In Conversation about Africa Conservation

“When you realise the value of all life, you dwell less on what is past and concentrate more on the preservation of the future” – Dian Fossey Watching Lake Nakuru’s shores turn an electric shade of pink as the flamingos glide along the water, … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


My Day in Aarhus, European Capital of Culture 2017

When Aarhus was named European Capital of Culture for 2017, even the most travel-obsessed among us were a little baffled. Where on earth was it? And what exactly can you do there? Luckily, I had accidentally been to Aarhus in October 2016, and was … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 by Angela Griffin


15 Things I Learned When I Hiked to Everest Base Camp

To maximise our chances of reaching Everest Base Camp in one piece, my husband and I did plenty of research before we’d even set foot in Nepal. But no amount of reading could prepare us for actually being there, and how much we would … Continue reading

February 22, 2017 by Angela Griffin


Discover the Beauty of Uluru

Wiru is the local Anangu people’s word meaning ‘beautiful’. I’d expected the landscape surrounding the imposing monolith we’ve come here to see to be stark and unforgiving. Instead, the intensely red soil is punctuated by pretty flowers, lush plants and hardy, albeit short, trees. … Continue reading

February 21, 2017 by Phil Murray


Eastern USA: Boston to New York and Washington DC

Midway through my plate of delicious lobster ravioli, it starts: “Do you mind if I take a quick picture?” There’s a queue of tourists – writes Clare Thorp – cameras in hand, eager to snap me eating my lunch. I wonder if they’ve mistaken me for … Continue reading

February 20, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


A Guide to Travelling Solo

For those thinking of taking a solo trip in 2017, there are plenty of aspects to consider: where to travel? How long for? What to do when you’re there? While the freedom to make these choices completely on your own is exhilarating, the unknown … Continue reading

February 17, 2017 by Daisy Cropper


7 Things to Do along Montenegro’s Coast

Let’s be honest: not a lot of people know an awful lot about Montenegro. Also referred to as Crna Gora, which translates as Black Mountain, Montenegro sits quietly on the edge of the Adriatic Sea, trying in vain to hide its gorgeous beaches, cobblestoned … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 by Angela Griffin


How to Get Over the Holiday Blues

I think we can all agree: travelling is one of the best things you can do. Whether that’s exploring a hidden nook of your own country, a European mini break or that life-changing trip around the world. It’s the eve of unforgettable adventures such … Continue reading

February 15, 2017 by Rhodri Andrews


Where to See Polar Bears

If you’re into animals, there’s nothing quite like seeing a polar bear in the wild. Catch a glimpse of even a tiny tuft of that soft, creamy fur, and it’ll feel like you’ve stumbled upon the holy grail of wildlife experiences. That’s because seeing … Continue reading

February 14, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


The Best Places to Eat in Marbella

Whatever your budget, whatever your mood, Marbella and neighbouring Puerto Banus offer a huge selection of different cuisines, so much so that choosing can be quite the task. Catherine from The Luxury Editor makes things easier for you with her collection of the best … Continue reading

February 13, 2017 by Flight Centre UK