What it’s Like to Get Engaged and Married at Uluru

When Flight Centre customer Philippa Hyams first travelled to Uluru, she had no idea how significant the destination would become for her. After husband Robert took her by surprise and got down on one knee here after the pair had been together 18 years, … Continue reading

April 13, 2017 by Tessa Watkins


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


A City Guide to Hanoi

Before you leap into your Vietnamese odyssey, spend time in colourful Hanoi, a 24-hour city with a historic heart… Rise and shine Despite the lively hustle, Hanoi has a green and peaceful heart. Hoan Kiem Lake and pagoda is steeped in legend and considered … Continue reading

April 7, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


7 Reasons to Visit Guatemala

Some of my fondest memories of Central America are from my time in Guatemala, a country that quickly became one of my favourites and which offers everything that Central America is known for: breathtaking nature, historical sites spanning centuries, bright towns and vibrant cities. … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 by Claus Gurumeta


How to Experience the Best of Costa Rica in 7 Days

As soon as we crossed the border from Panama, it was clear we had entered Costa Rica. Somehow, the vegetation seemed greener, despite both countries virtually sharing the same geography. Our bus rode on seaside roads and through lush jungles, past miles upon miles … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 by Claus Gurumeta


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


An Insider’s Guide to Vietnam

Local knowledge is the key to unlocking the secrets of a place. That’s why we’ve partnered with Buffalo Tours for our Asia Journeys. Meet Tuong, your Vietnamese guide… Everyone should visit once Vietnam’s diverse scenery, culture and food offer visitors completely different experiences. From … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


How to Survive Travelling with your Partner

One of the most exciting things for couples to experience is to be lost overseas with each other. Travelling with your partner can mean discovering new places together, cultivating loves for new foods and drinks, and learning more about yourself and each other. That said, … Continue reading

February 27, 2017 by Two Bohemians


Discover the Beauty of Uluru

Wiru is the local Anangu people’s word meaning ‘beautiful’. I’d expected the landscape surrounding the imposing monolith we’ve come here to see to be stark and unforgiving. Instead, the intensely red soil is punctuated by pretty flowers, lush plants and hardy, albeit short, trees. … Continue reading

February 21, 2017 by Phil Murray


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