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 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.

  • Tailor made holiday specialists
  • 35 years of expertise
  • First hand destination experience
  • No surcharge guarantee
  • Full financial protection
  • 24/7 holiday support

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How to Plan a Polar Holiday

Thinking about planning a trip to the polar regions, but not sure where to start? Read our step by step guide to choosing your expedition voyage...

Australia & New Zealand: Fit for Royalty

As we all know The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are due for an official visit to Austalia, Figi, the Kingdom of Tonga and New Zealand! In need of inspiration? We've included our favourite holiday itineraries so you can follow in their royal footsteps...

Traveller Q&A: Hiking in East Greenland with Cathy Harlow

Two of our clients, Andrew and Anne travelled on our Hiking in East Greenland escorted holiday! We caught up with them to find out more about their trip and why you should follow in their footsteps...

TIME Magazine’s World’s Greatest Places 2018 Round-up!

Not one, but five of our incredible hotels were picked as TIME Magazine’s world’s greatest places: Here’s a roundup of which ones and why you should visit ASAP!
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