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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.

Five of the best adventure holiday ideas in Scotland

If you’re planning a UK holiday and want something more exciting – and less crowded – than a beach break, set your sights on Scotland.
  • Inspire Me

Tuesday, 4th August 2020

Will Gray

Did you know this about Polar Bears?

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Friday, 10th July 2020

Destination Specialist

Travel in a Covid-19 world: Customer Survey June 2020

Our latest survey reveals current attitudes to travel, plans for 2021, the experiences you want to have and what Discover the World can do to help you future travel plans.
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Monday, 15th June 2020

Will Gray

Did You Know This About Puffins?

Beloved by birders and nature enthusiasts everywhere, puffins are one of the most widely recognized, and arguably one of the most popular birds in the world. Learn everything you need to know about these fascinating seabirds with our round up of interesting facts.
  • Wildlife

Thursday, 11th June 2020

Doug Kington

How You Can Protect The Fragile Ecosystem Of Antarctica And Arctic On An Expedition Voyage

We’ve rounded up our recommended 2021 voyages that offer innovative ways to celebrate and honour our ocean.
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Monday, 8th June 2020

Jo Cooper

The Best Places To Visit In Autumn

From remote islands, glaciers and tranquil fjords, to ways to catch the start of aurora and whale watching season we name our top trips to take in autumn.

Monday, 1st June 2020

Alex Minnis

Amazing Views of Iceland, A Photo Gallery of the East

Focusing on some of the island's lesser visited natural wonders, discover a different side of Iceland - the East.
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Sunday, 31st May 2020

Bruno Kaufmann

The Three Ultimate Must-Do Experiences in South Iceland

It only takes a few hours to reach the South Coast from Reykjavik, so we’ve picked our three ultimate must do experiences to include in your travel plans.
  • Destination Insiders

Wednesday, 27th May 2020

Alex Minnis

How To Stargaze At Home

Read on for our beginner’s guide to exploring the night sky, answering your questions about how to stargaze at home.
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Thursday, 21st May 2020

Will Gray

Virtual Escapes: How to Travel When You Are Not Travelling

Feed your wanderlust and get inspired with our round-up of the best online travel experiences.
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Wednesday, 20th May 2020

Will Gray

Did You Know This? Quirky Facts About The Faroe Islands

For all those little-known, quirky, eyebrow-raising or downright unbelievable facts about the Faroe Islands, read on for our round-up of the weird and wonderful.
  • Destination Insiders

Monday, 18th May 2020

Will Gray

The Ultimate Discover the World Travel Quiz

Do you know which country has the largest coastline? Or how to describe snow in Finnish? Are you familiar with the unicorns of the sea? And do you know the Adélie penguin from the Gentoo? Pit your wits against our bumper 30 question travel quiz. It’s an all encompassing travel trivia bonanza that will put your world knowledge to the test. Think you can score full marks?
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Saturday, 16th May 2020

Destination Specialist