Lauren Rayner

Templed Out? 10 stylish things to try In Siem Reap

Discerning traveller Jaillan Yehia discovers the stylish side of Siem Reap and gives us 10 reasons to linger near Cambodia’s Temple City. Most tourists come to Siem Reap to see Cambodia’s UNESCO World...
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Getting to know Brisbane

 
30 January’s Flash Sale destination and a firm favourite of many a Flight Centre crew, Brisbane is worth getting to know. Brissie, Brisvegas, Brisneyland – whatever you want to call it, Queensland’s c...
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Hidden heaven at Hotel Maya, Kuala Lumpur

‘Urban boutique’ Hotel Maya is a peaceful respite in Kuala Lumpur’s busy city centre, says Lauren Rayner. Stepping into my room on the 18th floor above Jalan Ampang, a busy street in Kuala Lumpur’s bu...
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Spotlight on: Vancouver

Consistently voted one of the best cities in the world to live in, what does Vancouver have in store for the unsuspecting visitor? Lauren Rayner heads there to find out. What to see The city, of cours...
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Cool places: The trulli of Alberobello, Italy

Looking out across the conical roofs jutting out from the landscape of Alberobello, you could be forgiven for thinking you’ve slipped into a forgotten JRR Tolkien novel – these slouched limestone dwel...
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6 great travel reads that have been made into films

Reading about our favourite or must-visit destinations and then seeing them in film is almost as enjoyable as travelling itself. Here are some of our picks for travel reads that have been brought to l...
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Hitting the slopes in Sunpeaks

Next week the global Flight Centre social media team is gathering in Canada for its annual conference - and while we're there, we thought we'd test run a few of the slopes. We'll be sta...
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Cool places: the palaces of Sintra

Deep in the hills beyond Lisbon, there lies a sleepy village surrounded by a smattering of palaces – a playground for pleasure seekers of bygone eras; a place that has long inspired writers and poets....
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Travel oddities: Sign Post Forest, Canada

We’ve all seen pictures of those sign posts pointing out the distances to far-flung destinations around the globe – but there’s one place in Yukon, Canada that has taken this travel tradition to the e...
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Destination inspiration: stopovers

 
You’ve checked in, passed through security, indulged in a spot of duty-free shopping and now you’re settling into your seat for a long flight. You think: there’s really nothing better than a holiday. ...
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Video: Kangaroo Island, Australia

 
Kangaroo Island, South Australia is like a zoo without fences, with national park, conservation and wilderness protection areas spanning the island. In fact, the koalas outnumber the people! The team ...
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Where to Find the Best Views in Rome

There is no doubt that you must wander the ruins of Rome to appreciate the history that has unfolded there, and stroll the crooked alleys of the historic centre and Trastevere to immerse yourself in t...
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