Flight Centre Travel Blog

Oct 2 2015

Incredible Architecture in the Middle East

Mike Tuckerman

This post originally appeared on Flight Centre Australia’s blog Regarded as one of the cradles of civilisation, the Middle East’s complex and at-times chaotic history has given rise to a broad spectrum of architecture. From the labyrinthine souks of the Arabian Peninsula to the … Continue reading

Oct 1 2015

Beneath the Waves in the Bahamas

Emma Brisdion

If the paradise beaches, jovial locals and free-flowing rum culture weren’t enough to tempt you to the tropical beaches of the Bahamas, then a peek into the effervescent world beneath the waves will surely do the trick. The Bahamas boast some of the world’s most … Continue reading

Sep 30 2015

Patagonia: The Frozen Frontier

Mike Tuckerman

This post originally appeared on Flight Centre Australia’s blog “Have gone to Patagonia,” read author Bruce Chatwin’s matter-of-fact telegram to his employer and with that, a new travel destination burst onto tourist maps worldwide. Chatwin’s evocative In Patagonia was soon followed by Paul Theroux’s … Continue reading

Sep 29 2015

6 After-Dark Adventures in Seattle

Hazel Plush

Sleepless in Seattle? From zoo festivals to full-moon kayak tours, we reveal the city’s best night-time spots in this cosmopolitan city. Spend a few nights here before embarking on a Rocky Mountaineer train Journey over the border to Canada. See Seattle’s dark side Not … Continue reading

Sep 28 2015

7 Amazing Pictures That Will Make You Want to go to Western Australia

Stuart Forster

Vast, rugged and peppered with photogenic points of interest, Western Australia is a rewarding place to explore, especially if you’re into photography. With my camera in hand, I picked up a hire car from Perth Airport and set out to see as much of … Continue reading

Sep 25 2015

Instatravellers: the Photographic Flight Attendant

Helen Winter

As a flight attendant, Katrin Tochtermann travels all over the globe while the furthest most of us travel is to the printer and back. Her beautiful Instagram is full of pictures captured on her stopovers with work, as well as personal jaunts. From the colours of … Continue reading

Sep 24 2015

Things to Know Before You go to China

Ross Jennings

“Nǐ chīguòle méiyǒu?” (“Have you eaten?”) seems like an unusual way to greet someone, but only 15 years ago that was a common way of saying hello in China. Although food is still important, nowadays it’s more about “Nǐ chuān de shì shénme páizi?” … Continue reading

Sep 23 2015

5 Reasons to go Wild in Langkawi

Stuart Forster

Many people (myself included) head to Langkawi simply to relax on a beach or unwind at one of the Malaysian island’s spa resorts. But after a couple of days of cocktails and taking it easy, I was keen to get away from the resort … Continue reading

Sep 22 2015

Four Road Trips to Take from Sydney

Mister Weekender

Harbour Bridge, Opera House, Bondi Beach, Luna Park: it’s no surprise Sydney is hailed as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. And with year-round mild temperatures – not to mention postcard-perfect landscapes in which to enjoy the weather – thousands of tourists flock … Continue reading

Sep 21 2015

Queensland’s Most Instagrammable Beaches

Ashton Rigg

This post originally appeared on the Flight Centre Australia blog Winter may be fast approaching in the UK, but spring has already sprung in Australia! A forecast for warmer days ahead has us thinking about our next beach break (and the fact that we can no … Continue reading