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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.

20 Years of Ranga

We're proud to celebrate 20 years in partnership with Hotel Ranga. Located in Iceland's spectacular countryside, it features in some of our most popular itineraries from summer self drives to our flagship northern lights small group tour
  • Discover our World
  • Inspire Me

Friday, 15th March 2019

Becky Masih

Baja Highlights

Read about Jo's top 7 highlights from her recent adventures in Baja California.
  • Destination Insiders
  • Wildlife

Thursday, 14th March 2019

Liz Lunnon

Eastern vs Western Canada

Which is the coast with the most? Will you opt for the Atlantic provinces with their spectacular whale watching and maritime history, or will you head west for First Nations culture, the Great Bear Rainforest and Inside Passage?
  • Destination Insiders

Tuesday, 5th March 2019

Destination Specialist

Trapped: Iceland Film Locations

Acclaimed Icelandic crime drama, Trapped (Ófærð, 2016), is now on its second series on BBC4 and we could not be more excited. You may find yourself wondering where in Iceland that these picture-perfect backdrops are set. We take a closer look at the filming locations to share what it is we love so much about them.

Friday, 22nd February 2019

Becky Masih

Why We Love Iceland

Over 40 years ago, our managing director, Clive Stacey, himself began a love affair with Iceland and it's diverse landscapes, countless natural wonders and vibrant culture!  To celebrate Valentine's Day, we’ve asked our Discover the World team why they love the incredible land of fire and ice...
  • Inspire Me
  • Travel Stories

Thursday, 14th February 2019

Becky Masih

Top 6 Destinations to See Glaciers

Glaciers all around the world have long drawn travellers admire the sheer wonder of these giant masses of ice! Their ever-changing nature, size and spectacular shapes and colours make for a truly unique experience. Read our favourite destinations to go and see these mesmerising natural spectacles.
  • Destination Insiders
  • Inspire Me

Friday, 8th February 2019

Destination Specialist

Scoresby Sund: Q&A with photographer Ragnar TH Sigurdsson

Professional photographer Ragnar TH Sigurdsson shares with us his experiences from a memorable small ship expedition cruise into Scoresby Sund, Greenland.
  • Travel Stories

Thursday, 31st January 2019

Destination Specialist

Is this the Year of the Big Trip?

Think big! A month-long motorhome odyssey in New Zealand perhaps, or a polar cruise around Spitsbergen. How about delving into British Columbia’s leafy wilderness in search of grizzly bears. Read on to start planning your next Big Trip...
  • Inspire Me

Friday, 25th January 2019

Will Gray

Top 10 Trips of a Lifetime

From northern lights to safari holidays, we've listed some of our favourite destinations and holidays to spark your imagination. Remember, all of our itineraries can be tailor-made for a trip of YOUR life.

Monday, 21st January 2019

Destination Specialist

Meet Gummi, Absolute Iceland Tour

Pioneer of highland driving in Iceland, Gumundur 'Gummi' Gunnarsson, tells us a little more about why 4WD are one of the best ways to explore the country's beautiful landscapes.
  • Adventure

Wednesday, 16th January 2019

Destination Specialist

The 29th Icehotel Art Suites revealed!

The iconic Icehotel in Swedish Lapland has just opened for another winter season marking the 29th incarnation of extraordinary hotel.
  • Icehotel

Tuesday, 18th December 2018

Pam Forrest

5 Reasons to Visit Chile

One of our Polar and Latin America Specialists explains why Chile is the hottest place to visit...
  • Inspire Me

Sunday, 16th December 2018

Destination Specialist