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San Francisco is a picturesque Californian city with everything from stunning architecture and landmarks to world-class art museums, restaurants, shopping hubs and breath-taking natural landscapes. This is the iconic city that you see in the movies and read about in books, but it can only be truly admired when witnessed in real life. Brightsun Travel offers cheap flights to San Francisco, allowing a great opportunity for you to visit here. Whether you’re interested in visiting San Fran or not, read our guide to the best hotspots of the city for some travel inspiration. Shopping San Francisco is a very diverse city, especially when it comes to shopping. From markets and boutiques to vintage shops and flagship designer stores, there’s something for everyone here. The city’s Union Square is the heart of the city’s shopping action and one of the most visited shopping regions in the world, boasting major department stores,…

Take advantage of our Brightsun Travel Digital Advent Calendar, our exciting and innovative seasonal competition which started on 1st December in which you can win some incredible prizes. Forget the usual chocolate, jewellery and beauty advent calendars which you have to go to the shops and pay for; instead opt for the complimentary Brightsun Travel Digital Advent Calendar which allows you the opportunity to win a range of awesome prizes, from techno gadgets such as IPads and Apple watches to hampers, flight tickets and travel goodies. Our digital advent calendar is sponsored by many of our major airline partners, including Air China, Air Canada, British Airways, Emirates, Asiana Airlines, Etihad Airways, Lufthansa, Gulf Air, Malaysia Airlines, TAP Air Portugal, Royal Air Maroc, Virgin Atlantic and Thai Airways, as well as our hotel partner St James’ Court, a Taj Hotel. There has already been some wonderful prizes which lucky entrants have…

Accra is a bustling modern city with vibrant cultures, thriving night spots, delicious cuisines, sightseeing hotspots and so much more to offer travellers. Are you thinking about booking tickets to Accra from UK? Then check out our guide below which tells you everything you need to know when visiting this colourful city and some useful tips to help make your stay comfortable and pleasant. Currency: Ghana Cedi Language: Ghana’s official language is English, though locals in Accra mainly speak the Ga language. You’ll hear multiple other languages being spoken here too as Accra is home to a melting pot of ethnic groups. Weather – Best Time of Year to Visit Ghana’s winter period between October-April is generally considered as a prime time to visit Accra, as temperatures remain relatively high and the humidity and precipitation levels drop considerably. Winter is known as the dry season here. Those on a budget…

Vancouver is a beautiful Canadian city in British Columbia best known for its scenic natural landscapes and multitude of colourful cultures; it’s one of the most ethnically diverse Canadian cities, and each of its trendy neighbourhoods have their own distinct culture, style, attractions, cuisines and entertainment. Brightsun Travel offers cheap flights to Vancouver, and we’ve put together a guide on where to stay in Vancouver which includes the city’s coolest neighbhourhoods. West End West End is a quirky residential neighbourhood of Vancouver, considered as the most picturesque destination to base your stay with the English Bay beaches, Sunset Beach Park and access to the lush Stanley Park which is one of the world’s largest urban green spaces. This hip beachside hangout region is a hub to the LGBT community and hosts the colourful pride parade each year through Davie Street. West End also offers excellent access to nightlife spots and…

Philadelphia is a city of immense historical significance. It’s been the site of important events in American history and is home to many ancient landmarks which are symbolic to America, most of which are set in the Independence National Historical Park. This iconic park is considered as the birthplace of American democracy with a series of preserved sites related to the country’s revolution. The park plays host to over 4 million visitors each year. Brightsun Travel offers cheap flights to Philadelphia, taking you to the centre of this historic city. We’ve put together a useful and inspirational visitor’s guide to the best sites of interest at the Independence National Historical Park which take you back in time to key periods of American history. Independence Hall Independence Hall is where the American Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were both signed and is perhaps the most important attraction in the…

