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.

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

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

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

Where to See the Northern Lights: Spring Equinox

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 Norway

Although you’ll know it best for its iconic fjords, there’s much more to discover about Norway. But other than the obvious, how much do you really know about this Scandinavian country? Sea parrots and the Norwegian equivalent of Hay-on-Wye are just the beginning…
  • Destination Insiders

Sunday, 12th January 2020

Mark Champagne

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