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.

7 Trips We Remember, Now That Travel Has Been Taken Away

While the world is on lock-down, trying our best to keep coronavirus down and our chins up, we have plenty of time to reflect on the things we love about life, and for many of us, one of life’s biggest joys is travel. Our clients and staff have been on some amazing adventures all over the world and we asked them about their favourite memories from a lifetime of travel. Here’s the memories they shared...
  • Travel Stories

Wednesday, 22nd April 2020

Destination Specialist

Did You Know This? Facts About Antarctica You Should Know

The spectacular landscapes and wildlife of Antarctica are world famous – and year after year, we discover more about this fascinating land. Here are a few things you might not have known about the curious world of Antarctica, from heroic explorers and brave ship’s cats to a geothermal hotspot where you can take a dip with penguins…
  • Destination Insiders

Tuesday, 21st April 2020

Destination Specialist

Places in our hearts, a fond memory of Iceland

Now it's been taken away, what does travel mean to us? From authors to adventurers, painters to teachers, families and solo travellers, we asked our clients to share their fondest travel memories. One of the first submissions was this particularly poignant note from Claire, who reminded us just how powerful travel can be how important it is in times like this to reflect on the past so that we are able to look forward.
  • Travel Stories

Monday, 20th April 2020

Nichol Callaghan

More Than Just a Place to Sleep. What To Do at the ICEHOTEL in 2021

With so much on offer at this extraordinary location, it can be overwhelming when you’re trying to plan your perfect itinerary. To help we have asked our staff to select their favourite experiences at the ICEHOTEL, providing exclusive insights into all the excursions available.
  • Icehotel

Friday, 17th April 2020

Kim Stacey

Creative Ways to Preserve Your Travel Memories

It's beautiful to preserve your travel memories and have a physical highlights reel to reminisce over in times like this; from photo albums to memory boxes, scrap-booking and souvenir collecting, there are many creative ways to immortalise your trip of a lifetime. If you want to do something different with your travel paraphernalia and need inspiration, read our suggestions to kick-start your creativity.
  • Discover our World

Saturday, 11th April 2020

Nichol Callaghan

For the Love of Travel, Continue to Share Your Memories

Rather than thinking about the holiday memories we could have made over the next few months, we'd like to reflect on those we've already created, celebrating where we've been and cherishing the encounters we've had.
  • Discover our World

Sunday, 5th April 2020

Nichol Callaghan

Travel Vicariously Through Film: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Ultimate Introduction to Iceland

Iceland’s erupting geysers, sparkling glaciers and dramatic fjords have long served as a go-to when Hollywood requires a mystical, fantastical land... Let’s travel vicariously through film with ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’, the ultimate introduction to Iceland.
  • Inspire Me

Monday, 23rd March 2020

Alex Minnis

Where to See the Northern Lights: Spring Equinox 2020

The northern lights may be synonymous with the darkest winter months, but the upcoming spring equinox in March is actually one of the best times of year to see nature’s light show. Find out why – and where to experience your own equinox aurora.
  • Northern Lights

Saturday, 14th March 2020

Alex Minnis

Did You Know This? Interesting Facts About Canada

Canada is truly iconic. From coast to coast there’s so much to love about the country, read on and discover some of our favourite facts about Canada.
  • Destination Insiders

Friday, 13th March 2020

Doug Kington

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

Saturday, 7th March 2020

Eric Shadbolt

Introducing Iceland’s new road trip: the Arctic Coast Way

The Arctic Coast Way is Iceland's first official touring route, winding 900km through some of the country’s most dramatic scenery.

Monday, 2nd March 2020

Destination Specialist

Around Spitsbergen with Doug Allan

We are proud to present Doug Allan, award-winning polar photographer and cameraman, as special lecturer on our Around Spitsbergen expedition departing 24 August 2020.
  • Adventure
  • Destination Insiders

Monday, 2nd March 2020

Becky Masih