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!

Discovering the Gardens of Houmas House, Louisiana

Summer has finally arrived and pruning our gardens has suddenly become a very big deal. Homeowners around the country (and the world) are running around getting fresh soil, planting out new flowers, g...
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How to Spend 24 Hours in New Orleans

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“New Orleans should never have been a city – they made a mistake when they built it here.” These were the first words someone uttered to us when we set foot in The Big Easy. That’s not to say it’s not...
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Why the Rocky Mountaineer is More Than Just a Train Journey

List off some of the most naturally beautiful locations in the world and chances are Western Canada is going to be on there. From Vancouver with its laid-back coastal vibe, encased by the snow-capped ...
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Explore Hobart, Mona and Beyond in Tasmania

An island off an island, a land of wilderness, a place at the edge of the world. Tasmania is all these things. But since unorthodox gallerist David Walsh opened his irreverent Museum of Old and New Ar...
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The Best Events in Australia

There’s enough to see and do in Australia to keep you coming back at any time of the year. Start filling your diary with untold adventures, like these... Hobart Harbour   JUNE 2017 Haunting ...
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A First-Timer’s Guide to Sensational Chicago

I’ll be honest with you, I didn’t expect much from Chicago. When you’ve been to the USA’s big hitters like New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles, surely you’ve seen the best of American city living?...
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5 Incredible Garden Route Experiences

You might have heard of South Africa’s famed road trip – the Garden Route. For many people this fabled journey represents an uncovering of the natural beauty of South African landscapes between Cape T...
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5 Reasons Why You Should Visit the Florida Panhandle

When most people are contemplating a trip to Florida, it’s usually the theme parks of Orlando, the Art-Deco glitz of Miami or the poolside living of Tampa that spring to mind. In fact, rarely is a tho...
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Take the Scenic Route from Melbourne

While Sydney boasts Australia’s most recognisable cityscape, Melbourne has quietly fostered its most sophisticated cultural scene, with a vibrant lifestyle that has seen it being named ‘World’s Most L...
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10 of the World's Most Beautiful Bridges

Let’s face it; if we’re going to cross land or water, we might as well do it in style. And not all bridges are simply constructions to get from one side to the other – many are iconic sights in their ...
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Greece: Beyond the Beaches

Think of Greece and what do you see? Perfect white sands, gloriously pink Aegean sunsets and lazy days spent poolside with an iced cocktail? It’s true, Greece does offer these delights in spades, but ...
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Deep South Dishes: A Food Diary of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama & Florida

When you’re whizzing through four US states in less than a week, it’s fair to say that you’re going to see a lot, and that y...
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