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.

Top Things to Do in Hawaii

USA
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 six major islands – Maui, Lanai, Oahu...
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South Beach, Miami

7 Reasons You’ll Fall For Miami

USA
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 else in the world, making it ea...
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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 eat?’ But, just like then, it won’t...
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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 wind in your face. That said, we kno...
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Yellowstone National Park

The Best Places to Visit in the USA

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 city, the country is so diverse you’ll be abl...
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El Matador State Beach, Los Angeles

The Best Beaches in Los Angeles

USA
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 you've got a city that will really...
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Mont Saint-Michel

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 the most beloved landmarks on ...
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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 likely to run into hidden nasties ...
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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 glacial lake at 52 mile...
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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 the world’s most liveable city, it ...
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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 earthquakes, its rich diver...
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Vegan sushi

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 but the vegan scene is finally taking ...
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