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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.

Mark’s Snapshots from Zimbabwe & Zambia

Our Africa Product Manager Mark has experienced countless safaris in many African countries. Recently, he explored Zimbabwe and Zambia for the first time.
  • Destination Insiders
  • Inspire Me
  • Wildlife

Wednesday, 14th November 2018

Mark Young

UPDATED Aurora Prediction Alert – December 2018!

In October our northern lights experts predicted the chances of seeing the northern lights would be extremely high from the 2-7 November 2018 due to a strong auroral storm occurring. It happened and looks likely to occur again in early December...
  • Northern Lights

Friday, 9th November 2018

Jess Weatherson

Q&A with ICEHOTEL’s Michelin Star Chef: Alexander Meir

We spoke to Icehotel's chef, Alexander Meir; the Michelin-trained head-chef of the twelve-course Chef's table at the Veranda, Icehotel The Chef’s Table is much more than just a dinner, it welcomes guests to a unique exquisite food experience with the local food culture.  
  • Icehotel

Wednesday, 7th November 2018

Becky Masih

5 minutes with Arne Bergh, Icehotel Creative Director

Sculptor Arne Bergh became the Creative Director of the Icehotel in 1997 and oversees the annual selection of the international team of artists who come together to design and build this incredible feat of architecture. Read our Q&A and watch the video interview with him...
  • Icehotel

Tuesday, 6th November 2018

Destination Specialist

Introducing: Bear Cave Suite at Iso Syote

Wake up from a hibernation of your own in the comfort and style of this exclusive Bear Cave at Iso-Syote
  • Destination Insiders

Friday, 2nd November 2018

Becky Masih

How to pick your perfect polar expedition vessel…

There’s an increasing range of expedition ships cruising in polar waters these days, so how on earth do you pick the right one for you? Read our expert guide.
  • Destination Insiders

Wednesday, 31st October 2018

Liz Lunnon

Around Spitsbergen with Doug Allan

We are proud to present Doug Allan, award-winning polar photographer and cameraman, as special lecturer on our Around Spitsbergen expedition departing 24 August 2019.
  • Adventure
  • Destination Insiders

Wednesday, 31st October 2018

Becky Masih

Cathy Harlow: Hiking in East Greenland Tour Highlights

In summer 2019, Wanderlust award-winning guide Cathy Harlow is travelling again to the wild and remote East Greenland coast to guide our nine-day ‘Hiking in East Greenland’ adventure. There’s so much about East Greenland that inspires Cathy but there are a few truly special experiences that make this trip stand out, read on to find out more…
  • Adventure
  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 24th October 2018

Cathy Harlow

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...
  • Destination Insiders

Tuesday, 16th October 2018

Liz Lunnon

Australia & New Zealand: Fit for Royalty

As we all know The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are due for an official visit to Australia, Fiji, 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...
  • Discover our World

Wednesday, 10th October 2018

Becky Masih

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...
  • Inspire Me

Monday, 8th October 2018

Becky Masih

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!
  • Inspire Me

Thursday, 20th September 2018

Becky Masih