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.

Introducing an ambitious project to protect salmon in Canada

Read on to find out about this new initiative aimed at ensuring long term viability of wild salmon in the local rivers.
  • Inspire Me

Sunday, 1st November 2020

Liz Lunnon

Magic or Morbid? Did you know these Myths & Legends about the Northern Lights?

Mesmerizing, stunning, other-worldly are just a few words used to describe the experience of watching this spectacular phenomenon.
  • Northern Lights

Friday, 30th October 2020

Will Gray

Diamond Circle: Exploring a new gem in North Iceland

The Land of Fire and Ice has a new jewel in its crown. Head north to tour the spectacular Diamond Circle and discover 250km of glittering wilderness.
  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 28th October 2020

Will Gray

7 Unmissable World Heritage Sites Down Under

There are 20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Australia and a further three in New Zealand - read our guide showcasing the seven sites we think you should consider when planning your holiday Down Under.
  • Inspire Me

Friday, 23rd October 2020

Destination Specialist

Reasons why Lulea in Swedish Lapland makes for a perfect winter break

Lulea is a gateway to the snow-dusted forests and Northern Lights. Read on for our top five reasons why Lulea makes for the perfect Lapland winter city break.
  • Northern Lights

Wednesday, 21st October 2020

Eric Shadbolt

Six things you never knew about Greenland

'When you've seen the world there's always Greenland' goes the old travellers' saying. Combining magnificent scenery and raw nature, Greenland offers something for everyone - discover more about this charming country.
  • Inspire Me

Tuesday, 22nd September 2020

Will Gray

6 of our Favourite Experiences to have in Arctic Europe

Here are 6 of our favourite one-and-only Arctic experiences you can have in Arctic Europe.
  • Discover our World

Tuesday, 1st September 2020

Doug Kington

Looking Back at Our Favourite Icehotel Suites

We fell under the spell of the Icehotel when it first emerged in 1990 and now, an immense 30 years later – we’re proud to be the hotel’s leading worldwide partner. We took a look back at some of our favourite Art Suites over the years...
  • Icehotel
  • Where to Stay

Monday, 10th August 2020

Pam Forrest

Five of the best adventure holiday ideas in Scotland

If you’re planning a UK holiday and want something more exciting – and less crowded – than a beach break, set your sights on Scotland.
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Tuesday, 4th August 2020

Will Gray

Did you know this about Polar Bears?

  • Inspire Me

Friday, 10th July 2020

Destination Specialist

Travel in a Covid-19 world: Customer Survey June 2020

Our latest survey reveals current attitudes to travel, plans for 2021, the experiences you want to have and what Discover the World can do to help you future travel plans.
  • Inspire Me

Monday, 15th June 2020

Will Gray

Did You Know This About Puffins?

Beloved by birders and nature enthusiasts everywhere, puffins are one of the most widely recognized, and arguably one of the most popular birds in the world. Learn everything you need to know about these fascinating seabirds with our round up of interesting facts.
  • Wildlife

Thursday, 11th June 2020

Doug Kington