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!

Instatraveller Makhorov

Instatraveller: Catching up with an Urban Explorer

For most of us, relaxation and chill-out time is key when on holiday. But @makhorov – of Novosibirsk in Russia – explores the world in a unique way: he scales the tallest buildings and structures he c...
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Spanish Steps, Rome, Italy

How to Spend 72 Hours in Rome

We absolutely love Rome: the architecture, the history, the culture – and did we mention the food? Some of the best cuisine you'll ever taste can be found in Italy's capital. Here are our re...
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Andrea Bolanos, Costa Rica

In Conversation with Exodus: Travel Styles and Guides

Exodus first took travellers to the Himalaya over 40 years ago, and has been taking people on adventures around the world ever since... W ant to really get under the skin of a destination and get to k...
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Air New Zealand Premium Economy seat with leg support and foot rest extended

A Guide to Flying Premium Economy with Air New Zealand

I recently had the pleasure of flying from Auckland to San Francisco with Air New Zealand, seated in 25B, midway down their delightful Premium Economy cabin. And I can tell you – rarely is flying such...
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How to Do a Sunshine Coast Road Trip

There are so many things to see and do on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia's Sunshine State, it's nearly impossible to list them all. Ready to explore? We help you get under the s...
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Day of the Dead, Mexico

The World’s Best Festivals

Attending a festival is a great way to truly immerse yourself in the culture of a place. Essentially one giant party, a ritual or perhaps an honouring of a tradition, festivals involve dancing, singin...
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8 Alternative Romantic Spots around the World

When it comes to romance and travel, the big hitters like New York City, Paris and Venice get a lot of attention, especially for anniversaries, special birthdays and Valentine’s Day. And while they’re...
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Road going into Vancouver

3 Epic Road Trips to Take from Vancouver

At first glance, Vancouver may not seem like a land of road trip holidays, but this Canadian gem has more incredible tarmac than you can shake a hockey stick at. Most importantly, the landscapes are p...
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Pancake stack drizzled with maple syrup

The World’s Best Pancakes

It’s that time of year again: the last Tuesday before Lent, Shrove Tuesday, aka, Pancake Day. All across the country, families will be whipping up batches of pancakes and attempting to flip them witho...
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Elephant at Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Sri Lanka

An Expert’s Guide to Sri Lanka

“Three elements come together to make Sri Lanka particularly wonderful: friendly people, the glorious green landscape and how easy it is to experience everything” Tom Grapes has been in the travel ind...
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Cameron Matthews, Executive Chef at Spicers

An Interview with the Executive Chef at Spicers Retreats, Australia

The prospect of cooking and eating for a living is a pretty tempting one – especially when you’re doing it in some of Australia’s mos...
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Dodgers Stadium, Los Angeles, California

How to Spend 72 Hours in Los Angeles

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Most people visit Los Angeles to see Hollywood or Disney. Having been to both I would definitely recommend them but there is a lot more to see and do in this city. There are also some awesome ways to ...
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