Authentic holidays for passionate travellers Est. 1983

If you’re looking for an inspirational and authentic holiday experience that’s tailored to your needs, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve been at the forefront of tourism to Iceland, Lapland and the Polar regions for over 35 years and are proud to be one of the UK’s leading independent specialist holiday companies. Our hand-picked range of European and worldwide destinations offer plenty of adventures to choose from, which our team of passionate travel experts know inside out. We’ll work with you to create a trip that perfectly suits your interests, timescales and budgets whether that’s a stunning self-drive, short break, joining a small group escorted tour or embarking on an awe-inspiring arctic voyage.

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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

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?

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.

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...
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