What it’s Really Like Inside Etihad’s ‘The Residence’

I’m lying down on a soft double bed, nuzzling into a plush duvet. A 27-inch TV shines softly at the end of the bed. If I close my eyes I could easily be in my bed at home in London. Instead, I’m lying in … Continue reading

June 28, 2017 by Lauren Burvill


The Most Vegan-Friendly Places in Europe

It might have been slightly slow to get going but the vegan scene is finally taking off amid the meat and dairy-rich food of Europe. Veganism isn’t necessarily the norm in the world of brie and bratwurst but getting a veggie ‘not dog’ won’t be … Continue reading

June 27, 2017 by Kirsten Cardrick


The Best Ways to Explore Australia

From soaring above the world’s largest coral reef to hiking mountain passes and paddling down majestic rivers, there are as many ways to explore Australia as there are wonders to behold… BY AIR: Take your breath away While the Great Barrier Reef offers myriad … Continue reading

June 26, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


How I Got Hooked on Queensland

My best-ever month was spent exploring Queensland with a childhood friend, tells Ellie Fazan. Swimming in the dazzling blue water off the coast; barbecuing seafood so fresh it jumped onto our plates; camping under starlight. Then losing ourselves in a wet, green world far … Continue reading

June 23, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


Washington DC Cool: Trading Monuments for Travel Moments

The USA features on most travel bucket lists; the dazzling lights of Vegas, coastal drives in California, shopping in New York City – the lot. But there’s one city that offers a genuine slice of American flair and that’s the capital: Washington DC. You’ll visit … Continue reading

June 22, 2017 by Adam Vanstone


Rocky Mountaineer to Launch Revamped GoldLeaf Service

Picture this: you’re chugging through some of the richest mountain landscapes in the world, surrounded by delicious Canadian wine and a la carte cuisine, with the prospect of a possible bear, moose or elk sighting ahead… This is the Rocky Mountaineer’s soul-stirring GoldLeaf Service … Continue reading

June 21, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


9 Fun Facts about the Great Barrier Reef

Famous the world over for its colourful corals and fascinating fishes, the Great Barrier Reef sits high on the travel must-sees list. Together with Sydney and Uluru, it forms part of Australia’s trio of top sights, with many travellers combining the three for the … Continue reading

June 20, 2017 by Angela Griffin


Behind the Scenes of Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer with Chef JP

The Rocky Mountaineer makes many a bucket list – whether you’re retired and looking to splurge, on a honeymoon, celebrating a special occasion or simply planning the trip of a lifetime. But what really goes on behind the scenes of this Canadian icon? What lengths do … Continue reading

June 19, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


Tried & Tested: the Best of Hawaii’s Eateries

Our Expert Jackie Brown-Yurkin, Flight Centre’s Hawaii Product Manager, knows a thing or two about eating in Hawaii. So when we asked her for her top recommendations for places to eat in the Aloha State, she jumped at the chance to share her favourites. … Continue reading

June 16, 2017 by Angela Griffin


Discovering the Gardens of Houmas House, Louisiana

Summer has finally arrived and pruning our gardens has suddenly become a very big deal. Homeowners around the country (and the world) are running around getting fresh soil, planting out new flowers, getting the patio in order… and none more so than Craig Black, … Continue reading

June 15, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg