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!

Dubai desert

An Instagrammer’s Guide to Dubai 

If you are travelling to Dubai, you'll surely to want to visit those places that are constantly captured for their epic views, breathtaking backdrops and stunning skylines. From the most snapped ...
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Trolltunga Michele Frolla

3 Insanely Beautiful Hikes You Must Do in Norway

Some things are worth sweating for and seeing the rooftop of the world from one of Norway’s towering fjords is one of them. Norway boasts unparalleled beauty in its dramatic landscapes that are best e...
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Hayman Island

The Best Islands in the Great Barrier Reef

Here’s a run-down of some of the best islands in the Great Barrier Reef: Haggerstone Island Hamilton Island Hayman Island Lady Elliot Island Fitzroy Island Green Island Orpheus Island Magnetic ...
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6 of the Best Wildlife Experiences on the Planet

We don’t call ourselves Travel Experts for nothing at Flight Centre! Our teams have travelled – and continue to travel – all over the world, experiencing different cultures, cuisines and landscapes. A...
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Scuba diving, Koh Tao

Why You Should Dive in Koh Tao, Thailand

With its wonderfully warm waters, colourful coral reefs and laid-back vibe, Koh Tao, an island on the western shore of the Gulf of Thailand, is an amazing location to dive. There are numerous scuba sc...
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Wave Rock, Western Australia

Tales from the Road in Western Australia

A mighty wave, bathed in sunlight, towers above me as I squint up at the brilliant blue sky beyond, writes Helen Ochyra. But it’s not going to come crashing down any time soon. Formed more than 2.7 bi...
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Boston USA

A First Timer's Guide to Boston

The historic city of Boston is a confection of arts, music, sports and delicious cuisine. Whether you have two days or two weeks in this New England city, here is a run-down of the must-do sights and ...
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A Guide to Visiting Phillip Island

Less than two hours from Melbourne, Phillip Island is the perfect destination for wildlife and wilderness lovers. Think waddling little penguins, koalas sleeping in the trees and vast, undulating land...
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How to Fix Yourself in Nepal

After going through a bit of emotional unrest last year (read: unremarkable breakup), I did two things. First, I went on an inexplicably excessive yoga spree — mostly to develop a pair of doing-it-on-...
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Manuka honey, Australia

The Best Things to Buy in Australia

The highlights of an Australia holiday don't typically include shopping, but when visiting the Land Down Under there are certainly a few choice purchases we recommend. Instead of the clichéd koal...
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How to Travel Responsibly

These days, eco-savvy travellers are becoming more and more concerned about the impact their travels have on our planet. Holidaymakers like you want to help look after their travel destinations, prese...
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Key lime pie, Florida

10 Brilliantly Specific Food Festivals in the USA

The music is pumping and the drink is flowing as crowds jostle for space around a stage. They’re not here for Beyonce or their favourite bluegrass musician. This is Belzoni, Mississippi – and the exci...
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