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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 ...
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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 ...
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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...
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5 Things You Have to Do in Christchurch

The largest and lushest city on New Zealand's South Island, Christchurch has long been known as the Garden City. And although it still wears the scars of the 2010/2011 earthquakes, its rich diver...
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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’...
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Adventure in Western Canada: Vancouver

Maple leaves, uninterrupted snow, mounties. We’ve all heard the Canadian stereotypes. But that’s all they are – sweeping observations that barely provide a snapshot of this vast country. The truth is:...
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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 bu...
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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 – af...
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8 Delicious Dishes to Try in Toronto

Canada’s largest city has food aplenty – from swanky restaurants to street food vendors to casual dining. Sophie Hart experienced the cuisine first-hand on a recent trip; here she recommends the best ...
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The Most Beautiful Places in Western Australia

We never thought we’d be jealous of an Australian albatross, but dammit – those big birds get some amazing views. With sweeping white sands, jungly tangles, technicolour corals and sea water that look...
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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...
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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...
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