7 of the World’s Greatest Adventures: as Experienced by Flight Centre

In honour of the new year fast-approaching, we’ve been talking about what 2016 will bring for travel. The word on everyone’s lips? Adventure. After all, what says new year, new you, more than getting out of your comfort zone and pushing the boundaries of … Continue reading

November 25, 2015 by Alexandra Gregg

Where to Celebrate Thanksgiving in the USA

The US Thanksgiving tradition is a bit of a mystery to us Brits. It’s just an excuse to don an elasticated waistband, eat turkey and drink eggnog… right? Wrong! Thanksgiving (26th November this year) is way more than a warm-up for Christmas. Its origins … Continue reading

November 24, 2015 by Alexandra Gregg

USA: Discover the California Coast

If it’s the legendary Californian coast that appeals, then you’ll find the stunning scenery, picturesque Pacific towns and open roads of this iconic region are closer and easier to reach than you think. The time to go is now… Route 66, the Overseas Highway, … Continue reading

November 23, 2015 by Flight Centre UK

USA: Journey into California’s Canyons

How often have you fantasised about driving a classic American road trip and promised yourself you’ll do it ‘next year’? With our USA Journeys, there really is no excuse to wait. Here we preview a Journey into the canyons… “The clearest way into the … Continue reading

November 20, 2015 by Flight Centre UK

Sunrise atop Indonesia’s Most Famous Volcano: Mount Bromo

I was freezing. Not just cold, mind. Literally down to the bone, convinced that I’d never feel my legs again – that kind of cold. Which surprised me, as I was in Indonesia. It was 4am, pitch black and I had scrambled to dress … Continue reading

November 19, 2015 by Emma Brisdion

8 Ways to Deal with Airport Anxiety

I once missed a flight. It was only a domestic flight and I managed to get another the next morning. But since that momentous turn of events, I have become a sufferer of airport anxiety. And it’s the type of anxiety that has only … Continue reading

November 18, 2015 by Lauren Burvill

Exploring Thailand’s Wild West

When I left for Asia, backpack and boyfriend in tow, I was determined to see more of Thailand than the well-travelled routes. I would visit them too of course, I didn’t want to miss any of the attractions that had made these places so … Continue reading

November 17, 2015 by Emma Brisdion

The Ultimate Luxury Lodges and Camps in Australasia

Want to stay in the depths of the Australian or New Zealand wilderness? Want to do it in style? And with some of the best food and wine on the planet? Well we’ve got the ultimate accommodations to suit you – check out these … Continue reading

November 16, 2015 by Alexandra Gregg

Insider Secrets: Life as an Intrepid Travel Guide

Chris Godrich’s usual ‘day at the office’ can be hard to predict. From finding a goat in his Mongolian ger, to waiting out a sandstorm in the middle of the Gobi Desert, to looking up at the stars above Wadi Rum in Jordan; every working … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 by Helen Winter

How to Choose Your Maldives Island

It’s a happy dilemma to be in, but choosing which Maldives island to stay on (and which resort to relax in) is a toughie. These are the questions you need to ask before booking the holiday of a lifetime… What’s your budget? From the … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 by Hazel Plush