Flight Centre Travel Blog

Feb 26 2015

Cereal cafes are popping up all over the world

Lauren Burvill

Japan has always had them, America was quick to follow suit, then Singapore, London and now Melbourne. Much to everyone’s amusement/excitement/amazement cereal cafes are slowly but surely popping up all over the world. So is it a dining fad? Or just a way for … Continue reading

Feb 24 2015

Do’s and don’ts of visiting South Africa

Elle Croft

Speak to a few people about your upcoming trip to South Africa and you’ll get a mixed response. From those who have seen the destination for themselves, you’re likely to be inundated with a rush of affection for the vast, wild, urban, beautiful country. … Continue reading

Feb 19 2015

The rise of celebrity audio tours

Helen Winter

A huge part of visiting a new country is uncovering its history and culture through exhibitions, museums, and world heritage sites. It’s also where you’ll commonly find a large group of people walking around with an intense look on their face wearing a pair … Continue reading

Feb 17 2015

The story behind the image: Dolphins in Kaikoura New Zealand

Flight Centre UK

Welcome to our new series, The Story Behind the Image, in which we ask our team of Airfare Experts to share their favourite travel moments captured on camera. Our first story comes from Sian Thomas. “My friend and I were travelling around and we … Continue reading

Feb 12 2015

Philadelphia: You’ll fall in love with the city’s murals

Suzanne Bearne

Amongst couples, Suzanne Bearne sees a more romantic side to Philadelphia on the Love Letter Train Tour. They say two’s company and three’s a crowd. But how about when you’re the only singleton on your tour group of four couples? And you’re visiting a … Continue reading

Feb 10 2015

Why San Francisco is the new New York

Elle Croft

Think of a city break destination in the USA, and chances are your mind will immediately take you to the bustling metropolis of New York. The Big Apple, where you’ll find world-class entertainment brushing shoulders with surprising outdoor spaces, where fine art and street … Continue reading

Feb 5 2015

The big eats in Texas

Helen Winter

Texas has a larger than life attitude, with its big cowboy hats, huge cities, and overwhelming cuisine. From meat heavy, to Mexican wonders, and vegetarian cafes, here are our top places to eat in Texas. Taste of Texas, Houston. Texas is known for two things … Continue reading

Feb 3 2015

Unwrapping Hong Kong’s Chocolate Trail

Helen Winter

Ever wonder what a real life Willy Wonka chocolate factory looks like? Well, in between January 23rd to March 1st you’ll be able to find it at Hong Kong’s sixth annual Chocolate trail. Held at Hong Kong’s Harbour City, every year the mall is transformed from … Continue reading

Jan 30 2015

Qantas & Samsung Unveil Virtual Reality Experience

Jason Dutton-Smith

This post originally appeared on Flight Centre AU Qantas and Samsung today unveiled an industry first. The carrier will be trialing a new Virtual Reality (VR) technology that delivers passengers a three dimensional experience in a 360 degree interactive format. At the click of a … Continue reading

Jan 29 2015

The world’s most Instagrammed destinations

Lauren Burvill

The Golden Gate Bridge? Sydney Harbour? Ha Long Bay? While these may be some of our favourite sights to snap, the 300 million users on Instagram have other ideas. Last month everyone’s favourite #filter social media released a definitive list of the most Instagrammed … Continue reading