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.

A ride on the Flam Railway

Norway's famous Flamsbana 'Corkscrew Railway' between Myrdal and Flam is one of the world's steepest, and most beautiful, train journeys – here's what Tom thought of the journey.
  • Adventure

Monday, 11th March 2019

Destination Specialist

Whale watching in Tromso

Our Scandinavia Travel Specialist, Kim, spends a day whale watching under the beautiful winter sun in Tromso.
  • Travel Stories

Wednesday, 13th April 2016

Kim Stacey

A spotlight on Norway’s Preikestolen

Our Nordic Travel Specialist, Charlotte, heads to Fjord Norway to discover the area's astounding natural beauty and local charm.
  • Travel Stories

Wednesday, 2nd September 2015

Destination Specialist

Northern Lights in Tromso and Beyond

Our Nordic Specialist Mark was treated to an incredible display of the northern lights at Malangen Resort in northern Norway
  • Northern Lights

Thursday, 16th April 2015

Mark Champagne

Roros: get lost in Norway’s history

Norway is famous for its fjords and mountain scenery – but what about further east? Alex went to the heart of Scandinavia to visit the historic town of Roros.
  • Destination Insiders

Monday, 9th March 2015

Destination Specialist

Visiting Alta Rock Art Museum

Prehistoric artworks at an open air museum in northern Norway – we sent Amy to investigate.
  • Travel Stories

Friday, 27th February 2015

Amy Gibbs

Yoiking with the Sami near Bodo, Norway

Mark visited a Sami camp whilst in Northern Norway, and had the chance to learn more about the traditional art of 'yoiking'
  • Travel Stories

Thursday, 19th February 2015

Destination Specialist

Hiking in Fjord Norway: Trolltunga

Fuelled by Norwegian KitKats and chasing a Kodak moment, Scandinavia Specialist Mark took on the epic day trek to Trolltunga.
  • Travel Stories

Thursday, 19th February 2015

Mark Champagne

Norway’s North Cape: as far north as you can go

Amy explains why a visit to North Cape – the furthest north than you can go in mainland Europe – is something that should be on everyone's travel wishlist
  • Travel Stories

Thursday, 2nd October 2014

Amy Gibbs

Driving heaven in the fjords of Norway

Leaving Flam, and guided by my colleagues and our GPS, I embarked on a jaw-droppingly beautiful journey through the fjords and mountains of Norway on a week's self-drive itinerary.
  • Travel Stories

Tuesday, 15th July 2014

Alex Minnis

Did you know this about Norway?

Although you'll know it best for its iconic fjords, there's much more to discover about Norway. Sea parrots and the Norwegian equivalent of Hay-on-Wye are just the beginning...
  • Destination Insiders

Monday, 7th April 2014

Destination Specialist