Tips for Visiting Dubai and Abu Dhabi During Ramadan

With sunshine and warm weather practically on tap, Dubai and Abu Dhabi are very much year-round destinations to visit. There is, however, one season in the region that offers a different experience to the rest of the year, and that’s Ramadan. I recently visited … Continue reading

July 4, 2017 by Lauren Burvill


Why You Should Stopover in Dubai

Soaring skyscrapers, sensational shopping and seven-star hotels – Dubai is evolving at breathtaking speed. But, as Gavin Thomas reveals, there’s more to this city than meets the eye… Souks and skyscrapers Dubai is a city of two halves. It boasts a fascinating old centre … Continue reading

May 19, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


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


Shopping Secrets From Around the World

Former fashion stylist and style writer Isabel Dexter shares her shopping secrets from around the globe… Bags of style in Mexico Last year, I went to Tulum in Mexico for a chilled-out beach holiday and stumbled across a gem of a shop called Artesania … Continue reading

April 5, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


6 of the Best Foods I Ate in Oman

The Sultanate of Oman is a country brimming with culture and traditions. The landscape is breathtaking, the hospitality second to none, and the culinary scene is definitely something to write home about. On my two-week trip through the Sultanate, I found adventures were equally … Continue reading

March 27, 2017 by Ross Jennings


12 Striking Examples of Islamic Architecture that You Should See

Islamic architecture, with its vibrant colours and ornate arches, has given us some of the world’s most striking buildings. While the majority are mosques, you’ll also find some impressive tombs, palaces and forts adorned with the style’s distinctive minarets and domes. But it’s the … Continue reading

March 9, 2017 by Angela Griffin


The Best Hotels in Dubai and Beyond

I don’t know about you, but I am already thinking about my holiday for 2017. I’ve been lucky enough to visit some mesmerising countries this year, but the one destination I am yet to tick off my list is Dubai. Dramatic desert landscapes, dazzling … Continue reading

December 21, 2016 by Tessa Watkins


48 Hours in Abu Dhabi

Andy Sherwood, Editor of What’s On Abu Dhabi, explains why the city makes the perfect summer stopover for families who need to catch their breath on journeys to Southeast Asia and beyond… Towering over the glittering waters of the Arabian Gulf, Abu Dhabi may … Continue reading

September 26, 2016 by Flight Centre UK


Top 10 Reasons to Book with Flight Centre

Whether you’re thinking of booking a tailor-made holiday to Australia to mark that special occasion, a short break to Europe with your family, or a couples’ beach Escape to the Maldives, our Travel Experts have the knowledge and expertise to create a trip that … Continue reading

June 3, 2016 by Flight Centre UK


8 Star Wars Locations you have to Visit

What better way to celebrate Star Wars Day (4th May or rather, ‘May the Fourth’) and the recent release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, than by paying homage to the incredible locations in which the movies were filmed? And no, we’re not talking … Continue reading

May 4, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg