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.

Follow in the Footsteps of Alexander Armstrong in Iceland

The Land of Fire and Ice returned to the small screen in the three-part travelogue 'Iceland with Alexander Armstrong' aired on Channel 5 - be inspired to take your own adventure in this compact mid-Atlantic island that packs a mighty punch.
  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 13th October 2021

Pam Forrest

The Coolest Things to Do in the Nordics in Winter

Witnessing the northern lights tops the wish list of many who plan a visit to the Nordics in the winter, and rightly so, but there's so much more to an Arctic experience than aurora hunting!
  • Inspire Me

Tuesday, 28th September 2021

Pam Forrest

How to choose your perfect winter hideaway in the Nordics

With so many exceptional properties across Iceland, Sweden, Finland and Norway, it can be tricky to choose between them. We've compiled this guide to help you select your ideal bolthole for winter.
  • Where to Stay

Monday, 6th September 2021

Pam Forrest

The Best Places To Visit In Autumn

From remote islands, glaciers and tranquil fjords, to ways to catch the start of aurora and polar bear season in Canada, we name our top trips to take in autumn.
  • Discover our World
  • Inspire Me

Thursday, 2nd September 2021

Doug Kington

Autumn Equinox gives Green Light to Aurora Hunters

The autumn equinox occurs around the 21-23 September each year marking the official end of summer and beginning of autumn, a time of year known for it's incredible reds, oranges and yellows. It is also the perfect time for catching glimpses of the green of the northern lights!
  • Northern Lights

Tuesday, 31st August 2021

Destination Specialist

Photographing the Northern Lights

Turn protons into pixels with William Gray's enlightening guide to snapping the aurora borealis.
  • Northern Lights

Wednesday, 11th August 2021

Will Gray

Our Top 5 Reasons to Ski in Scandinavia

We're partnering with ski experts, skiScandinavia, to offer a some of the best skiing holidays in Sweden and Norway. We asked their passionate and knowledgeable team to share the top 5 reasons they love to ski in Scandinavia.
  • Adventure
  • Inspire Me

Monday, 19th July 2021

Destination Specialist

Visiting Iceland’s volcanic eruption at Fagradalsfjall by guide, Cathy Harlow

Expert guide, Cathy Harlow, recounts her experience of witnessing Iceland's spectacular volcanic eruption at Fagradalsfjall on the Reykjanes Peninsula in June 2021.
  • Destination Insiders
  • Travel Stories

Wednesday, 30th June 2021

Cathy Harlow

Iceland’s Arctic Coast Way: Q&A with writer Felicity Cloake

Well-known food-writer, Felicity Cloake, travelled to Iceland in May 2021 to enjoy the food experiences of North Iceland’s Arctic Coast Way - a 900km touring route showing off some of the most spectacular scenery in North Iceland.
  • Inspire Me

Tuesday, 29th June 2021

Pam Forrest

How to Celebrate Midsummer in the Nordics

Midsummer is a key occasion in the calendar across the Nordics. Here's our guide to celebrating Midsummer like a local!
  • Destination Insiders

Wednesday, 16th June 2021

Destination Specialist

6 Amazing Experiences to Celebrate World Oceans Day

The world's oceans have long been a source of fascination and wonder and the 8th June marks World Oceans Day. We've selected just a few experiences that celebrate the wonder of our oceans.
  • Inspire Me
  • Wildlife

Monday, 7th June 2021

Pam Forrest

Work Away – the new trend taking you to amazing places

Working from home has become part of everyday life for so many of us over the past 12 months. As we move forward, this increased flexibility means you can take your work away with you – making ‘home’ somewhere a bit more exciting for a few weeks, a month or even longer.
  • Discover our World
  • Inspire Me

Friday, 14th May 2021

Will Gray