Around Melbourne in 6 Restaurants

Contrary to popular Australian clichés, Australian food is more than just ‘shrimp on the barbie’ and Tim Tams. It’s farm to table restaurants, multicultural fusion, pop-up food trucks, gourmet brunches and coffee with a cult following. The beacon of all of this and more … Continue reading

April 27, 2017 by Lauren Burvill


8 Things That Could Only Happen in Australia

‘Unique’ is a word that comes naturally to Australia. It applies to the landscape which runs the gamut from tropical to desert, bustling cities to deserted beaches and even snow-capped mountains (yes, it snows in Australia). It describes the country’s humour and the inherent laid-back … Continue reading

April 19, 2017 by Lauren Burvill


10 Foods You Have to Try in Australia

This month marks two years since I packed up my summer clothes and moved to the UK – only to never wear said summer clothes again. To commemorate my two year anniversary, I decided to blog about the things I missed about Australia. The … Continue reading

April 4, 2017 by Lauren Burvill


What it’s Like to Fly Business Class with British Airways

If I’ve learnt one thing during my many long-haul flights between the UK and my hometown in Australia, it’s that a flatbed is worth its weight in gold. If you can afford it; do it. And if you’re not sure if you can afford … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 by Lauren Burvill


A Guide to Visiting New York for the Second Time

New York is one of those cities you can’t just do once. It transforms at the speed of lightning, meaning the list of things to do in New York is not just long, but ever changing. I’ve been lucky enough to visit the city … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 by Lauren Burvill


The Coolest Things to Do in Tokyo

As a city with over 13 million inhabitants and almost 150 skyscrapers, Tokyo rewards those who do their research. Its best sushi can be hidden behind a curtain, or a buzzing beer scene can be found down a dark laneway. To experience the city’s true … Continue reading

February 7, 2017 by Lauren Burvill


3 Reasons Why You’ll Love Australia’s Top End

As soon as I step off the plane it hits me like a slap in the face. The heat. Warm and thick with humidity. You’d pay good money for a blast of it back home in winter. But here it’s everywhere and, as a … Continue reading

January 23, 2017 by Lauren Burvill


How to Spend 3 Days in Sydney

If, like me, perfect to you is a big city vibe with golden beaches at your fingertips, then Sydney is your bliss. Australia’s largest and most famous city, the capital of New South Wales is often the main entry point into Australia, and so … Continue reading

January 18, 2017 by Lauren Burvill


7 New York TV Locations You Can Actually Eat At

Ever wanted to enjoy a cup of coffee in Luke’s Diner from Gilmore Girls? Or a piece of pie from the café in Twin Peaks? You’re not alone. If pop culture and food go together for you like coffee and Friends or pizza and the Ninja … Continue reading

November 7, 2016 by Lauren Burvill


The Best Way to See the Grand Canyon in One Day

When planning a USA holiday, it can be hard to match everything you want to see with the time you have. While there are plenty of ways to get around this matter (just ask our Experts) one of our favourite US travel secrets at Flight Centre … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 by Lauren Burvill