Blogs by Kirsten Cardrick

Written by Kirsten Cardrick

I generally like my destinations quiet, green and full of stories… But I'll go just about anywhere if the food is good enough.

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Europe
13 of the Best UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Europe
UNESCO World Heritage sites are special things. Inscribed to the respected list for their outstanding cultural, historical or natural signifcance, they represent some of... Read More »
Hawaii
Top Things to Do in Hawaii
Whether you crave wildlife and adventure, or if relaxing on a beach and soaking up the sun and culture is more your thing, Hawaii has it all in droves. Made up of... Read More »
Miami
7 Reasons You’ll Fall For Miami
With its Latin flavour, beach culture and swanky shopping opportunities, Miami is so much more than just a Floridian port hub. In fact, it's unlike almost anywhere... Read More »
Top Tips for Travelling Vegans
Travelling as a vegan can feel like those first few weeks of veganism all over again: exciting, daunting, with a never ending mantra of ‘what on earth am I going to... Read More »
6 Things to Know Before you Go Skiing
Skiing is a holiday activity that people return to year after year. It’s fun, exhilarating and rewarding to speed down a beautiful snow-covered slope with the cool... Read More »
The Best Places to Visit in the 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... Read More »
Los Angeles
The Best Beaches in Los Angeles
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... Read More »
Asia
10 of the Most Vegan-Friendly Places in Asia
For vegans travelling around Asia the food opportunities are deliciously limitless – think veggie pad Thai, ginger garlic noodles and tofu soup. However, you’re also... Read More »
New Zealand
7 Reasons You’ll Love Queenstown
The crowned 'Adventure Capital' of New Zealand, Queenstown is a scenic town on the country's South Island. It sits alongside Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand’s longest... Read More »
New Zealand
A City Guide to Wellington
New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington, is situated at the southern tip of the North Island, nestled between the harbour and rolling green hills. Sometimes cited as... Read More »
New Zealand
5 Things You Have to Do in Christchurch
The largest and lushest city on New Zealand's South Island, Christchurch has long been known as the Garden City. And although it still wears the scars of the 2010/2011... Read More »
Europe
The Best Vegan-Friendly Cities in Europe
Flight Centre's vegan blogger Kirsten Cardrick scours the continent for the best vegan restaurants in Europe.  It might have been slightly slow to get going... Read More »
13 Travel Apps that are Genuinely Useful
In a world of app stores, crammed to bursting with useful and useless alike, it can be easy to fill up a smart phone with apps that promise the world and deliver nothing... Read More »
Europe
A First-Timer's Guide to Barcelona
You could spend a lifetime in Barcelona and not discover absolutely everything it has to offer. The good news, however, is you’ll be able to get most of the best bits... Read More »
The Most Vegan-Friendly Spots in the USA
Being vegan is not difficult nowadays – you can actually get decent food pretty much everywhere, however you’ll be hard pushed to find a place where it’s easier to... Read More »