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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.

Could you design the coolest hotel in the world?

Many people believe that a hotel is more than a place to sleep and the lure of a quirky hotel experience has never been more prevalent in today's travel market. We sat down to speak with the new Creative Director, Luca Roncoroni to find out what makes the world-famous Icehotel so unique.
  • Icehotel

Thursday, 19th September 2019

Nichol Callaghan

ICEHOTEL #30 Art Suites – Design Teasers

The designs for the 2019/20 Icehotel have been revealed and as we celebrate the 30th Anniversary of this magical hotel, the suites look to be more extraordinary than ever before! View sketches of some of this year's up-coming designs...
  • Icehotel

Thursday, 5th September 2019

Destination Specialist

Tips for sleeping on ice

Read our guide for how to get a good night's sleep staying in an ice hotel.

Friday, 23rd August 2019

Pam Forrest

Looking Back at Our Favourite Icehotel Suites

We fell under the spell of the Icehotel when it first emerged in 1989 and now, an immense 30 years later – we’re proud to be the hotel’s leading worldwide partner offering an exclusive direct flight from London to Kiruna. We took a look back at some of our favourite Art Suites over the years...
  • Icehotel

Saturday, 10th August 2019

Destination Specialist

New for this Winter: Sweden’s Floating Hotel

Our toes are tingling at the prospect of the Arctic Bath. And you'll have a chance to experience the new floating hotel and spa for yourself when it opens in northern Sweden next winter.
  • Inspire Me

Saturday, 13th July 2019

Destination Specialist

This hotel made of ice should be on everyone’s bucket list

The original and iconic ICEHOTEL is back this year to celebrate its 30th anniversary, with bigger and better designs than ever before. The impressive structure has been erected year after year since 1989, offering guests a unique location to spend the night in.
  • Icehotel

Tuesday, 28th May 2019

Destination Specialist

Q&A with ICEHOTEL’s Michelin Star Chef: Alexander Meir

We spoke to Icehotel's chef, Alexander Meir; the Michelin-trained head-chef of the twelve-course Chef's table at the Veranda, Icehotel The Chef’s Table is much more than just a dinner, it welcomes guests to a unique exquisite food experience with the local food culture.  
  • Icehotel

Wednesday, 7th November 2018

Becky Masih

5 minutes with Arne Bergh, Icehotel Creative Director

Sculptor Arne Bergh became the Creative Director of the Icehotel in 1997 and oversees the annual selection of the international team of artists who come together to design and build this incredible feat of architecture. Read our Q&A and watch the video interview with him...
  • Icehotel

Tuesday, 6th November 2018

Destination Specialist

Meet the Designers of ‘The Living Ocean Suite’

Meet Father and Daughter Duo, Jonathon and Marnie Green. Designers of 'the Living Ocean Suite' in the 29th edition of Sweden's Icehotel.  We caught up with Jonathon to find out a bit more! 
  • Icehotel

Friday, 24th August 2018

Becky Masih

Maddie’s Guide to the Icehotel

We caught up with Maddie, our very own on-the-ground Icehotel representative, for some top tips on planning the perfect Icehotel break this winter...
  • Icehotel

Saturday, 7th July 2018

Destination Specialist

What to wear at the Ice Hotel

Outside temperatures in Swedish Lapland where the original Icehotel is located can drop to -40° in winter, so dressing for the conditions is essential. We recommend sticking to the 'layer principle'...
  • Icehotel

Saturday, 7th July 2018

Destination Specialist

The Magic of the Icehotel at Christmas

Editor of Pebble, a stylish sustainable lifestyle magazine, Georgina Wilson-Powell discovers the magic of the Icehotel at Christmas with Discover the World...
  • Icehotel

Thursday, 28th September 2017

Destination Specialist