Travel blog - Asia

The Most Beautiful Beaches in the World

 
On 8th June every year, we mark World Oceans Day, a day of celebration and awareness for the world’s oceans and the adverse effects humanity and our planet is having on them. Run by The Ocean Project,...
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Bebe tailor in Hoi An

Why You Should Have Clothes Made in Vietnam

From the 15th to 19th century, Hoi An in Vietnam was a Southeast Asian shipping post. Its well-preserved international heritage is one of the big draws, with Chinese Temples and French colonial houses...
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Beijing, China

A First-Timer's Guide to Beijing

The world’s most populated capital, Beijing is as enigmatic as it is divisive. For many first-time visitors to China, the beauty of the city – which most often forms a gateway to the adventure – is of...
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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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Scuba diving, Koh Tao

Why You Should Dive in Koh Tao, Thailand

 
With its wonderfully warm waters, colourful coral reefs and laid-back vibe, Koh Tao, an island on the western shore of the Gulf of Thailand, is an amazing location to dive. There are numerous scuba sc...
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Kathmandu

How to Fix Yourself in Nepal

After going through a bit of emotional unrest last year (read: unremarkable breakup), I did two things. First, I went on an inexplicably excessive yoga spree — mostly to develop a pair of doing-it-on-...
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One of the amazing snow sculptures at Yuki Matsuri

What it's Like Spending Winter in Hokkaido

I ended up living in Hokkaido by happy accident. I didn’t have much of an idea about what I’d do with myself after I finished university, but I did know one thing: I was going to Japan. I’d been fasci...
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Release baby turtles in Bali

5 Things to Do in Bali That Aren't Surfing

Indonesia’s most famous island might be a mecca for the surfing community, but there’s far more to Bali than its predictable swells and picture-perfect beaches. Here are some of the other things you c...
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Borobudur, Java, Indonesia

5 Indonesian Islands You Should Visit That Aren't Bali

Bali might be the place on every traveller's lips, but who wants to always follow the crowds? Especially when some of Indonesia’s other islands have so much to offer. Sumatra: for orangu...
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Wat Pho, Temple of the Reclining Buddha, Bangkok

How to Spend 48 Hours in Bangkok

 
Busy and chaotic at times, Bangkok has been in the top three most visited cities in the world for most of the last decade. With lavish temples, busy street markets and contrasts in every corner, you d...
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Cherry blossom in Japan

Why Japan Offers the Perfect Cruising Holiday

Caroline Gladstone experienced the endless diversity of Japan on a circular, springtime cruise around the coast of Honshu. Here, we catch up with her about her trip… I’m aboard the Shinkansen...
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Elephant at Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Sri Lanka

An Expert’s Guide to Sri Lanka

“Three elements come together to make Sri Lanka particularly wonderful: friendly people, the glorious green landscape and how easy it is to experience everything” Tom Grapes has been in the travel ind...
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