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.

The 8 Seasons of the Sami

Imagine a year with eight, not four, seasons. Such is the ever-changing light and patterns of nature in Lapland that the indigenous Sami people originally adopted a far more complex calendar than the one we’re used to. Read on for more
  • Food & Culture

Tuesday, 9th November 2021

Will Gray

The Best Restaurants To Discover In The East Fjords

The pristine East Fjords are peppered with fishing villages, herb-smothered mountain slopes are grazed by sheep and reindeer, while fertile valleys shelter some of Iceland’s best agricultural land. Here are some of our favourite places to dine when visiting the east...
  • Food & Culture

Saturday, 2nd May 2020

Kim Stacey

Celebrity dining in the Kimberley – Australia’s last frontier

Often bypassed by the everyday traveller in favour of Perth or the east coast, the Kimberley region is still relatively unknown, even by many Australians.
  • Food & Culture

Tuesday, 15th October 2019

Liz Lunnon

3 Gourmet Western Australia Ideas

Western Australia is home to the Margaret River wine region; the location of food and wine festival, Gourmet Escapes. This is a unique 3-day festival where over 100,000 passionate foodies have attended and with a star lineup of Nigella Lawson, Rick Stein and Monica Galetti and more, we don’t blame them!
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  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 15th August 2018

Becky Masih

Short Restaurant Review – Hotel Husafell

Hotel Husafell is a true hidden gem, just 90 minutes outside of Reykjavik. Here, you can escape the bright city lights and throngs of tourists and divulge in sumptuous fine cuisine.
  • Food & Culture
  • Travel Stories
  • Where to Stay

Friday, 1st December 2017

Destination Specialist

Exploring Laugarvatn Fontana’s Geothermal Spa & Bakery

Heading to the Golden Circle? Escape the tourist traps and relax in Laugarvatn Fontana's geothermal spa and bakery.
  • Food & Culture

Friday, 20th October 2017

Destination Specialist

6 Ultimate Swedish Comfort Foods

To welcome the winter season ahead, we have compiled a list of our favourite ultimate Swedish comfort foods to inspire you on your next Swedish Lapland adventure.
  • Food & Culture

Friday, 25th August 2017

Destination Specialist

A Chef’s Guide to Iceland’s Top Restaurants

Discover just why Iceland has been making is mark on the culinary scene with our round up of the top restaurants to try as recommended by a local chef.
  • Food & Culture

Monday, 3rd April 2017

Destination Specialist

A Heavenly Lobster Sandwich in Hofn!

Drifa discovered one the hidden gems of the harbor town of Hofn almost by accident while on an iDiscover self-drive in May 2014
  • Food & Culture

Sunday, 18th January 2015

Destination Specialist

Scandinavian recipes to try this winter

Here are a few recipes ideas to bring a taste of Scandinavia home this winter - from warming soup to cinnamon buns.
  • Food & Culture

Tuesday, 11th November 2014

Destination Specialist

Canada’s Group of Seven

Be inspired by the artwork of the Group of Seven. Painting by Tom Thomson, The Jack Pine, 1916 1917, Oil on canvas, 127.9 x 139.8 cm, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Photo © NGC.
  • Food & Culture

Tuesday, 8th July 2014

Destination Specialist

5 of the best places to eat in Iceland

After a long day of watching geysers erupt, climbing volcanoes, swimming in geothermal pools, and snowmobiling on glaciers, you'll probably have worked up an appetite. But where to go?
  • Food & Culture

Thursday, 26th June 2014

Destination Specialist