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.

Discover the World Adopts a Koala

In January 2020 Discover the World adopted a koala through WWF Australia, in order to support the conservation of Australia's unique indigenous wildlife.
  • Wildlife

Friday, 10th January 2020

Emma Mitra

Celebrity dining in the Kimberley – Australia’s last frontier

Often bypassed by the everyday traveller in favour of Perth or the east coast, the Kimberley region is still relatively unknown, even by many Australians.
  • Food & Culture

Tuesday, 15th October 2019

Liz Lunnon

Swimming with Sharks

Volunteering to jump into shark-infested waters perhaps isn’t something that comes naturally to most of us... but Liz travelled to the Ningaloo Reef to do just that.
  • Destination Insiders
  • Wildlife

Thursday, 22nd August 2019

Liz Lunnon

Crossing the Nullarbor on the Indian Pacific

Our Product Specialist, Liz, reveals her incredible experience of Crossing Australia's Nullarbor on the Indian Pacific. Spanning the continent from ocean to ocean, the Indian Pacific is one of the world’s longest and greatest train journeys. Find out more.
  • Destination Insiders

Wednesday, 22nd May 2019

Liz Lunnon

8 Top Wildlife Encounters in Western Australia

Find out where and when in Western Australia you can experience top wildlife encounters, from orcas to quokkas.
  • Wildlife

Monday, 4th March 2019

Destination Specialist

10 Reasons to Fall in Love with Western Australia

From the Kimberley to the quokka, find out why we love Western Australia and why you will too.
  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 12th December 2018

Destination Specialist

Crossing Australia by Rail: The Ghan Expedition

Back from her Australian expedition, our Head of Worldwide Product, Liz, recounts her memorable journey on board The Ghan rail journey through the heart of the Outback from Darwin to Adelaide.
  • Travel Stories

Sunday, 9th December 2018

Liz Lunnon

16 must-see highlights in Australia and New Zealand

Discover Australia and New Zealand's 'eight greats' with our in-house Travel Writer, Will Gray.
  • Destination Insiders

Friday, 23rd November 2018

Will Gray

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

Australia vs New Zealand Holiday

How to these two extraordinary countries stack up as travel destinations?
  • Inspire Me

Tuesday, 2nd October 2018

Destination Specialist

Top End Top Ten

Australia's Top End in the Northern Territory is a land of rich red earth, canyons, endless floodplains, fascinating culture and compelling wildlife. Read our top 10 highlights of this fascinating region.
  • Inspire Me

Saturday, 29th September 2018

Liz Lunnon

3 Gourmet Western Australia Ideas

Western Australia is home to the Margaret River wine region; the location of food and wine festival, Gourmet Escapes. This is a unique 3-day festival where over 100,000 passionate foodies have attended and with a star lineup of Nigella Lawson, Rick Stein and Monica Galetti and more, we don’t blame them!
  • Food & Culture
  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 15th August 2018

Becky Masih