Patong is the major tourist region of Phuket, and for good reason. Set on the western side of the island, this bustling town has a beautiful coastline with white sandy beaches, an array of hotels, bars, restaurants, clubs, markets and other great attractions. It’s very happening in Patong, and anyone that likes a lively getaway would absolutely love it here. Brightsun Travel offers cheap tickets to Phuket from the UK, available all year round. Read our useful guide on visiting Patong and what this incredible town has to offer. Shopping Patong boasts a number of excellent shopping hubs, from bustling local markets to impressive shopping malls. The largest mall in Phuket is located here – Jungceylon, in the heart of the town selling everything from fashion items and electronics to souvenirs, cosmetics and perfumes. For a traditional shopping experience, visit the Malin Plaza Patong, a colourful night market offering great…

Sydney is an iconic city in Australia which is naturally stunning with lots of scenic wonders, from lush hinterlands to incredible coastlines, rock cliffs, valleys and parks. If you are looking to plan a trip here with your family, Sydney will not let you down. This immense city has plenty of attractions for every age group, including incredible sightseeing sites, aquariums, amusement parks, wildlife spots and beaches. Brightsun Travel offers an excellent choice of cheap air tickets to Sydney from the UK. Below is a guide to the city’s top family friendly attractions. Darling Harbour Darling Harbour is a one-stop wonderland in Sydney which offers lots of entertainment and dining opportunities. This eclectic destination is home to museums, theaters, a zoo and an aquarium with a large number of Australian marine species, including dugong and platypus. You can also enjoy various thrilling adventures here with your family members, including jet…

Hyderabad is an interesting city with a blend of fascinating cultural legacy and sophistication. From comfortable picnic spots in parks to an array of trendy restaurants offering candle-lit dinners, Hyderabad is home to lots of romantic venues. Brightsun Travel offers cheap flights to Hyderabad from the UK at all times of the year, so you can plan the getaway of a lifetime here and relish some memorable moments. Here are our top picks for romantic couples in Hyderabad. Necklace Road The Necklace Road is a famous boulevard in Hyderabad which offers an opportunity to unwind in the hectic metropolis. Visit here for a long drive with your loved one and enjoy awe-inspiring views of Hussain Sagar Lake. This scenic road is also lined with many lush gardens which you can stroll around and admire a collection of exotic flowering plants. Olive Bistro Take your loving partner to this tempting restaurant…

Antigua is a paradise destination in the Caribbean which is renowned for its picture-perfect beaches, harbours, tropical landscapes and luxurious resorts, but there is so much more to this country away from its natural wonders that is worth discovering, including a number of heritage sightseeing attractions. Brightsun Travel offers Antigua cheap air tickets from the UK, taking you to the heart of this diverse land. We have put together a guide to the top sightseeing attractions in Antigua… Nelson’s Dockyard The Nelson’s Dockyard is a spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site which is home to ancient forts with cannons, battlements, huge ramparts and multiple fortification layers. This gigantic structure which was named after Admiral Horatio Nelson holds the distinction of being the only working Georgian naval dockyard in the world. The Nelson’s Dockyard hosts various sailing and yachting events and championships throughout the year. Fort James Fort James is an iconic…

Hong Kong is a dynamic Asian city in terms of cultures with many fascinating traditions that come to life at events and festivals throughout the year, dedicated to the likes of art, religion and more. There’s nothing better than a Chinese festival – think vibrant colours, the scent of incense and amazing traditional performances. Visiting Hong Kong during a festival is one of the best ways to immerse in the city’s fascinating cultures. See our top pick of annual events below. Chinese New Year The most significant Chinese festival of them all is of course the Chinese New Year, which is celebrated in style at Hong Kong. This phenomenal cultural spectacle takes place each January/February, consisting of colourful street parades, red lanterns that illuminate the city, traditional performances, mouth-watering cuisines and pretty flower markets, as well as an epic fireworks display over Victoria Harbour. Brightsun Travel offers excellent Hong Kong…