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.

Antarctica stopover: experiencing Buenos Aires

"Buenos Aires was only ever supposed to be a means to an end for me..."
  • Destination Insiders

Wednesday, 10th December 2014

Destination Specialist

Meet the man who won the chance to design an Icehotel Art Suite

Mike McCrow from Stevenage was the lucky winner of the Telegraph Travel Awards' first prize – the chance to design an Art Suite at the 25th Icehotel. We caught up with him to find out how the design process.

Friday, 28th November 2014

Destination Specialist

British Travel Awards 2014 Winners

Discover the World won Best Medium-Sized Special Interest Holiday Company 2014 for the third year running – thank you to everyone who voted.
  • Discover our World

Friday, 28th November 2014

Destination Specialist

Meeting the ice bears of Churchill

What is it really like getting up close to mighty polar bears on the tundra outside of Churchill, Canada? Erin recounts her experience.
  • Travel Stories
  • Wildlife

Monday, 24th November 2014

Erin Glennie

Discover the Marquesas Islands … the Aranui way

Discover our Top 5 'things to do' on these remote and untouched islands - the perfect off-the-beaten-track getaway destination.
  • Destination Insiders

Wednesday, 19th November 2014

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

Eruption Flight-Seeing By Helicopter: VIDEO

Nothing quite prepares you for watching a volcano erupt in person – but here's a taster of what a helicopter flight to Bárðarbunga has to offer.
  • Adventure

Friday, 24th October 2014

Destination Specialist

Orca o’clock in Iceland

Iceland Specialist, Eric, travelled to Grundarfjordur on Iceland's Snaefellsnes Peninsula to experience our popular Orcas and Aurora holiday.
  • Wildlife

Wednesday, 22nd October 2014

Eric Shadbolt

Norway’s North Cape: as far north as you can go

Amy explains why a visit to North Cape – the furthest north than you can go in mainland Europe – is something that should be on everyone's travel wishlist
  • Travel Stories

Thursday, 2nd October 2014

Amy Gibbs

5 Tips for Travelling to Iceland in the Winter

Thora shares her tips for making the most of a holiday to Iceland over the winter months.
  • Travel Stories

Wednesday, 1st October 2014

Destination Specialist

Marc Riley on whale watching in Iceland

DJ, musician and whale-watching fanatic Marc Riley tells us about the rewards of travelling with Mark Carwardine and why whale watching in Iceland is a very special experience.
  • Wildlife

Tuesday, 30th September 2014

Destination Specialist

Comparing two experiences of Orcas & Auroras

Claire Sangster has been on our Orcas & Aurora holiday twice, so for anyone considering an escorted tour, she compares her experiences of travelling in January and March.
  • Travel Stories
  • Wildlife

Tuesday, 30th September 2014

Destination Specialist