10 Summer Adventures for a Weekend in Finland

Fancy a really wild weekend in Europe? Whether you kayak and camp on unspoilt isles, seek the brown bears hidden deep in its forests, or just bask under its midnight sun, Finland was made for adventure – and in summer it’s simply spectacular… Soak up … Continue reading

August 8, 2017 by Hazel Plush


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


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


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


A City Break Guide to Athens

Athens has long been a traveller hotspot, but typically only for a day, when travellers have grand plans to either hire a car and head north in search of ancient history and epic hikes, or use it as a jumping off point for island … Continue reading

May 25, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


4 Reasons Why You Should Visit Iceland’s Secret Lagoon

No visit to Iceland is complete without a dip in a geothermal pool. Since settlers first discovered the glacier-capped island, the naturally-heated lagoons have offered bathing solutions and provided a centre for leisure and relaxation. Everyone knows the Blue Lagoon; the healing waters and … Continue reading

May 24, 2017 by Emma Brisdion


6 Things to Do in Slovenia

Slovenia is one of those places where you can’t help but feel that fairytales are set. Clifftop castles overlooking old towns? Check. Lakes that reflect the sky, punctured by tiny islands with picture-perfect churches? Check. Snow-capped mountains that hide creatures from folklore? Check. Vineyards … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 by Emma Brisdion


The Best Things I Ate in Iceland

When I think of Iceland, I imagine cascading waterfalls, undulating mountains, jaw-dropping scenery and the wanderlust-inducing Northern Lights. Seeing these epic landscapes in real life has been high up on my bucket list for as long as I can remember. And, having been told … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 by Tessa Watkins


An Expert’s Guide to Europe

“From Ibiza’s pink and pretty sunsets to unbelievably good pasta in Italy and historic cities like Amsterdam, Europe is such a versatile destination.” Ruth Jones has worked at Flight Centre for four years, and loves Europe’s diversity. But, she says, beware the countryside! “I … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


My Day in Aarhus, European Capital of Culture 2017

When Aarhus was named European Capital of Culture for 2017, even the most travel-obsessed among us were a little baffled. Where on earth was it? And what exactly can you do there? Luckily, I had accidentally been to Aarhus in October 2016, and was … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 by Angela Griffin