The Best Hotels Along the Garden Route

If you’ve ever tried piecing together a self-drive holiday yourself, you’ll know it can be very time consuming and stressful.What route do you take, where do you stop and, most importantly, how do you know which hotels to use? After all, it can really take … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 by Chris Steel


Things to Do in 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 is bursting with culture and energy. If you’re lucky enough to find … Continue reading

July 20, 2017 by Kirsten Cardrick


The Quirkiest Restaurants in the USA

Eating out is about more than just the food – the location, atmosphere and those extra-quirky touches make all the difference. And as the US is pretty big on diversity, it’s no surprise it’s got some of the weirdest and wackiest eateries out there. … Continue reading

July 19, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


The Best Things to Eat in Madrid

I’d be lying if I said my decision to book a city break to Madrid had nothing to do with food. As a self-confessed foodie, cuisine comes pretty high up the list when I’m considering where to travel to next. So, after being told … Continue reading

July 18, 2017 by Tessa Watkins


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 diversity and history still shines through, providing plenty for the intrepid traveller … Continue reading

July 17, 2017 by Kirsten Cardrick


Things to Do in Phuket

White sandy beaches? Check. Impossibly blue seas? Check. Just an hour away from one of the most iconic islands in the world? Check. Welcome to Phuket. Also known as the Pearl of the Andaman, Thailand’s largest island is bursting with jaw-dropping beaches, intricate temples … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 by Tessa Watkins


Adventure in Western Canada: Vancouver

Maple leaves, uninterrupted snow, mounties. We’ve all heard the Canadian stereotypes. But that’s all they are – sweeping observations that barely provide a snapshot of this vast country. The truth is: nothing can prepare you for the sheer beauty and scale of what Canada … Continue reading

July 13, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


My First Impressions of Fjord Norway

About 30 seconds. That’s how long it took me to fall a little bit in love with Fjord Norway. My small plane from Oslo had touched down on the tiny runway at Alesund, a pocket-sized airport that all but consumes the small isle of … Continue reading

July 12, 2017 by Emma Brisdion


Segwaying through the Vines in Stellenbosch

Off the back of a recent trip to South Africa, Flight Centre Travel Expert James Howe tells us all about his experiences in the country’s best-known wine region… With slightly blurry heads – after being wined and dined in Stellenbosch the night before – … Continue reading

July 11, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


8 Delicious Dishes to Try in Toronto

Canada’s largest city has food aplenty – from swanky restaurants to street food vendors to casual dining. Sophie Hart experienced the cuisine first-hand on a recent trip; here she recommends the best dishes to try in Toronto: 416 Snack Bar’s steamed pork bun (CA$5) … Continue reading

July 10, 2017 by Sophie Hart