A City Break Guide to Athens

Athens has long been a traveller hotspot, but typically only for a day, when travellers have grand plans to either hire a car and head north in search of ancient history and epic hikes, or use it as a jumping off point for island … Continue reading

May 25, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


4 Reasons Why You Should Visit Iceland’s Secret Lagoon

No visit to Iceland is complete without a dip in a geothermal pool. Since settlers first discovered the glacier-capped island, the naturally-heated lagoons have offered bathing solutions and provided a centre for leisure and relaxation. Everyone knows the Blue Lagoon; the healing waters and … Continue reading

May 24, 2017 by Emma Brisdion


6 Things to Do in Slovenia

Slovenia is one of those places where you can’t help but feel that fairytales are set. Clifftop castles overlooking old towns? Check. Lakes that reflect the sky, punctured by tiny islands with picture-perfect churches? Check. Snow-capped mountains that hide creatures from folklore? Check. Vineyards … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 by Emma Brisdion


The Best Things I Ate in Iceland

When I think of Iceland, I imagine cascading waterfalls, undulating mountains, jaw-dropping scenery and the wanderlust-inducing Northern Lights. Seeing these epic landscapes in real life has been high up on my bucket list for as long as I can remember. And, having been told … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 by Tessa Watkins


An Expert’s Guide to Europe

“From Ibiza’s pink and pretty sunsets to unbelievably good pasta in Italy and historic cities like Amsterdam, Europe is such a versatile destination.” Ruth Jones has worked at Flight Centre for four years, and loves Europe’s diversity. But, she says, beware the countryside! “I … Continue reading

March 20, 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


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


My Day in Aarhus, European Capital of Culture 2017

When Aarhus was named European Capital of Culture for 2017, even the most travel-obsessed among us were a little baffled. Where on earth was it? And what exactly can you do there? Luckily, I had accidentally been to Aarhus in October 2016, and was … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 by Angela Griffin


7 Things to Do along Montenegro’s Coast

Let’s be honest: not a lot of people know an awful lot about Montenegro. Also referred to as Crna Gora, which translates as Black Mountain, Montenegro sits quietly on the edge of the Adriatic Sea, trying in vain to hide its gorgeous beaches, cobblestoned … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 by Angela Griffin


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