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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.

2021 Travel. The trips we will be embarking on first

We don’t know about you but with every day of social distancing and restricted travel that passes, our wanderlust grows ever stronger. Just because we are staying at home, it doesn’t mean that we can’t be dreaming of where we will be travelling to first. Here, we share the trips we will be embarking on, as soon as it’s safe for us to do so.
  • Inspire Me

Thursday, 30th April 2020

Nichol Callaghan

Where to See the Northern Lights: Spring Equinox 2020

The northern lights may be synonymous with the darkest winter months, but the upcoming spring equinox in March is actually one of the best times of year to see nature’s light show. Find out why – and where to experience your own equinox aurora.
  • Northern Lights

Saturday, 14th March 2020

Alex Minnis

Did You Know This? Interesting Facts About Canada

Canada is truly iconic. From coast to coast there’s so much to love about the country, read on and discover some of our favourite facts about Canada.
  • Destination Insiders

Friday, 13th March 2020

Doug Kington

Three unmissable experiences in Alberta, Canada

Discover three truly unique things to do in the picture-perfect Canadian province of Alberta, an outdoor lover's dream destination.
  • Destination Insiders

Tuesday, 11th February 2020

Emma Mitra

The Call of the Yukon

Canada Travel Specialist, Lauren, describes how she fell in love with the Yukon on her visit there last autumn.
  • Destination Insiders

Thursday, 16th January 2020

Lauren Shorney

Three Perfect Days in Vancouver

Why spending 3-days in Vancouver is the perfect gateway to the Rocky Mountains and Alaska.
  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 19th June 2019

Lauren Shorney

Canada’s Bear Watching Lodges

Read about the best properties to stay in if you want to watch bears in the wild in Canada. Knight Inlet, Spirit Bear, Great Bear, Tweedsmuir Park and Farewell Harbour are all lodges that are perfectly located for seeing plenty of wildlife. You’ll enjoy a very warm welcome and be surrounded by spectacular scenery.
  • Wildlife

Friday, 29th March 2019

Destination Specialist

Eastern vs Western Canada

Which is the coast with the most? Will you opt for the Atlantic provinces with their spectacular whale watching and maritime history, or will you head west for First Nations culture, the Great Bear Rainforest and Inside Passage?
  • Destination Insiders

Tuesday, 5th March 2019

Destination Specialist

Top 9 Ways to see Canada’s Rocky Mountains

The Rockies are a must-see highlight on most Canada holiday itineraries, but how you choose to explore them can provide a truly unique perspective.
  • Adventure

Friday, 16th November 2018

Destination Specialist

All aboard the Rocky Mountaineer

Lauren from our Worldwide team travelled between Banff and Vancouver on the iconic Rocky Mountaineer.
  • Adventure

Sunday, 30th September 2018

Lauren Shorney

Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland

We sent Sarah, one of our Travel Specialist’s to Newfoundland’s Gros Morne National Park, to find out why the locals say that photographs just do not do this area justice.
  • Travel Stories

Friday, 7th September 2018

Destination Specialist

Top Five Day Hikes in Western Canada

Mountain guide Steve Miller gives his pick of the five best one-day hiking trails in British Columbia and the Canadian Rockies.
  • Adventure

Tuesday, 28th November 2017

Destination Specialist