Flight Centre Travel Blog

Where will your next trip take you? Be inspired by our latest travel news, holiday ideas, tips and recommendations. With new articles every day, you’ll never run out of ideas!

Changdeokgung Palace Seoul Korea

10 Things to Do in Seoul

Seoul doesn’t have reputation just yet as a must-travel spot, but once you’ve visited you’ll be singing this underrated city’s praises to anyone who’ll listen. Just like me, after I booked a trip to J...
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Monument Valley panorama Phil Murray

Yá’át’ééh: Say "Hello" to Navajo Nation’s Monument Valley

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Too many years ago to mention, I watched the classic John Wayne film Stagecoach as part of my A-level studies. Directed by John Ford,...
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Turtle with plastic bag

How to Reduce your Plastic Use when Travelling

Plastic is everywhere at the moment, from your cellophane-wrapped lunchtime sandwich to your single-use drinks bottle. And now it’s all over the news as well. Plastic may be convenient, but it’s destr...
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Man made beach in Brisbane

How To Spend 48 Hours In Brisbane

When planning a trip to Australia’s East Coast, Brisbane tends to be cast to the role of the oft-forgotten, somewhat ugly step sister, devoid of things to do and lacking in landmarks like the Sydney O...
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9 Things to Do in Houston, Texas

 
When you talk Texas, better-known destinations like Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin and San Antonio will no doubt get a mention before Houston does. Even I admit that, before I went, aside from NASA’s Miss...
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Nasi lemak

5 of the Best Malaysian Food Spots

In the Southeast Asian food stakes, Malaysian cuisine often gets lost in the popularity of Vietnamese, Thai and Chinese dishes. However, it deserves its place alongside those familiar plates, not leas...
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Brunch

A Foodie's Guide to Cairns

Queensland’s tropical north capital, Cairns, is known by many as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef--the meeting point of two World Heritage places: the world’s oldest rainforest, the Daintree Rain...
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Praia do Carregam, Portugal (image: Ross Jennings)

5 of the Best Beaches in Portugal

If you’re heading to Portugal in the not too distant future then you’re already making a good choice. Fairy tale castles, sunshine all year round and a jaw-dropping coastline, not to mention that coff...
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Top 10 Pools Worth Drooling Over

 
Looking for the perfect poolside retreat? We’ve searched far and wide for the most unique pools that you’ll definitely want to dive into on your next holiday. Whether you prefer infinity, salt water, ...
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Confeitaria Colombo Rio Carlie Mesquitta

6 of the Best Foodie Hotspots in Rio

Famous for Carnival, caipirinhas and of course, the Copacabana, Rio is a dynamic, diverse city where tourists and locals mingle against a backdrop of beautiful beaches, lush jungle and magnificent mou...
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Ait Ben Haddou, Morocco, Game of Thrones

5 of the Best Game of Thrones Locations

After nearly a decade of exploring Westeros and hearing the words “winter is coming”, one of the world’s most successful TV shows, Game of Thrones, has drawn to a close. And for those of you like me w...
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Burgos © Dan Convey

7 Spanish Destinations You've Never Heard Of

With so many destinations becoming overcrowded, and residents taking a backlash against tourism, more and more travellers are looking for alternative destinations to visit, away from the hordes. One d...
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