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.

Pick of the Pillows: The best unique hotels in the world to visit this year

Here are our five favourite hotels from around the world that are bound to make any trip extra special.
  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 19th February 2020

Doug Kington

Pick of the Pillows: Nordic Hotels

Here are five of our favourite hotels in the Nordics that offer more than just a place to lay your head.   
  • Destination Insiders

Thursday, 13th February 2020

Emma Mitra

Harvest Festival at Icehotel 2020

Celebrate the beginning of the end of the 30th Icehotel at the Harvest Festival on the weekend of the 8th March 2020
  • Icehotel

Thursday, 2nd January 2020

Destination Specialist

The 30th Icehotel is Open!

The iconic Icehotel in Swedish Lapland has just opened its doors for another winter season, celebrating its 30th anniversary. Take a look at some of the incredible suites including two from British design teams.
  • Icehotel

Monday, 16th December 2019

Pam Forrest

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

Cool Combinations: 7 Ways to Experience the Icehotel

Combine the magnificent Icehotel with other memorable destinations such as Stockholm, Norway or Iceland for the ultimate winter adventure.
  • Icehotel

Tuesday, 3rd 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

Pam Forrest

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