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.

How to choose your perfect winter hideaway in the Nordics

With so many exceptional properties across Iceland, Sweden, Finland and Norway, it can be tricky to choose between them. We've compiled this guide to help you select your ideal bolthole for winter.
  • Where to Stay

Monday, 6th September 2021

Pam Forrest

The Best Places To Visit In Autumn

From remote islands, glaciers and tranquil fjords, to ways to catch the start of aurora and polar bear season in Canada, we name our top trips to take in autumn.
  • Discover our World
  • Inspire Me

Thursday, 2nd September 2021

Doug Kington

Autumn Equinox gives Green Light to Aurora Hunters

The autumn equinox occurs around the 21-23 September each year marking the official end of summer and beginning of autumn, a time of year known for it's incredible reds, oranges and yellows. It is also the perfect time for catching glimpses of the green of the northern lights!
  • Northern Lights

Tuesday, 31st August 2021

Destination Specialist

Our Top 5 Reasons to Ski in Scandinavia

We're partnering with ski experts, skiScandinavia, to offer a some of the best skiing holidays in Sweden and Norway. We asked their passionate and knowledgeable team to share the top 5 reasons they love to ski in Scandinavia.
  • Adventure
  • Inspire Me

Monday, 19th July 2021

Destination Specialist

Visiting Iceland’s volcanic eruption at Fagradalsfjall by guide, Cathy Harlow

Expert guide, Cathy Harlow, recounts her experience of witnessing Iceland's spectacular volcanic eruption at Fagradalsfjall on the Reykjanes Peninsula in June 2021.
  • Destination Insiders
  • Travel Stories

Wednesday, 30th June 2021

Cathy Harlow

Iceland’s Arctic Coast Way: Q&A with writer Felicity Cloake

Well-known food-writer, Felicity Cloake, travelled to Iceland in May 2021 to enjoy the food experiences of North Iceland’s Arctic Coast Way - a 900km touring route showing off some of the most spectacular scenery in North Iceland.
  • Inspire Me

Tuesday, 29th June 2021

Pam Forrest

How to Celebrate Midsummer in the Nordics

Midsummer is a key occasion in the calendar across the Nordics. Here's our guide to celebrating Midsummer like a local!
  • Destination Insiders

Wednesday, 16th June 2021

Destination Specialist

6 Amazing Experiences to Celebrate World Oceans Day

The world's oceans have long been a source of fascination and wonder and the 8th June marks World Oceans Day. We've selected just a few experiences that celebrate the wonder of our oceans.
  • Inspire Me
  • Wildlife

Monday, 7th June 2021

Pam Forrest

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

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
  • Inspire Me

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.
  • Inspire Me

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