Behind the Scenes of Louisiana’s Houmas House with Kevin Kelly

Houmas House isn’t your average Louisiana plantation home. Nestled midway between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, it has been voted the ‘Best Historic Mansion’ by USA Today and, with 21 beautifully decorated guestrooms to choose from – each one boasting unique décor – you … Continue reading

May 26, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


Instatraveller: Burma the Adventure Cat

This month’s Instatraveller is the beautiful @BurmaAdventureCat, who travels around the USA with his owner Stephen. Here we catch up with Stephen about how his lovable moggy has become such an Instagram sensation, with 50,000 followers and counting: A post shared by Burma Adventure … Continue reading

May 8, 2017 by Tessa Watkins


A Beginner’s Guide to Exploring Iran with G Adventures

The cat’s been out of the bag for a while, and Iran is now officially the worst-kept secret on the tourist radar. Last year, direct flights from London took off for Tehran after a four-year hiatus and the UK Embassy re-opened its doors in … Continue reading

April 28, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


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


What it’s Like to Get Engaged and Married at Uluru

When Flight Centre customer Philippa Hyams first travelled to Uluru, she had no idea how significant the destination would become for her. After husband Robert took her by surprise and got down on one knee here after the pair had been together 18 years, … Continue reading

April 13, 2017 by Tessa Watkins


Instatraveller: Globetrotting Cats Bolt & Keel

Travelling cats @BoltandKeel have gone from rags to riches fast; from unwanted kittens to grown-up felines who have the world as their oyster (and we all know how much cats love fish). It’s not always nice when you find out some friends have travelled more … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 by Tessa Watkins


Shopping Secrets From Around the World

Former fashion stylist and style writer Isabel Dexter shares her shopping secrets from around the globe… Bags of style in Mexico Last year, I went to Tulum in Mexico for a chilled-out beach holiday and stumbled across a gem of a shop called Artesania … Continue reading

April 5, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


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


13 Travel Apps that are Genuinely Useful

In a world of app stores, crammed to bursting with useful and useless alike, it can be easy to fill up a smart phone with apps that promise the world and deliver nothing more than a dead battery. Below is a list of genuinely … Continue reading

April 3, 2017 by Kirsten Cardrick


5 Travel April Fools’ Day Pranks We Wish Were True…

The history behind April Fools’ Day is a bit muddy. Did it stem from the turn of the seasons? Or from the adoption of a new calendar? We may not have the answer, but what we do know for certain is that, since the … Continue reading

March 31, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg