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

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

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

What you Can Expect from a Road Trip to Iceland in Summer

We can’t wait to hit the road on a touring holiday in one of Europe’s best self-drive destinations this summer - a flexible, free-spirited adventure in the spectacular Land of Fire & Ice.
  • Adventure
  • Inspire Me

Friday, 7th May 2021

Will Gray

Special Celebrations: Mark the Occasion with a Big Holiday

There are certain times in life that call for a big celebration – and a special holiday is one of the best ways to mark the occasion, creating precious memories to keep forever.
  • Inspire Me

Friday, 30th April 2021

Pam Forrest

Did You Know This? Unique and Unknown Facts About Iceland

If there's one word to describe Icelandic culture, 'quirky' springs to mind. After all, it's not everywhere that roadworks are halted by fear of elf revenge, or where the northern lights are put up for sale. Read on for the most unique and unknown facts about Iceland.
  • Destination Insiders

Wednesday, 21st April 2021

Eric Shadbolt

Your Guide to World Heritage Sites in the Nordics

Unearth a natural wonder or cultural gem on your next trip with our pick of World Heritage Sites in the Nordics including geological marvels and bronze age petroglyphs.
  • Inspire Me

Thursday, 15th April 2021

Pam Forrest

Top Ten Birding Spots in Iceland

Iceland may not top the tables for species numbers but if you’re after a birding holiday combined with jaw-dropping scenery, the island takes some beating.
  • Wildlife

Tuesday, 6th April 2021

Cathy Harlow