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


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


Why Australians love the Gold Coast

I love the Gold Coast. I’m not ashamed to admit it. Even in spite of its long suffering reputation for glitzy excess. To put it in perspective, the Gold Coast is to Australia what Miami is to the USA.  And while some of the … Continue reading

May 22, 2017 by Lauren Burvill


All Aboard The Ghan Train in Australia

Spectacular scenery, comfort and camaraderie are among the many reasons The Ghan train expedition has stood the test of time. Originally dubbed The Afghan Express, the Australian locomotive was named after the pioneering cameleers – once thought to be from Afghanistan, but in fact from … Continue reading

May 18, 2017 by Phil Murray


The Best Places to Visit in South Australia

While smaller than most of the country’s other state capitals, you’ll soon feel at home in the welcoming little city of Adelaide. And with many of South Australia’s best attractions within easy reach, this self-drive Journey will give you plenty of time to explore … Continue reading

May 15, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


An Interview with Bistrode CBD, Sydney

Keeping things simple – and local – is always on the menu at Sydney restaurant Bistrode CBD… “You know how Chanel used to say you should get dressed up and then take one item off?” asks Jane Strode. “I think that’s a good way … Continue reading

May 11, 2017 by Phil Murray


The Best Two-Week Australia Holidays

As the world’s number one travel company to Australia, we know all there is to know about the Land Down Under – and that includes sorting the fact from the fiction. As it happens, we love busting myths, especially the common misconception where people … Continue reading

May 10, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


Flight Centre Travel Blog Awards 2017 Winners Announced

Voting for Flight Centre’s Travel Blog Awards for 2017 has now closed and we are excited to now announce the winners. Thank you to all who took part in the voting. This year we received thousands of votes across all ten categories. The winners … Continue reading

May 9, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


A Guide to Visiting Phillip Island

Less than two hours from Melbourne, Phillip Island is the perfect destination for wildlife and wilderness lovers. Think waddling little penguins, koalas sleeping in the trees and vast, undulating landscapes, complete with protected nature parks. Beyond that there’s the world-famous Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, … Continue reading

May 4, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


The Ultimate 50 Things to Do in Australia

Australia may be big, but our Travel Experts know it better than anyone – which is where this epic list comes in. Escape the tourist horde and really get under the skin of the Land Down Under with these top 50 activities and excursions, … Continue reading

May 3, 2017 by Flight Centre UK