Travel blog - Asia

Sailing Vietnam’s Halong Bay

The sweat trickled down my back as my heart beat faster. I could feel a dozen pairs of eyes boring into me, watching me; waiting. ‘It’s not even that high up,’ I told myself, ‘you can do it’. And so, ...
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Top 10 Reasons to Book with Flight Centre

Whether you're thinking of booking a tailor-made holiday to Australia to mark that special occasion, a short break to Europe with your family, or a couples' beach Escape to the Maldives, our...
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8 of the World's Best Cable Car Rides

Clambering up hills and mountains isn't everyone's cup of tea, which is why it’s no surprise that cable cars have become so popular. They give alternative vistas of cityscapes, open up acces...
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8 Things to Know Before You Go to India

I recently spent 11 days in India. That's 11 days of pulsating streets, tranquil jungles, vibrant colours and my eyes wide open with fascination. It was my first visit to India, so I chose our Gl...
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The Day I Fell in Love with Kanchanaburi

When an itinerary promises sun, sea, sand and all the food you can eat, the level of excitement and expectation is set to maximum. And, when the destination is Thailand, everything is turned up one mo...
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Where to Go in Vietnam: North vs South

This post originally appeared on Flight Centre AU Many who visit Vietnam say it’s one of the most colourful countries in all of Southeast Asia. They might argue that this is due, in part, to the disti...
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Bali’s Best Wildlife and Where to Find it

With its stunning beaches and a regular turnover of sun-seeking and surf-chasing travellers, Bali is often best known as Indonesia’s go-to island for partying and relaxing on the beach. But aside from...
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8 Star Wars Locations you have to Visit

What better way to celebrate Star Wars Day (4th May or rather, ‘May the Fourth’) and the recent release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, than by paying homage to the incredible locations in which the ...
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7 Tips for Travelling the Golden Triangle

If you’ve never been to India, you really should. And if it’s your first time to India, you really should visit, as I did, via the Golden Triangle. The Golden Triangle is the name of the popular touri...
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How to Be a Bear Keeper in Cambodia

In the untamed jungles of rural Cambodia, Asia, wild sun bears and Asiatic black (moon) bears were once a common sight. But rapid loss of habitat, illegal wildlife trade and poaching for traditional m...
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The Best Eats in Chiang Mai

Thailand’s Chiang Mai stirs visions of green national parks, wildlife encounters and aerial adventures through the rainforest. But it wasn’t until I arrived that I realised the city thrives on indepen...
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Thailand Travel Advice from a Local

At Flight Centre, we love getting under the skin of a destination and seeing it from a local's perspective. So much so that we've partnered with Buffalo Tours, allowing us access to local pe...
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