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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.

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
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Friday, 14th May 2021

Will Gray

What you Can Expect from a Road Trip to Iceland this 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
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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.
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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

5 of Canada’s World Heritage Wonders

Canada boasts no less than 20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, from archaeological treasures to awe-inspiring natural wonders. Here we sample five sites that should feature on every travel wish-list.
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Friday, 16th 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.
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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

Where will you spend Easter 2022?

In 2022 the Easter weekend is 15-18 April making it not only a great time to experience the transition from season to season, but its close proximity to the May Day bank holiday means you can effectively double your time off.
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Thursday, 1st April 2021

Pam Forrest

Stunning Images of Iceland’s Volcanic Eruption, March 2021

See stunning images by photographer Ragnar TH Sigurdsson of the dramatic eruption in the Fagradalsfjall area of the Reykjanes Peninsula that started on Friday 19 March 2021.
  • Adventure
  • Discover our World
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Sunday, 21st March 2021

Pam Forrest

Top 9 Volcanic Experiences in Iceland

After weeks of tremors and thousands of earthquakes, a volcano finally erupted on the Reykjanes Peninsula on Friday 19 March 2021, reminding the world that this North Atlantic island is a geological hot spot. Read on to take a look at some of the country's impressive geological and volcanic experiences.
  • Adventure
  • Destination Insiders

Saturday, 20th March 2021

Eric Shadbolt

When to Visit Iceland – Summer vs. Winter Travel

Iceland is an extraordinary destination, whatever time of year you visit. Discover 10 amazing places that prove there's always a good time to visit the Land of Fire and Ice.
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Monday, 8th March 2021

Eric Shadbolt

Travel Trends and Predictions for 2021

After such an extraordinary period of global disruption, we've taken a look at how our travel focus may change in the future. Read on to discover the trends and predictions that will redefine your future travels.
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Friday, 22nd January 2021

Will Gray