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.

Whale watching around the world

Become a dedicated follower of flukes with our guide to the world's best places to spot cetaceans.
  • Wildlife

Wednesday, 19th June 2019

Destination Specialist

Master of the Mush

One of the most iconic experiences on a winter holiday in Lapland, Swedish musher, Kenth Fjellborg gives us the lowdown on the thrills of husky sledding, and why you should give it a go.
  • Adventure
  • Wildlife

Sunday, 7th April 2019

Destination Specialist

Canada’s Bear Watching Lodges

Read about the best properties to stay in if you want to watch bears in the wild in Canada. Knight Inlet, Spirit Bear, Great Bear, Tweedsmuir Park and Farewell Harbour are all lodges that are perfectly located for seeing plenty of wildlife. You’ll enjoy a very warm welcome and be surrounded by spectacular scenery.
  • Wildlife
  • Where to Stay

Friday, 29th March 2019

Destination Specialist

Top 7 Baja Highlights

Read our Travel Specialist's top 7 highlights from her recent adventures in Baja California.
  • Destination Insiders
  • Wildlife

Thursday, 14th March 2019

Jo Cooper

8 Top Wildlife Encounters in Western Australia

Find out where and when in Western Australia you can experience top wildlife encounters, from orcas to quokkas.
  • Wildlife

Monday, 4th March 2019

Destination Specialist

Discovering Brown Bears in Finland

Nordic Travel Specialist, Mark, tells us about his night in a bear hide on the border between Russia and Finland.
  • Wildlife

Sunday, 24th February 2019

Mark Champagne

Where to Find Polar Bears

Discover the kingdom of the ice bear with our guide on where to travel to see the Arctic's most impressive creature...
  • Wildlife

Wednesday, 26th September 2018

Destination Specialist

8 penguin species you need to know before travelling to Antarctica

Penguins provide a huge draw for those visiting Antarctica and their status as consummate charmers is richly deserved.
  • Wildlife

Thursday, 2nd August 2018

Destination Specialist

12 of the Best Birdwatching Holidays

You don’t need to be a twitcher. You don’t need to know your guillemot from your gannet, or even own a pair of binoculars. This selection of avian hotspots – in no particular pecking order – will transport you to some of the world’s most spectacular wild places for an unforgettable adventure in the company of beautiful birds!
  • Inspire Me
  • Wildlife

Tuesday, 24th July 2018

Will Gray

Dune – Our Adopted Cheetah in Namibia

Discover the World are proud sponsors of Dune, a female cheetah currently being rehabilitated at the AfriCat Carnivore Care Centre in Namibia. Their goal is the long-term survival of Namibia's wildlife.
  • Wildlife

Saturday, 23rd June 2018

Will Gray

7 Things You May Not Know About Koalas

Uniquely Australian and utterly adorable, read on for seven fascinating facts about koalas...
  • Wildlife

Saturday, 28th April 2018

Destination Specialist

Wildlife Watching in Etosha National Park

Photographer, George Turner, shares stories of spectacular wildlife encounter in Namibia's Etosha National Park...
  • Travel Stories
  • Wildlife

Friday, 16th March 2018

Destination Specialist