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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.

Antarctic Adventures with Sir Chris Bonington!

We are proud to present Sir Chris Bonington CBE as special guest lecturer on a Peninsula, Falklands and South Georgia voyage.
  • Adventure
  • Destination Insiders

Tuesday, 9th July 2019

Liz Lunnon

Q&A: Susan Adie – Polar Conservationist & Expedition Leader

We asked Susan Adie about her passion for Antarctica, and the ongoing work she does to protect this fragile wilderness.
  • Destination Insiders

Tuesday, 25th June 2019

Destination Specialist

16 Inspiring Photos of Antarctica

No photograph can really do justice to the Great White Continent – but here are 16 of our favourite images of Antarctica.
  • Inspire Me

Monday, 29th April 2019

Jo Cooper

Meet the Expert: Jo Cooper, Senior Polar Specialist

Our very own Ice Queen, Jo has one of the coolest jobs around. Having worked at Discover the World for 19 years, her knowledge of the polar regions is unrivalled. Read on for some of Jo’s standout experiences and top travel tips for an Arctic exploration.
  • Destination Insiders

Thursday, 21st March 2019

Jo Cooper

Wildlife Encounters in Gold Harbour, South Georgia

Back from our Peninsula, Falklands & South Georgia voyage, Polar Travel Specialist Jo talks of her encounter with penguins and elephant seals at Gold Harbour...
  • Travel Stories

Saturday, 17th November 2018

Destination Specialist

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

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

Whale Watching in Antarctica

Search for whales with a team of expert marine biologists on an Antarctic voyage with a twist.
  • Adventure
  • Wildlife

Thursday, 6th September 2018

Liz Lunnon

8 penguin species you need to know before travelling to Antarctica

Penguins provide a huge draw for those visiting Antarctica and their status as consummate charmers is richly deserved.
  • Wildlife

Thursday, 2nd August 2018

Destination Specialist

29 Things You Might Not Have Known About Penguins

Did you know, penguins mate for life? Find out more interesting facts about these charming creatures in our blog.
  • Wildlife

Friday, 17th November 2017

Destination Specialist

Scott’s Last Antarctic Expedition

Glimpse into polar history as two ships are transformed into exclusive floating galleries, displaying photographs from Captain Scott's final Antarctic expedition.
  • Adventure

Thursday, 7th January 2016

Destination Specialist

Living the dream in Antarctica

Some people dream of sun, sea and sand. Instead, penguin enthusiast (and Polar Product Manager) Gary travelled to Antarctica to fulfil a lifelong ambition.
  • Travel Stories

Tuesday, 13th January 2015

Destination Specialist