Flight Centre Travel Blog

Where will your next trip take you? Be inspired by our latest travel news, holiday ideas, tips and recommendations. With new articles every day, you’ll never run out of ideas!

Make your Christmas Merry with these Festive Drinks from Around the World

IT'S CHRISTMAS! The Flight Centre crew just LOVES the festive period, and what makes Christmas Day even more enjoyable? Wh...
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Ramen, Tokyo, Japan

The Best Foods to Try in Japan

During our short stay in Tokyo, we had quickly come to realise that you can never eat too much of anything in this busy city. Where there is food, we had to try it! And with the Japanese city's m...
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6 Things to Know Before Campervanning Around New Zealand

Wide-open landscapes, unbeatable tarmac and endless mountains, coupled with a wide choice of campsites and some beautiful wild camping spots, make New Zealand the perfect choice for a campervanning ho...
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Feeding at elephant at Elephant Hills

A Two-Week Thailand Itinerary for First Timers

After multiple holidays to Australia, the USA, and across Europe, my partner and I were left with the conundrum of taking a two-week holiday to somewhere that would be easy on our wallets. Thailand, o...
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Monkey, Ubud, Bali (image: Pho East Movement)

Discovering the Best of Bali

We didn’t know what to expect from the Indonesian island of Bali. As we stepped off the plane, made our way through the airport, and headed outside, the humidity hit – as if we'd just opened a sc...
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Yellowstone National Park

The Best Places to Visit in the USA

USA
Whatever kind of adventure you’re seeking, there's somewhere in the USA that can truly deliver. Whether you’re after an idyllic coastline or bustling city, the country is so diverse you’ll be abl...
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Things to Know Before You Go to South Africa

With an intoxicating portfolio of diverse landscapes that range from Table Mountain, towering over Cape Town and its craggy coastline, to river deltas, deserts and savannahs inhabited by the ‘Big Five...
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Singel / Blauwburgwal, Amsterdam (image: Ross Jennings)

Where to Get the Best Amsterdam Canal Photos

A trip to Amsterdam wouldn’t be complete without that perfect canal shot. It is the city of canals after all. But while each ones has its own unique charm, some are slightly more picturesque than othe...
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El Matador State Beach, Los Angeles

The Best Beaches in Los Angeles

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Los Angeles is home to almost two dozen beautiful beaches. Combine this with the glorious, year-round sunny weather that LA and Santa Monica are famous for, and you've got a city that will really...
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Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay (image: Hayley Lewis)

Top 5 Australian Beach Resorts

Australia has more than 10,000 beaches, and there are stunning resorts all over the country. Narrowing it down is no easy feat, but after much consideration, here are five of my favourite beach resort...
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7 Unique Things to Do in South Africa

Thought South Africa was just table-shaped mountains and wildlife watching? Think again. South Africa has plenty in the way of quirky/thrilling/fun activities to be had. And best of all, we can add th...
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Praia do Carregam, Portugal (image: Ross Jennings)

5 of the Best Beaches in Portugal

If you’re heading to Portugal in the not too distant future then you’re already making a good choice. Fairy tale castles, sunshine all year round and a jaw-dropping coastline, not to mention that coff...
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