Travel Blog

From our favourite locations to watch the northern lights to the best places to watch whales in Canada, stunning pictures of the Sweden's Icehotel to the 7 natural wonders of our world, read our blog for all your holiday inspiration.

Best Wildlife Holidays in Iceland – Photo Gallery

We asked award-winning travel writer and advocate for responsible tourism Will Gray for his recommendations of the best wildlife encounters around the world.
  • Wildlife

Monday, 27th January 2020

Bruno Kaufmann

The Call of the Yukon

Canada Travel Specialist, Lauren, describes how she fell in love with the Yukon on her visit there last autumn.
  • Destination Insiders

Thursday, 16th January 2020

Lauren Shorney

The End of the Earth – Classic Antarctica Voyage on the Greg Mortimer

After her amazing voyage on the Greg Mortimer, first-timer Charlotte explains why you should opt for a small-ship cruise in Antarctica.
  • Destination Insiders

Tuesday, 14th January 2020

Charlotte Porritt

Discover the World Adopts a Koala

In January 2020 Discover the World adopted a koala through WWF Australia, in order to support the conservation of Australia's unique indigenous wildlife.
  • Wildlife

Friday, 10th January 2020


The 30th Icehotel is Open!

The iconic Icehotel in Swedish Lapland has just opened its doors for another winter season, celebrating its 30th anniversary. Take a look at some of the incredible suites including two from British design teams.
  • Icehotel

Monday, 16th December 2019

Pam Forrest

Travel Specialist Insights: Cruising the Arctic

Sail around Spitsbergen and enjoy a front row seat to breath taking landscapes: glaciers, icebergs and the soaring sides of dramatic fjords. Our travel specialists share their highlights.
  • Destination Insiders

Friday, 13th December 2019

Doug Kington

Celebrity dining in the Kimberley – Australia’s last frontier

Often bypassed by the everyday traveller in favour of Perth or the east coast, the Kimberley region is still relatively unknown, even by many Australians.
  • Food & Culture

Tuesday, 15th October 2019

Liz Lunnon

The next generation of polar vessels and voyaging

Having recently returned from a Spitsbergen voyage aboard one of the new generation of polar ‘eco ships’, travel specialist, Charlotte, explains why responsible travel lies at the heart of our small ship cruises.
  • Adventure
  • Destination Insiders

Wednesday, 9th October 2019

Charlotte Porritt

Could you design the coolest hotel in the world?

Many people believe that a hotel is more than a place to sleep and the lure of a quirky hotel experience has never been more prevalent in today's travel market. We sat down to speak with the new Creative Director, Luca Roncoroni to find out what makes the world-famous Icehotel so unique.
  • Icehotel

Thursday, 19th September 2019

Nichol Callaghan

Whale Watching in Antarctica

Search for whales with a team of expert marine biologists on an Antarctic voyage with a twist.
  • Adventure
  • Wildlife

Friday, 6th September 2019

Destination Specialist

The Best Hotels to See the Northern Lights

From waking up in a suspended glass cube – high in the treetops, to falling asleep under an aurora display inside a cosy glass igloo, there's nothing more relaxing than spending a night amongst truly spectacular surrounds.
  • Northern Lights

Monday, 2nd September 2019

Destination Specialist

Tips for sleeping on ice

Read our guide for how to get a good night's sleep staying in an ice hotel.

Friday, 23rd August 2019

Pam Forrest