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!

Story behind the picture: Anthony Cullen's Tomatina

 
Award winning photographer and judge of the World’s Worst Travel Photographer Competition Anthony Cullen reveals the story behind one of his famous shots. Today we launched a photography competition w...
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Are you the World’s Worst Travel Photographer?

 
We’re on a mission to find the World’s Worst Travel Photographer 2012. Is it you? Send us your worst travel snaps to find out! Do you marvel at the creative genius displayed by professional travel pho...
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Big Outback Adventure - Discovering Darwin

 
Close encounters of the reptilian kind: Jayne Gorman gets up close and personal with the Northern Territory’s more – intimidating – attractions and discovers there’s more to Darwin that it first seems...
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Malaysia: the Jewel of South East Asia

 
Looking for incredible food, pristine beaches and awesome diving? Get thee to Malaysia for all this and more - without the crowds. When you think of South East Asia you automatically think of countrie...
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Big Outback Adventure - The Winner's Story

Remember we told you about those 10 lucky people we were sending on a Big Outback Adventure in Australia's Northern Territory in association with Kiss 100? Did you see all our updates and images ...
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A North American City Hop

 
Guest blogger Tex Fisher explores New York, Toronto and Wasington DC and tries not to blow the budget in the process. Everyone I told I was going to America rolled their eyes and asked the same questi...
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First time in Upper Class with Virgin Atlantic

Susie Bearne talks us through her first experience of flying Upper Class with Virgin Atlantic and wonders how she will ever go back to Economy again! It’s 8.15am. I receive a text telling me the car i...
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Only in Texas… USA Road Trip Part 2

Continuing on her American Road Trip, Jenny parties in Vegas, meets the cowboys and cowgirls of Texas and finds out what Mutton Busting is! After spending a week travelling down the coast of Californi...
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California Cruising – USA Road Trip Part 1

An all-American road trip features high on many people's travel wish lists (remember Flight Centre consultant Eva Martin who spent her honeymoon on Route 66?) Travel blogger Jenny Lowthrop drove ...
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The Ultimate Guide to Broadway Shows in New York City

 
You could say that Andrew Allen of The Antipodean Blog is a bit of a Broadway fan - on his last visit to New York he squeezed in eleven shows in just seven days, and yet he didn't blow his budget...
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Where to Stay in the South African Winelands

 
Franschhoek is synonymous the world over with fine wines and high-class dining, but the area is not strictly the preserve of bon vivants, as Jaillan Yehia discovered. South Africa’s reputation as a wi...
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The Other Side of Bali

 
This latest post by Featured Blogger Andrew Allen is dedicated to reader Grace who is going to Bali in July and wanted to know a little bit more about it! Andrew gets off the beaten track to find out ...
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