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


The Best Hotels in Dubai and Beyond

I don’t know about you, but I am already thinking about my holiday for 2017. I’ve been lucky enough to visit some mesmerising countries this year, but the one destination I am yet to tick off my list is Dubai. Dramatic desert landscapes, dazzling … Continue reading

December 21, 2016 by Tessa Watkins


48 Hours in Abu Dhabi

Andy Sherwood, Editor of What’s On Abu Dhabi, explains why the city makes the perfect summer stopover for families who need to catch their breath on journeys to Southeast Asia and beyond… Towering over the glittering waters of the Arabian Gulf, Abu Dhabi may … Continue reading

September 26, 2016 by Flight Centre UK


Top 10 Reasons to Book with Flight Centre

Whether you’re thinking of booking a tailor-made holiday to Australia to mark that special occasion, a short break to Europe with your family, or a couples’ beach Escape to the Maldives, our Travel Experts have the knowledge and expertise to create a trip that … Continue reading

June 3, 2016 by Flight Centre UK


8 Star Wars Locations you have to Visit

What better way to celebrate Star Wars Day (4th May or rather, ‘May the Fourth’) and the recent release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, than by paying homage to the incredible locations in which the movies were filmed? And no, we’re not talking … Continue reading

May 4, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg


7 of the Best Views in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is one of the world’s most photogenic cities, but where best to soak up its charms? Hazel Plush ventures out in search of its finest viewpoints… Best for… City vistas – with cocktails To really experience Abu Dhabi, you have to get up … Continue reading

March 31, 2016 by Hazel Plush


8 of the Best Places to Eat in Abu Dhabi

From leisurely breakfasts and cheap eats, to budget-busting dinners and everything in between – Hazel Plush finds an Abu Dhabi restaurant for every occasion… Best for… Breakfast With its chintzy Victorian furniture, curtained-off corner booths and serious addiction to floral patterns, Shakespeare & Co … Continue reading

March 24, 2016 by Hazel Plush


The Best Spots for an Amazing View in Dubai

It can’t be denied that when it comes to impressive, flashy cities, Dubai sits right at the top of the list. It boasts a towering collection of glittering skyscrapers that sprawl as far as the eye can see, not to mention panoramas of the … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 by Keyta Hawkins


New Year, New Travel Resolutions in 2016

Paying off debts, saving money, quitting smoking, spending more time with your family and going to the gym three times a week are all perfectly valid goals for January, but let’s face it – how happy will they really make you in 2016? It’s … Continue reading

January 1, 2016 by Flight Centre UK


A Shopaholic’s Guide: 5 Must-Visit Shopping Spots in Dubai

Dubai is a shoppers’ paradise; no trip here is complete without spending a few days in its malls and souks, at the Shopping Festival, or exploring other smaller local markets. I’d heard this statement many times in the past from quite a few people but … Continue reading

December 30, 2015 by Flight Centre UK