5 Places to See Orangutans in the Wild

Orangutans may be the largest tree-dwelling primates on the planet, but it’s not their size alone that makes them impressive. It’s a combination of this and their recognisably human characteristics, their intelligence and their rarity. With them becoming increasingly elusive in the wild, here … Continue reading

August 18, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


10 Things I Ate in Canada

Canada is perhaps not the first country that springs to mind when you think of culinary excellence, but it should be. On a recent trip to Ontario, I gorged on some of the best food I’ve had in a long time, made with fresh, local … Continue reading

August 17, 2017 by Angela Griffin


Into the Mist: Exploring Hawaii’s Oahu by Helicopter

To say it’s difficult to drag yourself away from the infinity pool at Hawaii‘s Sheraton Waikiki is more than just hyperbole. The fault lies with their floating beanbags. Deeply comfortable, they swallow you whole. Luckily, before turning lobster, I manage to execute a semi-elegant … Continue reading

August 16, 2017 by Phil Murray


The Best Ways to See New Zealand’s Glaciers

New Zealand features on most travel bucket lists, and it’s not hard to see why; with its deserted beaches, winding coastal paths and undulating mountains, it’s a true outdoor wonderland. But there’s one thing that really sets this country apart, and that’s its epic … Continue reading

August 15, 2017 by Tessa Watkins


Adventure in Western Canada: Jasper & Banff

Having departed Vancouver two days prior, Alexandra Gregg continues her journey across Western Canada – keeping a keen eye out for bears in particular… Jubilant about Jasper We rolled off the Rocky Mountaineer (literally rolled, having been stuffed with fine food) into the time-warp … Continue reading

August 14, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


Thailand: Into the Jungle with Elephants

It’s Friday night in Thailand. In Bangkok the streets are filled with music as tourists and locals swarm the colourful night markets. In Phuket it’s equally bustling with travellers eagerly enjoying cocktails to a background of pop music and buzzing neon signs. But where … Continue reading

August 11, 2017 by Helen Winter


Start your Journey in Style in the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse

Nothing tells you you’re finally starting your holiday like arriving at the lounge. And there aren’t many better lounges out there than the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at London Heathrow. Flight Centre’s Sue Johnson recently had the pleasure of flying to Los Angeles with Virgin … Continue reading

August 10, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


A Local’s Guide to the Best Things to Do in Brisbane

Not as big as Sydney nor as cultural as Melbourne, Brisbane has long been overshadowed by its sister Australian cities. That is, until recently. Having grown up in the suburbs of Brisbane myself I’ve watched the city grow and blossom into a place that … Continue reading

August 9, 2017 by Lauren Burvill


10 Summer Adventures for a Weekend in Finland

Fancy a really wild weekend in Europe? Whether you kayak and camp on unspoilt isles, seek the brown bears hidden deep in its forests, or just bask under its midnight sun, Finland was made for adventure – and in summer it’s simply spectacular… Soak up … Continue reading

August 8, 2017 by Hazel Plush


5 Reasons Why You Should Stopover in Singapore

Small but perfectly formed, Singapore is the ultimate melting pot, blending cuisines, architecture and art in astonishing style. Stay for a day or longer. You won’t regret it, says Lee Cobaj… It’s easy to get there (and get around) With multi-award-winning national carrier Singapore … Continue reading

August 7, 2017 by Flight Centre UK