7 Things to Do When it Rains in Vancouver

While Vancouver in the sunshine is utterly glorious, the city has plenty to offer on a rainy day too. So when a deluge hits, don’t just sit there getting soggy; try one of these things to do when it rains in Vancouver: Take afternoon … Continue reading

April 20, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


6 Things to Know Before you Go Skiing

Skiing is a holiday activity that people return to year after year. It’s fun, exhilarating and rewarding to speed down a beautiful snow-covered slope with the cool wind in your face. That said, we know that strapping on a set of skis for the first … Continue reading

March 2, 2017 by Kirsten Cardrick


Where to See Polar Bears

If you’re into animals, there’s nothing quite like seeing a polar bear in the wild. Catch a glimpse of even a tiny tuft of that soft, creamy fur, and it’ll feel like you’ve stumbled upon the holy grail of wildlife experiences. That’s because seeing … Continue reading

February 14, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


An Expert’s Guide to Eastern Canada and the USA

“Amazing cities, history and culture, stunning lakes, mountains and national parks, and an abundance of nature. They’ve got it all!” As you can tell, Dominique Kotsias loves the east coast of Canada and the USA. She has worked at Flight Centre for 10 years … Continue reading

February 6, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


Wild Card: 9 Days in Eastern Canada

For first-time visitors to Toronto, the city may look oddly familiar. This might be because it often plays body double for New York and other big cities in Hollywood movies. Mean Girls, Good Will Hunting, The Incredible Hulk and even American Psycho all feature … Continue reading

January 12, 2017 by Angela Griffin


Incredible Travel Experiences to Add to Your Next Holiday

Wherever your next trip of a lifetime holiday is, make sure you add one of these extra-special travel experiences to your adventure. Because at Flight Centre, we know that it’s the Journey and the destination that count… Australia Travel The Ghan railway An epic 1,851-mile … Continue reading

October 6, 2016 by Flight Centre UK


Canada: East vs West

Whether you opt for the east and its charming, historic cities, great whale watching and delectable seafood, or the west and its wide-open spaces, bears, and chic, eclectic hubs, you’re going to have a good time in Canada. But, just in case you’re torn … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg


Where to Chase the Northern Lights

The aurora borealis can be a crafty mistress. When darkness descends between September and March each year, she teases the skies with dancing flecks of white and twirling ribbons of green. But we never know exactly when she’s going to appear. Will she be … Continue reading

September 8, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg


8 of the Best Railway Journeys in the World

From chugging past the alpine peaks of Canada’s Rocky Mountains or slicing through Australia’s scorched Red Centre, railways can provide brilliant (and comfortable) portals to some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. Train journeys cut into vistas where no other transport can go, offering a … Continue reading

August 23, 2016 by Rhodri Andrews


10 Things I Ate in Canada

Canada is perhaps not the first country that springs to mind when you think of culinary excellence, but it should be. On a recent trip to Ontario, I gorged on some of the best food I’ve had in a long time, made with fresh, local … Continue reading

August 3, 2016 by Angela Griffin