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


8 Reasons Maine Should Be on Your Bucket List

With 52 states to choose from, it’s hard to pick a favourite. That being said, Maine, in the north-east corner of North America, does have an awful lot going for it; a landscape that varies from craggy coastlines to freshwater lakes and forested mountains, … Continue reading

April 25, 2017 by Emma Brisdion


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


What it’s Like to Fly Business Class with British Airways

If I’ve learnt one thing during my many long-haul flights between the UK and my hometown in Australia, it’s that a flatbed is worth its weight in gold. If you can afford it; do it. And if you’re not sure if you can afford … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 by Lauren Burvill


A Guide to Visiting New York for the Second Time

New York is one of those cities you can’t just do once. It transforms at the speed of lightning, meaning the list of things to do in New York is not just long, but ever changing. I’ve been lucky enough to visit the city … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 by Lauren Burvill


The Ultimate 50 Things to Do In the USA

Forget the tourist traps and clichés. At Flight Centre we’ve worked with our Experts both here and in the USA to come up with the ultimate list of things to do in the Land of the Free. These experiences are all tried and tested … Continue reading

March 9, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


The Best Ways to See New Orleans

Teetering on the banks of the Mississippi – the arterial vein of the Deep South – French-founded New Orleans is the USA like you’ve never experienced before. Voodoo myths are as fascinating as the seductive soul music, Creole cuisine is interwoven through all of … Continue reading

March 8, 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


Eastern USA: Boston to New York and Washington DC

Midway through my plate of delicious lobster ravioli, it starts: “Do you mind if I take a quick picture?” There’s a queue of tourists – writes Clare Thorp – cameras in hand, eager to snap me eating my lunch. I wonder if they’ve mistaken me for … Continue reading

February 20, 2017 by Flight Centre UK