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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.

Trapped: Iceland Film Locations

Acclaimed Icelandic crime drama, Trapped (Ófærð, 2016), is now on its second series on BBC4 and we could not be more excited. You may find yourself wondering where in Iceland that these picture-perfect backdrops are set. We take a closer look at the filming locations to share what it is we love so much about them.

Friday, 22nd February 2019

Becky Masih

Why We Love Iceland

Over 40 years ago, our managing director, Clive Stacey, himself began a love affair with Iceland and it's diverse landscapes, countless natural wonders and vibrant culture!  To celebrate Valentine's Day, we’ve asked our Discover the World team why they love the incredible land of fire and ice...
  • Inspire Me
  • Travel Stories

Thursday, 14th February 2019

Becky Masih

Top 6 Destinations to See Glaciers

Glaciers all around the world have long drawn travellers admire the sheer wonder of these giant masses of ice! Their ever-changing nature, size and spectacular shapes and colours make for a truly unique experience. Read our favourite destinations to go and see these mesmerising natural spectacles.
  • Destination Insiders
  • Inspire Me

Friday, 8th February 2019

Becky Masih

Scoresby Sund: Q&A with photographer Ragnar TH Sigurdsson

Professional photographer Ragnar TH Sigurdsson shares with us his experiences from a memorable small ship expedition cruise into Scoresby Sund, Greenland.
  • Travel Stories

Thursday, 31st January 2019

Destination Specialist

Is this the Year of the Big Trip?

Think big! A month-long motorhome odyssey in New Zealand perhaps, or a polar cruise around Spitsbergen. How about delving into British Columbia’s leafy wilderness in search of grizzly bears. Read on to start planning your next Big Trip...
  • Inspire Me

Friday, 25th January 2019

Will Gray

Top 10 Trips of a Lifetime

From northern lights to safari holidays, we've listed some of our favourite destinations and holidays to spark your imagination. Remember, all of our itineraries can be tailor-made for a trip of YOUR life.

Monday, 21st January 2019

Becky Masih

Meet Gummi, Absolute Iceland Tour

Pioneer of highland driving in Iceland, Gumundur 'Gummi' Gunnarsson, tells us a little more about why 4WD are one of the best ways to explore the country's beautiful landscapes.
  • Adventure

Wednesday, 16th January 2019

Destination Specialist

The 29th Icehotel Art Suites!

The 29th Icehotel opened in December 2018 in Swedish Lapland - view some of the incredible ice creations in our gallery.
  • Icehotel

Tuesday, 18th December 2018

Pam Forrest

5 Reasons to Visit Chile

One of our Polar and Latin America Specialists explains why Chile is the hottest place to visit...
  • Inspire Me

Sunday, 16th December 2018

Destination Specialist

10 Reasons to Fall in Love with Western Australia

From the Kimberley to the quokka, find out why we love Western Australia and why you will too.
  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 12th December 2018

Destination Specialist

8 Awe-Inspiring Images of Namibia That’ll Make You Say WOW!

From sweeping dunes and sparkling night skies, feast your eyes on these eight spectacular images of Namibia...
  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 12th December 2018

Destination Specialist

Crossing Australia by Rail: The Ghan Expedition

Back from her Australian expedition, our Head of Worldwide Product, Liz, recounts her memorable journey on board The Ghan rail journey through the heart of the Outback from Darwin to Adelaide.
  • Travel Stories

Sunday, 9th December 2018

Liz Lunnon