Apr 17 2014

Essential Items For A Trekking Expedition – What You’ll Need On The Trail

Todd Sturm

Hiking is a wonderful way to experience nature, with quiet trails leading through scenic areas – the likes of which are rarely seen unless on foot. For those looking for a hiking experience on a path less travelled, the sightseeing possibilities are endless. It does, … Continue reading

Apr 16 2014

California Dreamin’ On An All-American Road Trip

Anna Howard

Conjuring up images of beautiful coastlines, winding open roads and verdant national parks teeming with wildlife, it’s easy to see why a holiday in the Golden State isn’t exactly the path less travelled. Not to mention the culinary offerings and eccentric neighbourhoods that beckon … Continue reading

Apr 15 2014

Thai Smiles: 5 Unique Tours To Enjoy In Thailand

Flight Centre's Guest Bloggers

Thailand is a beautiful country drawing millions of visitors a year from around the world, with its promise of low prices, great food and friendly locals. If you have seen the cities before or would like to get a bit more out of your … Continue reading

Apr 14 2014

Experience The Ultimate Luxury Bali Escape

Madeleine Lipson

The Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort is a luxury 5-star property located on Bali’s southwest coast. Catering to couples, families and business travellers alike, facilities include four swimming pools, seven dining venues, an award-winning golf course and a luxury day spa. The resort was … Continue reading

Apr 13 2014

Sydney in Winter: 5 Attractions Best Experienced Mid-Year

Tracy Fitzgerald

If there’s one thing Sydney residents love about their city, it’s the weather. But don’t let this fool you into thinking Sydney is just a summer-loving city. There’s plenty to keep sun worshippers happy in the cooler months. Catch the winter vibe at Vivid … Continue reading

Apr 12 2014

Did you know? Trivia On Hong Kong

Tracy Fitzgerald

Hong Kong may be one of the world’s most modern cities, but it manages to maintain strong ties to its past. Even if its landmarks look familiar, this oft-changing city often surprises visitors with something new, so here are five facts you may not … Continue reading

Apr 11 2014

Sicily – Italy, But Not As You Know It

Ashton Rigg

Described as ‘Italy in overdrive’, ‘the real Italy’ and ‘the Italy you never knew existed’, Sicily is the heart and soul of Mediterranean culture. The ball at the end of mainland Italy’s boot, Sicily is largely rugged and rural – a refreshing juxtaposition to the … Continue reading

Apr 10 2014

Trains, Trams & Tours: Getting Around Hong Kong

Kasey Clark

Using Hong Kong’s convenient and first-rate public transport system, some unique modes of travel and your own trusty two feet, getting to know Asia’s World City couldn’t be easier. So take heed of a tip or two and discover the most convenient ways to … Continue reading

Apr 9 2014

5 London Boroughs You Should Visit

Flight Centre's Guest Bloggers

Ask Londoners to name their favourite part of the city and chances are you’ll receive a different answer every time. Much like the people who live in each area, the many diverse London districts all have unique personalities. To grasp just how eclectic this … Continue reading

Apr 8 2014

3 Days in Adelaide

Ashton Rigg

Adelaide: the little capital that could. South Australia’s star city tends to fly under the radar on the holiday scene – caught between the west coast heat and the east’s cool factor – but this well laid-out urban centre has a lot going for … Continue reading

Apr 7 2014

Qantas Makes Changes To Its Frequent Flyer Program

Mike Tuckerman

The Qantas Frequent Flyer program has changed and it’s all about increasing value for money. The more you spend, the more points you’ll earn under a revamp which sees the airline switch from a distance-based rewards system to one that awards points according to … Continue reading

Apr 6 2014

Our Pick Of Business-Friendly Pullman Hotels

Rowena Ryan

From hotels in the heart of capital cities to those lying on our spectacular coastline, here are five Pullman hotels in Australia whose business services and facilities make conferences and meetings feel like you’ve never left the office, in the best way possible. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… … Continue reading

Apr 5 2014

Ahoy! Sydney’s Cruise Season Sets Sail

Elise Coroneos

Waking up in the morning and finding yourself on the high seas with only glistening blue ocean before you is truly one of the greatest experiences in life. The 2014 cruising season from Sydney kicked off in February, but it’s the cooler months that … Continue reading

Apr 4 2014

Amore Abroad: Destination Weddings & Honeymoons

Ashton Rigg

Do we hear wedding bells? From April 4 to 6, betrothed ladies and general bridal buffs will flock to the Queensland Brides Wedding and Honeymoon Expo at Brisbane’s South Bank to suss out all things ‘tying the knot’: the cake, the dress and – … Continue reading

Apr 3 2014

Take The Wheel: Top 5 New South Wales Road Trips

Neha Kale

There’s nothing quite like choosing a soundtrack, grabbing the car keys and venturing out on the open road. Luckily, New South Wales – a region that’s home to sleepy villages, secret beaches and cliff-top drives worthy of a James Bond film – offers every … Continue reading

Apr 2 2014

One Month In Europe: Insights From A First-Time Traveller

Ashton Rigg

You can learn a lot in 35 days travelling across Europe. Like the fact that there are basically no road rules at the Arc de Triomphe roundabout, the Golden Gate Bridge has a twin sister in Lisbon, and you can’t eat the oranges from … Continue reading

Apr 1 2014

Enjoying Autumn In Southern Queensland Country

Mike Tuckerman

When a cool breeze ripples down a quiet country lane, you can be sure winter is just around the corner. But there’s still plenty of colour to enjoy in Southern Queensland Country, with a holiday in the countryside one of the best ways to … Continue reading

Mar 31 2014

Cheers To Australia’s Top Breweries

Ashton Rigg

Brisbane recently played host to the inaugural Brewsvegas event – one week of appreciating and better understanding the art that goes into crafting a pint.  One thing Brewsvegas highlighted was the wave of micro and breakout breweries springing up throughout the nation, with a … Continue reading

Mar 30 2014

Top 5 Chicago Attractions Easy On The Budget

Neha Kale

Known as the Windy City, Chicago combines striking modernist architecture with a world-class take on art and culture, set to the sounds of freewheeling jazz. Chicago’s fuss-free mid-Western attitude has also made it the go-to city for travellers looking for city adventures that keep … Continue reading

Mar 29 2014

Beantown Boggles – Top Boston Trivia

Kasey Clark

Boston is home to delectable regional cuisine and local breweries, stunning parklands and waterside walks, revolutionary war landmarks and fiercely loyal sports fans. To celebrate the home of the Red Sox, here are five trivia tidbits you might not have known. Fenway Park is … Continue reading