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!

Oia, Santorini

Exploring Santorini’s Lesser-Known Islands by Tall Ship

Think of a paradisical Greek holiday in Santorini and what do you see? Cobalt-domed churches? Hillsides of whitewashed villas? Turquoise plunge pools backed by glittering sapphire oceans? If that’s yo...
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Icefields Parkway

Tales from Western Canada's Rockies in the Winter

“You can drive your car on it,” says a reassuring local, catching my fleeting hesitation as I step out on to the snow-covered ice of Lake Louise. Of course, I needn’t have worried. Dozens of people ar...
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The Scariest Places to Spend Halloween

I love horror. I mean love it. So much so that I spent over an hour preparing a rather intense scarecrow face last Halloween. I also love travel, so the thought of combining the two has always been a ...
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Bangkok skyline at night

A Guide to Bangkok Nightlife

Renowned as being one of the most visited cities in the whole of Asia, holidaying in Bangkok not only promises a rich cultural history but also, without doubt, one of the best nightlife scenes in the ...
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New Orleans

Experience the Southern Soul of America's Deep South

Even though it was May in New Orleans, Mardi Gras beads still hung from traffic lights, street signs and trees, three months on from Carnival season. And as we toured the city learning about shotgun h...
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Las Vegas Strip

The Non-Gambler's Guide to Las Vegas

Nothing tells you that you’ve arrived in Las Vegas like the flashing lights from the slot machines and the sound of dropping coins. Sin City may be a gamblers’ paradise, but playing roulette and black...
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View from Gellert Hill (image: Alexandra Gregg)

A City Break Guide to Budapest

Spend just a few days in the Hungarian capital of Budapest, and you’ll quickly realise that George Ezra’s reference to it being a ‘treasure chest’ was about more than simply putting together a good rh...
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Clinton Valley, Milford Track, New Zealand

Tramping along New Zealand's Milford Track

Tramping – or trekking to us Brits – is a national pastime in New Zealand.  And with all that beauty in the backyard, it’s easy to see why Mark Boucher took his daughter Harriette to walk the Milford ...
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A City Guide to Auckland

New Zealand is one of the most iconic countries in the South Pacific. Despite being frequently overshone by its bigger counterpart Australia, the Land of the Long White Cloud is actually home to a num...
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Queensland's Most Instagrammable Beaches

This post originally appeared on the Flight Centre Australia blog Winter may be fast approaching in the UK, but spring has already sprung in Australia! A forecast for warmer days ahead has us thinking...
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Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs

Experience the USA’s Wild West in Colorado

From the great landscapes of the American West to the cosmopolitan city of Denver, Colorado has much to offer, as writer Elle Griffiths discovers on a whistle-stop tour... On a crisp, sunny m...
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Calgary riverwalk (image: Sophie Hart)

A Traveller's Guide to Calgary

Located just one hour from the Rocky Mountains and Banff National Park, Calgary has long been known as a gateway city to Alberta's nature scene. It’s a city with a cowboy culture and a history st...
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