Travel blog – Africa

Ghost town, Namibia

5 Things You’ve Got to Do in Namibia

Namibia is a country of unrivalled beauty. Home to stunning mountains, ancient – almost alien – desert landscapes, and, of course, some of the best wildlife-watching opportunities in Southern Africa. ...
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Wildlife spotting on self-drive safari

Top Tips for Taking Toddlers on Safari

There is a lot to be said for seeing the raw beauty of an African safari adventure through the eyes of children, witnessing first-hand the sizes, shapes, sounds and smells of the animals they read abo...
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6 of the Best Wildlife Experiences on the Planet

We don’t call ourselves Travel Experts for nothing at Flight Centre! Our teams have travelled – and continue to travel – all over the world, experiencing different cultures, cuisines and landscapes. A...
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Fez, Morocco

How to Spend a Long Weekend in Fez, Morocco

Known as the cultural and spiritual capital of Morocco, ancient Fez is a breeding ground for scholars and artisans and is a place of constant pandemonium and endless charm. It's somewhere raw and...
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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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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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Koutoubia Mosque, Marrakech

How to Spend a Weekend in Marrakech

One of Morocco’s greatest lures is that it feels exotic, despite being just a three-hour flight away. Leave London in the early morning and you can tuck into a tagine or haggle over the price of spice...
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Tessa Buckman on Boulders Beach, South Africa

A Fine Vantage: Discovering the Wines of South Africa's Garden Route

Flight Centre’s Tessa Buckman travels along South Africa’s renowned Garden Route, taking in dramatic scenery, wildlife and a glass o...
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The Best Hotels Along the Garden Route

If you’ve ever tried piecing together a self-drive holiday yourself, you'll know it can be very time consuming and t route do you take, where do you stop and, most importantly, how do you know wh...
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Segwaying through the Vines in Stellenbosch

Off the back of a recent trip to South Africa, Flight Centre Travel Expert James Howe tells us all about his experiences in the country's best-known wine region... With slightly blurry heads – af...
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5 Incredible Garden Route Experiences

You might have heard of South Africa’s famed road trip – the Garden Route. For many people this fabled journey represents an uncovering of the natural beauty of South African landscapes between Cape T...
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Why NOW is the Best Time to Book Your South Africa Holiday

South Africa. A country that offers the perfect fusion of wildlife, rich culture, winelands and a compelling history. Intrigued? Well now is the best time to book and plan your trip to this safari sup...
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