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.

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

Natural Selection: World’s Best Wildlife Holidays

A holiday combining beautiful scenery and amazing wild animals is arguably one of the most life-changing trips you can take.
  • Wildlife

Monday, 16th 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

25 Years of Whale Watching in Iceland

Head into the blue with the experts as Discover the World celebrates 25 years since it pioneered whale watching in Iceland.
  • Wildlife

Monday, 26th February 2018

Will Gray

South Africa’s Big Blue Five

You’ve heard of the Big Five – lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo and elephant – now it’s time to add the Big Blue Five to your bucket list.
  • Inspire Me
  • Wildlife

Monday, 20th November 2017

Destination Specialist

29 Things You Might Not Have Known About Penguins

Did you know, penguins mate for life? Find out more interesting facts about these charming creatures in our blog.
  • Wildlife

Friday, 17th November 2017

Destination Specialist

In Search of Polar Bears in Spitsbergen

Polar specialist, Gary, sailed around Spitsbergen aboard the M/V Plancius in search of polar bears.
  • Travel Stories
  • Wildlife

Tuesday, 24th October 2017

Destination Specialist