Flight Centre Travel Blog

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Instatravellers: Phil the Travelling Pizza Eater

Meet Phil Duncan. He's from Liverpool, he loves travel and he, er, loves eating pizza. Need we say more? Well, we do actually, mainly the fact that his love of travel and pizza have managed to ge...
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The Best Boutique Hotels in New York City

There are a million or so reasons to visit New York City, but the question of where to stay can be a littler harder to answer. Most first-timers will head to one of the typical tourist-stays in Time S...
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Common dolphins

The Best Places in the World to See Wild Dolphins

Everyone loves dolphins. Their friendly smiles and playful nature fast-tracks them right to the top of many a must-see wildlife bucket list, with dolphin-watching tours becoming an increasingly popula...
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5 Reasons to Visit Cuba NOW

For the past 15 years, I've had a dream to visit Cuba and, with my own eyes, see this iconic island that is frozen in time. Cuba, the largest island in the Caribbean, has hardly changed since the...
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Space tourism

The Future of Travel: Our Predictions

In 1899, French artist Jean-Marc Côté tried to describe what the world would look like in the year 2000 through a series of illustrations. As part of this he actually suggested that the human race wou...
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Sun bear in Borneo (image: Hazel Plush)

8 Wild Adventures to Have in Sabah, Borneo

Love fly-and-flop holidays? Look away now. Because while Sabah’s beaches are admittedly lovely, it would be criminal to languish on a sunlounger when its epic adventures await... For this is a land of...
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Vineyard in New Zealand

Water and Wine: Tasting my Way Around New Zealand's Landscapes

New Zealand is beloved for its Tolkien-esque topography and endless opportunity for adventure, but it’s the water-rich landscapes and maje...
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The view from Table Mountain, Cape Town, Lizzie Lacey-Brennan

How to Honeymoon in South Africa

 
There is one trip you may take in your lifetime that beats any other, the biggest of them all and potentially the most extravagant - your honeymoon. One momentous holiday where married life kicks off ...
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Hiking the Oribi Gorge

Tales from the Road: South Africa

Dutch photographer and photo-blogger Water van Zwienen found history, wildlife and raw beauty in abundance on a dream road trip across South Africa... As a child I travelled a lot with my family, alwa...
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Boston USA

A First Timer's Guide to Boston

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The historic city of Boston is a confection of arts, music, sports and delicious cuisine. Whether you have two days or two weeks in this New England city, here is a run-down of the must-do sights and ...
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Latte art

Around the World In Coffee: the Bucket List

I love lists: Shopping lists, to do lists, gift lists (for other people, not me); I would be lost without them all. Some lists are more serious than others but none are more important than my Coffee B...
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8 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Going to Laos

When I announced my intention to visit Southeast Asia, my friends asked me heaps of questions. Which beaches are you staying at? Are you going to Angkor Wat? How long are you staying in Bangkok?  Whil...
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