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!

Langoustines in Iceland

A Gourmet Guide to Icelandic Food

Fish doesn’t have to travel far to get from sea to plate Reykjavik, located as it is on the coast of a small island surrounded by icy cool waters. “Arctic, char, halibut, haddock, monkfish – everythin...
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6 Things to Know Before you Go Skiing

Skiing is a holiday activity that people return to year after year. It’s fun, exhilarating and rewarding to speed down a beautiful snow-covered slope with the cool wind in your face. That said, we kno...
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Flight Centre’s Most Popular Blog Posts of 2017

As the year draws to a close, we’ve looked back at Flight Centre’s favourite blog posts from the last 12 months to see what got you travel-obsessed lot clicking this year. Here are our top 10 most pop...
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Instatraveller: Travelling Dogs Max and Louise

15 countries and counting –adorable pals Max and Louise have been busy exploring the world and sharing it all on Instagram. With over 130,000 people following their story, we caught up with their owne...
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Coron, Philippines

Where to Go in 2018

Once the dust has settled on the Champagne and fireworks, new year can be a gloomy time. It’s cold, it’s continuously dark, and spring feels like a million miles away. So what better way to lift your ...
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New Zealand holidays hobbiton

6 of the Best Lord of the Rings Locations in New Zealand

On Tuesday, 20th October 2015, it was 60 years since The Return of the King – the third and final instalment in JRR Tolkien’s world-famous fantasy trilogy – first hit the bookshelves. Beloved wizard G...
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Sun bear in Borneo (image: Hazel Plush)

8 Wild Adventures to Have in Sabah, Borneo

Love fly-and-flop holidays? Look away now. Because while Sabah’s beaches are admittedly lovely, it would be criminal to languish on a sunlounger when its epic adventures await... For this is a land of...
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Peter and Paul Fortress, St Petersburg

A First-Timer’s Guide to St Petersburg

In mid-October, just before the icy winds of winter approached and temperatures plummeted, I spent a weekend in St Petersburg, Russia’s second largest city after its capital, Moscow.St Petersburg boas...
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Solo travel in China

4 Reasons to Add Solo Travel to your 2018 Travel Bucket List

The idea of solo travel can be daunting for a number of reasons. For one – although Flight Centre will be there to help you map out and boo...
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Black River Gorges National Park (image: Joe Stevens)

Mauritius: Beyond the Beaches

The beaches of Mauritius are beautiful and undoubtedly worthy of thorough exploration. In fact, there are few better places in the world where you can revel on soft, shimmering sands. That said, on a ...
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Lauren Burvill at Railay Beach in Krabi

Things to Do in Krabi

Seen as the more laid-back alternative to the popular Phuket, Krabi is a province located on the west coast of southern Thailand. The region is beloved for its spectacular landscape of sheer limestone...
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Maori Boat New Zealand Holiday

7 Things You Can Only Do in New Zealand

The Land of the Long White Cloud is a mystical, mysterious place, full of beautiful landscapes, outdoor adventures and the friendliest people you'll ever meet. Its' pretty unique too – here ...
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