Why You Should Start Your City Break with a Walking Tour

Flight Centre’s Head of Marketing, Sue Johnson, loves a walking tour, and here she tells us why it’s the first thing she does on arrival in a new destination… Flights booked. Hotel arranged. Now it’s time to decide what you’re going to do on … Continue reading

July 27, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


Greece: Beyond the Beaches

Think of Greece and what do you see? Perfect white sands, gloriously pink Aegean sunsets and lazy days spent poolside with an iced cocktail? It’s true, Greece does offer these delights in spades, but look beyond the beaches and you’ll find a rugged, sparsely-populated … Continue reading

June 1, 2017 by Angela Griffin


A Beginner’s Guide to Exploring Iran with G Adventures

The cat’s been out of the bag for a while, and Iran is now officially the worst-kept secret on the tourist radar. Last year, direct flights from London took off for Tehran after a four-year hiatus and the UK Embassy re-opened its doors in … Continue reading

April 28, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


5 Reasons to Visit Cuba NOW

For the past 15 years, I’ve had a dream to visit Cuba and, with my own eyes, see this iconic island that is frozen in time. Cuba, the largest island in the Caribbean, has hardly changed since the Cuban Revolution of 1959, led by … Continue reading

March 17, 2017 by Giulia Mulè


The Coolest Things to Do in Tokyo

As a city with over 13 million inhabitants and almost 150 skyscrapers, Tokyo rewards those who do their research. Its best sushi can be hidden behind a curtain, or a buzzing beer scene can be found down a dark laneway. To experience the city’s true … Continue reading

February 7, 2017 by Lauren Burvill


California Wine Regions: Napa vs Sonoma

Choosing the right wine is a thing of great importance – especially in a grape-loving country like the USA. Indeed, Napa and Sonoma are actually the second-most visited attractions in California after Disneyland. But how do you know which is better? Which valley produces … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg


Discovering Palenque: Mexico’s Lost City

The path narrowed as it wound through the undergrowth, skirting tangled roots and tracing the course of slender Mexican jungle streams. The heat and the humidity were energy-sapping, but I pressed on, snatching lungfuls of heavy, wet air and wiping the emulsion of sweat and … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 by Thomas Rees


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, I gulped in a … Continue reading

June 9, 2016 by Angela Griffin


Why You Should Tour South America with G Adventures

Everyone knows it but not everyone likes to admit it: travel can sometimes be a bit daunting. Of course, exploring Panama, tramping Peru’s Inca Trail or venturing into the Costa Rican jungle is exciting, but you also need to have your wits about you. … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg


9 Reasons Why You Should Travel with Topdeck

Are you itching to discover Croatia’s terracotta landscapes? Take a road trip around Italy? Or embark on an unforgettable adventure across Spain? Topdeck Travel can turn your adventure dreams into a reality – as I discovered when I travelled with them earlier this year. … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 by Tom Grapes