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.

5 ways to reduce carbon emissions on your next self-drive holiday

If worrying about carbon emissions is threatening to put a damper on your holiday, don’t despair. Mark Barclay from GSF Car Parts offers his tips for cutting down your carbon footprint on a self-drive trip.

Monday, 17th February 2020

Nichol Callaghan

Pick of the Pillows: Nordic Hotels

Here are five of our favourite hotels in the Nordics that offer more than just a place to lay your head.   
  • Destination Insiders

Thursday, 13th February 2020

Emma Mitra

Three unmissable experiences in Alberta, Canada

Discover three truly unique things to do in the picture-perfect Canadian province of Alberta, an outdoor lover's dream destination.
  • Destination Insiders

Tuesday, 11th February 2020

Emma Mitra

International Polar Bear Day: what’s it all about?

Find out more about International Polar Bear Day on 27th February and what you can do to get involved.
  • Wildlife

Wednesday, 5th February 2020

Emma Mitra

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

Emma Mitra

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

Emma Mitra

Harvest Festival at Icehotel 2020

Celebrate the beginning of the end of the 30th Icehotel at the Harvest Festival on the weekend of the 8th March 2020
  • Icehotel

Thursday, 2nd January 2020

Destination Specialist

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

Emma Mitra

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