeed, Napa and Sonoma are actually the second-most visited attractions in California after Disneyland. But how do you know which is better? Which valley produces … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg

The Best Airport Lounges on the Planet

From its humble beginnings – we’re talking simple lounge chairs and the latest broadsheet – airport lounges have evolved beyond recognition into opulent spaces for pre-flight indulgence and pampering. Some are so plush you’ll almost forget that you’ve gone to the airport for a … Continue reading

July 21, 2016 by First & Business

Instatravellers: Nirvana the Kayaking Dog

Everyone loves a sailing dog, right? Well Sergi Basoli certainly does. And this month we’ve been chatting to this pooch-loving Instatraveller about his three-year mission to kayak along the Mediterranean Coast with only his pup, Nirvana, for company. Two years in, he’s been telling … Continue reading

July 20, 2016 by Tessa Watkins

8 Waterfalls worth Travelling For

There’s something spectacular about seeing a huge waterfall in the flesh; so much so that it can often be the big draw for visiting a particular destination. After all, these plunging, watery forces are ultimately nature at its most raw – they’re forged by … Continue reading

July 19, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg

10 Reasons to Visit Ontario (That Aren’t Niagara Falls)

When I told my friends and family I was going to Canada, they invariably assumed I meant the west coast. Ontario just wasn’t on their radar. “So it’s got Niagara, but why else would you go?” they asked. A good question, and one that … Continue reading

July 18, 2016 by Angela Griffin

How to Take Great Food Photos When Travelling

If you’re a food lover like me, you’ll agree that it’s one of the best things about travelling (and life in general!). A new destination equals a new delicious adventure, and while I aim to try to remember my dining highlights abroad, a photo … Continue reading

July 15, 2016 by Stuart Forster

Dream Travel Jobs: Specialist Airfares Manager Mike Archer

In the last of our Dream Travel Jobs series, we catch up with Mike Archer, manager of Flight Centre’s newest bunch of Experts: the Specialist Airfares teams. Here, he tells us all about his travels loves, what makes his teams so impressive and why … Continue reading

July 14, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg

6 of the Best Road Trip Movies EVER

“I don’t ever remember feeling this awake.” This is just one of the many famous lines Thelma utters to Louise in one of the most iconic US road trip films of all time: Thelma & Louise. And who could blame her? Sure, they had … Continue reading

July 13, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg

The Best Beaches in Cambodia

Thailand is an undeniable favourite for a beach holiday; their beaches are beautiful, the pound goes far, and the weather is almost always good. But as the islands are becoming more and more popular with tourists, Thailand’s eastern neighbour Cambodia, is becoming more appealing … Continue reading

July 12, 2016 by renatawiles

The Grand Canyon: By Helicopter, Jeep and Starlight

I’ve seen a million or more pictures of the Grand Canyon. I thought I knew what to expect when we arrived in Arizona. I was wrong. All the images and all the videos in the world couldn’t have prepared me for the orange, pumpkin … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg