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Where in the world would you rather be? Discover travel ideas and inspiration with stories from our Travel Experts. With new articles every day, you'll never run out of ideas!

4 Reasons To Holiday In St Kilda

When I told my co-workers I was spending a long weekend in St Kilda, they promptly responded with, "You mean Melbourne." The fault is not theirs. Only those who have visited St Kilda are able to truly grasp how distinct it is from the actual city. Fair call, it is technically a suburb of ... Continue Reading

My Town: Seattle

The coastal seaport of Seattle is full to the brim with fresh seafood, marketplaces and fining dining, along with great museums and a thriving arts scene. We caught up with Ann Peavey, Chef Concierge at Visit Seattle, who says you needn't be afraid of the rain in Seattle – get outdoors and ... Continue Reading

Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts For Travellers

Nobody wants to wake up the morning of Valentine's Day and realise they haven't bought their partner anything. I've been there. It wasn't fun. Not at all. With less than one week before V-Day, now is an appropriate time to start scouring the net and raiding stores for the perfect "I love you" ... Continue Reading

4 Reasons To Walk The Walk In New York

There’s no bad time to visit New York, whether it be in the chill of winter, the crisp air and colour of autumn, or during the city’s glorious warmer months. One thing is certain, move too fast and you’ll miss too much, so pop your walking shoes on. Walking is the greatest way to bite into ... Continue Reading

Top 3 Day Trips From Cabo

Steeped in rich natural and cultural history, the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula is home to a bounty of fascinating colonial villages and natural attractions. With the recent construction of paved four-lane highways through Cabo’s Tourist Corridor, accessing surrounding villages and ... Continue Reading

Tailgating Gone Wild: The Best NFL Cities For Pre-Game Celebrations

One of the best things about American football is tailgating. Before you dismiss the idea of participating as a few friends gathered around the ol' portable Weber BBQ with an esky, think again. This is the USA we're talking about. Think thousands of hardcore fans painted and dressed in their team's ... Continue Reading

New Look At Great Southern Rail

You may not be overly familiar with Adelaide-based Great Southern Rail, but you know its bucket-list rail journeys: The Ghan, The Indian Pacific and The Overland.  These long-distance passenger trains that traverse Darwin to Adelaide, Perth to Sydney and Melbourne to Adelaide, respectively, have ... Continue Reading

What’s New With Princess Cruises

If you’re planning a voyage with Princess Cruises this year, there are quite a few extras to look forward to, including a new arrival to Australia, a new TV channel, luxury beds and new culinary delights. With such a focus on ensuring guests come back from their holiday feeling refreshed and ... Continue Reading

The Most Memorable Super Bowl Halftime Shows Ever

The Super Bowl is on its way to Santa Clara's Levi Stadium in California. It's just days away, kicking off on Monday, 8 February 2016, and it promises to make history as the 50th year. In preparations for the big day, let's have a look back at games gone past with a little trip down halftime show ... Continue Reading

Negotiating The Worst Dates To Fly In 2016

Although cheap flight deals are far easier to find these days, there are still certain times of the year you should try to avoid if cost is a priority. However, with school holidays and unforeseen circumstances, this sometimes isn't an option. To help, we've outlined the most expensive days to ... Continue Reading

Travel Clinic: Expert USA Holiday Advice

The United States of America is one of the most diverse holiday destinations in the world, offering a myriad of experiences. However, sometimes too much choice can make deciding upon an itinerary painfully difficult. Never fear, Flight Centre's expert travel consultants are on hand to provide ... Continue Reading

Foodie Fun In The Gold Coast Sun

Visitors have been dining out on Gold Coast antics for a hundred years or more, and the current options to chow down are certainly something to shout about. From food with a view in Surfers to a dive bar in Cooly and fish fresh off the boat at Main Beach, here are just some of the main dining ... Continue Reading

Flight Centre’s Top 10 Blogs Of January 2016

Every day we post stories on destinations that inspire us, breaking travel news, tips for getting the most out of your holiday and personal accounts of our own adventures. So what exactly have our readers been most interested in during the first month of the year? Here’s a list of Flight ... Continue Reading

Kristin Bell & Dax Shepard Get Us Dreaming Of Africa With Holiday Video

Hollywood actors Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard recently enjoyed everyone's bucket-list holiday while on safari in Africa. The married couple came home with a humorous video that's recently taken off on the internet. While most people are talking about the dorky lip-syncing to Toto's Africa, we ... Continue Reading

How To Spend 1 Or 2 Weeks In The USA

Whether you only have one week or two for exploring the United States, this country renowned for its diversity can deliver the non-stop delights. Two expert Flight Centre consultants serve up their recommended itineraries for a one- or two-week USA holiday covering California, Los Angeles, Texas ... Continue Reading

Top 10 Aussie Holiday Destinations For 2016

Australians love to travel, and with a backyard as big as ours the options for domestic exploration are almost limitless. From our picture-postcard coastline and offshore island havens, to world-famous sights in the Red Centre and unexpected towns with memorable experiences, domestic bliss is ... Continue Reading

16 Travel Experiences You’ll Never Forget

Recognised cruising and touring company, APT, has just released an inspiring list of 16 travel experiences not to be missed this year. From black bears and wild moose in British Columbia and challenging yourself physically in the Kimberley, to visiting the stunning Summer Palace in Beijing and ... Continue Reading

Princess Cruises Debunks 5 Cruise Myths

Cruises: people seem to love them or hate them. But don't let any cruising misconceptions deter you from a holiday at sea, especially from those who have never set foot on a ship. I recently embarked on my first sojourn with Princess Cruises and discovered the rumours aren't true. Consider these ... Continue Reading

Budget Vs Luxury: Two New York Itineraries

Travel can take many forms, with a destination rarely experienced the same by different travellers. New York is one of the best for a diverse and unique holiday, home to a wealth of fascinating experiences no matter your budget. We asked two expert Flight Centre consultants to design two very ... Continue Reading

5 Fun Super Bowl 50 Experiences In San Fran

Super Bowl 50 will be hosted on February 7, 2016 in the City of Santa Clara (68 kilometres south of San Francisco) at the state-of-the-art Levi’s Stadium - the most technologically advanced professional football stadium in the United States. The action on the field will be pumping and the ... Continue Reading