7 Reasons Why You Should Stopover in Iceland

It may feel otherworldly with its undulating lava fields and walls of waterfalls, but Iceland is one of my favourite places on the planet. So it goes without saying that I’d snap up any opportunity to go back – short breaks included. And en … Continue reading

October 20, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg

A First-Timer’s Guide to Barcelona

You could spend a lifetime in Barcelona and not discover absolutely everything it has to offer. The good news, however, is you’ll be able to get most of the best bits done in no time at all – perfect news for first-timers. I made … Continue reading

October 11, 2016 by Kirsten Cardrick

Instatravellers: Nirvana the Kayaking Dog

Everyone loves a sailing dog, right? Well Sergi Basoli certainly does. And this month we’ve been chatting to this pooch-loving Instatraveller about his three-year mission to kayak along the Mediterranean Coast with only his pup, Nirvana, for company. Two years in, he’s been telling … Continue reading

July 20, 2016 by Tessa Watkins

9 Reasons Why You Should Travel with Topdeck

Are you itching to discover Croatia’s terracotta landscapes? Take a road trip around Italy? Or embark on an unforgettable adventure across Spain? Topdeck Travel can turn your adventure dreams into a reality – as I discovered when I travelled with them earlier this year. … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 by Tom Grapes

5 Unmissable Summer Festivals in 2016

With key world events like the Rio Olympics and the Battle of the Somme centenary coming up this summer, we reckon it’s going to be one of the best years for festivals, celebrations and commemorations. To prove our point, we’ve selected five unmissable summer festivals … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg

Getting More Bang for your Buck: The Best Currencies Right Now

On a budget? Travel doesn’t always have to break the bank. One way to cut your holiday costs – if you’re not fussy about your destination, that is – is to let serendipity take hold and go where the best exchange rates are. We’ve … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 by Alexandra Gregg

Feeling festive: European Christmas markets

Snow-capped huts, mitten-warming mulled wine and the tantalising aroma of roasting chestnuts. Teresa Curran revels in the festive spirit of her favourite European Christmas markets. When I was growing up in New Zealand I would listen with incredulity to Christmas songs about chestnuts, sleigh rides, warm … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 by Flight Centre UK

Things to do with One Day in Paris

One Day in Paris Just because you’re short on time in one of the most picturesque cities in the world, doesn’t mean that you can’t get the most out of your visit. This circular route around the river will help you hit the hotlist, … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 by Anthony Lavall

Piecing together the Ruins of Pompeii

Today’s  blogger, Emily Ray, shares a magical glimpse into the past in Pompeii. If you’re looking for a European adventure, there is now up to 50% off our summer adventure tours. On the morning of 24th August, 79 AD, Mount Vesuvius erupted, spurting out enough gas … Continue reading

July 2, 2013 by Flight Centre UK

10 reasons to love the Eurostar

Here at Flight Centre we love everything to do with flying. Everything from the excitement at the airport to browsing the duty-free to watching the world whizz by from above the clouds. So while we do love flying, we also love the ease of … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 by Monica