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


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


A Travel Butler’s Guide to Spending 72 Hours in New York City

New York is a mystical place – the stuff of movie romanticism, retail therapy at its best, and Art Deco travel landmarks, beloved the world over. Its fame, though, means everyone’s got something to say about it, a recommendation or an opinion to give. … Continue reading

July 5, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


Tried & Tested: the Best of Hawaii’s Eateries

Our Expert Jackie Brown-Yurkin, Flight Centre’s Hawaii Product Manager, knows a thing or two about eating in Hawaii. So when we asked her for her top recommendations for places to eat in the Aloha State, she jumped at the chance to share her favourites. … Continue reading

June 16, 2017 by Angela Griffin


Why the Rocky Mountaineer is More Than Just a Train Journey

List off some of the most naturally beautiful locations in the world and chances are Western Canada is going to be on there. From Vancouver with its laid-back coastal vibe, encased by the snow-capped North Shore Mountains, to the emerald green lakes of Alberta … Continue reading

June 13, 2017 by Adam Vanstone


A First-Timer’s Guide to Sensational Chicago

I’ll be honest with you, I didn’t expect much from Chicago. When you’ve been to the USA’s big hitters like New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles, surely you’ve seen the best of American city living? This assumption was proven very wrong very quickly, … Continue reading

June 8, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


5 Incredible Garden Route Experiences

You might have heard of South Africa’s famed road trip – the Garden Route. For many people this fabled journey represents an uncovering of the natural beauty of South African landscapes between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a big fan … Continue reading

June 7, 2017 by Chris Steel


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


Behind the Scenes of Louisiana’s Houmas House with Kevin Kelly

Houmas House isn’t your average Louisiana plantation home. Nestled midway between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, it has been voted the ‘Best Historic Mansion’ by USA Today and, with 21 beautifully decorated guestrooms to choose from – each one boasting unique décor – you … Continue reading

May 26, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg