How to Go Big in Bangkok

Bangkok. From colonial architecture to rooftop bars and foodie delights, this Southeast Asia stopover destination – with its head-whirling mix of old and new – has it all, says Dave Stamboulis… See the sights While the Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the … Continue reading

May 16, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


Singapore Sling: A Stopover Guide to Singapore

Vibrant street life, stunning green spaces, spectacular architecture. And don’t even get us started on the food… With surprises at every turn, a stopover in Singapore is oh so much more than a one-night affair, says expat writer Mo Lawson. If you have 24 … Continue reading

April 21, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


A City Guide to Hanoi

Before you leap into your Vietnamese odyssey, spend time in colourful Hanoi, a 24-hour city with a historic heart… Rise and shine Despite the lively hustle, Hanoi has a green and peaceful heart. Hoan Kiem Lake and pagoda is steeped in legend and considered … Continue reading

April 7, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


An Insider’s Guide to Vietnam

Local knowledge is the key to unlocking the secrets of a place. That’s why we’ve partnered with Buffalo Tours for our Asia Journeys. Meet Tuong, your Vietnamese guide… Everyone should visit once Vietnam’s diverse scenery, culture and food offer visitors completely different experiences. From … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


12 Striking Examples of Islamic Architecture that You Should See

Islamic architecture, with its vibrant colours and ornate arches, has given us some of the world’s most striking buildings. While the majority are mosques, you’ll also find some impressive tombs, palaces and forts adorned with the style’s distinctive minarets and domes. But it’s the … Continue reading

March 9, 2017 by Angela Griffin


15 Things I Learned When I Hiked to Everest Base Camp

To maximise our chances of reaching Everest Base Camp in one piece, my husband and I did plenty of research before we’d even set foot in Nepal. But no amount of reading could prepare us for actually being there, and how much we would … Continue reading

February 22, 2017 by Angela Griffin


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


Sri Lanka: The Island that Has it All

Some countries leave their mark immediately. Sri Lanka was most definitely one of those – there was no way I could stop the kind, attentive nature of the locals and spectacular mountains and beaches from winning me over. After all, there aren’t many other islands … Continue reading

January 27, 2017 by Adam Vanstone


10 Things I Learned Travelling as a Woman in India

A couple of years ago I found myself on a trip to India. A trip that involved driving 3,000 miles around the southern states of the sub continent, jail-time and many an exasperated expression. It’s a story for another time, but there are some … Continue reading

January 16, 2017 by Lauren Williams


5 Things I Ate in Singapore

Singapore’s food is a fusion of ancient recipes, traditional flavours and modern styles. The multi-cultural, diverse population also brings a unique combination of cuisines from across the world. You’ll find a Singaporean take on everything, from south Indian curries to Korean bibimbap and toast. … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 by Daisy Cropper