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


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


5 Reasons to Visit Dallas & Fort Worth

If you’ve done the USA’s west coast, and the east coast, or plan on visiting both, Dallas and Fort Worth should also be on your radar. As a three-hour flight from Las Vegas and a four-hour flight from New York, the southern city recently … Continue reading

July 6, 2017 by Lauren Burvill


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


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


How I Ate My Way Along South Africa’s Garden Route

How could you make one of the world’s most beautiful self-drive routes even better? Stuff it with great food of course. And when you discover the culinary treats that pepper South Africa’s iconic Garden Route, you’ll quickly see how this spectacular region could be … Continue reading

June 30, 2017 by Chris Steel


Houmas House: What it’s Like to Stay in a Louisiana Plantation Home

“Well think about it – if you had 300,000 acres gentlemen, when was the last time you’d seen a woman, besides sisters and cousins? Cousins was looking good!” When our tour guide, Susan, exclaimed these words to my group, in her classic Southern drawl, … Continue reading

June 29, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg