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!

4 minutes in Asia

 
Earlier this year, adventure addicts Barry and Laura quit their jobs and booked a round the world trip. With no firm end point in mind, they set off for South East Asia, documenting their travels on t...
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Setting off in style: Experiencing London Heathrow Clubhouse

Who said stylish travel should only start when you’re handed the keys to your plush hotel room? So asks traveller Suzanne Bearne, who believes luxury should be part of the journey itself. Sipping cock...
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Scuba in St Lucia

 
While holidaying in St Lucia, Laura Ridgers of donned scuba gear for the first time and nervously prepared to plunge into the sea. But after learning the ropes from a qualified instructor her fears w...
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Immersed in Marrakech

 
Stepping into Marrakech’s vibrant medina is an invitation to inspire the senses – with exotic sights, sounds and smells all jostling for attention amid an intoxicating arena of chaos. Not five minutes...
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Positano dreaming

 
Teresa Curran is dreaming of the warm seas and blue skies of Positano on the Amalfi Coast, Italy – the perfect place to while away the hours with a good book and glass of limoncello. Isn’t summer wond...
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Berlin: The low key low down

 
In Berlin, you can find something to suit every personality, every age group and every mood. Last week we brought you just a few of its facets – from the über-chilled to the architecture lover and the...
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Tastes of the Ottoman

 
It's a known fact that the way to a traveller's heart is through his stomach. At least, that’s how Andrew Allen fell in love with the countries he visited on his Busabout Ottoman Trek. Here,...
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Berlin: a culture of cool

 
Berlin. Whatever you picture when you think of the city, it’s likely to be different from someone else’s view. From low-key cafes to warehouse raves, a dazzling architectural mishmash and a history le...
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Adventures in Moscow

 
Visiting Moscow is like stepping into a history book from childhood, writes Sophie Williams. From navigating the depths of the city’s metro, to high tea with high society and exploring the Red Square,...
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Budgeting for travel - a consultant's advice

One of the privileges of being a travel consultant is that you often double as an agony uncle or aunt, writes Flight Centre consultant Miles Buckeridge. Here, he gives us the low down on one of the qu...
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An Antipodean guide to Turkish baths

 
In Istanbul as part of his Busabout Ottoman Trek, Andrew Allen (aka The Antipodean) steps timorously into a Turkish bath and faces a common dilemma: what (not) to wear... I was assured when purchasing...
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What it’s really like to go on safari

 
Just a few weeks ago Victoria Philpott was hanging out with the lions, hippos, leopards and buffalos in Tanzania. Today she reveals what it’s really like to get the binoculars on, the long lens out an...
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