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.

Our Blue Planet II Collection

Dive into our collection of ultimate marine wildlife watching holidays, inspired by David Attenborough's Blue Planet II
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Tuesday, 10th October 2017

Destination Specialist

Tracking Desert Adapted Elephants in Namibia

Destination Researcher, Dan Bjork, describes his experience of searching for desert adapted elephants in Namibia.
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  • Wildlife

Tuesday, 8th August 2017

Destination Specialist

In Search of Whales and Icebergs: Quirpon Island, Newfoundland

Wildlife photographer George the Explorer shares his experiences from a recent visit to Quirpon Island, a little-known corner of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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  • Wildlife

Friday, 4th August 2017

Destination Specialist

Top Ten Birding Spots in Iceland

Iceland may not top the tables for species numbers but if you’re after a birding holiday combined with jaw-dropping scenery, the island takes some beating.
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Thursday, 6th April 2017

Cathy Harlow

Photographing Polar Bears in Canada

Vanessa and Roger Draper travelled with us on our Polar Bear Photo Safari in November, staying at the remote Seal River Heritage Lodge. Despite having limited photographic experience, with the help of an expert guide they captured some truly stunning wildlife shots, as shown below! Here they recount their adventures in the Canadian Arctic...
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Friday, 24th February 2017

Destination Specialist

A Typical Day on Safari

Ever wondered what it’s like to go on a safari? Dan Bjork has travelled extensively in both Namibia and Botswana and has been lucky enough to have been on many game drives. Here, he tells us all about one very special safari experience in Namibia...
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Monday, 13th February 2017

Destination Specialist

Gary’s Guide to the Falklands, part two

Polar specialist and penguin enthusiast, Gary, talks about his adventures in the Falkland Islands. Read part two of his journey here.
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  • Wildlife

Wednesday, 8th February 2017

Destination Specialist

Our Wonderful World of Wildlife

Inspired by Planet Earth II, take a look at our favourite wildlife and natural world encounters around the globe, from the big five in Africa to New Zealand's small five.
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Friday, 2nd December 2016

Destination Specialist

Seeing Eye to Eye with Killer Whales in Iceland

We send our Travel Specialists out to our destinations so you have real experiences to draw on - here's what Doug made of his whale-watching experience on his Orcas & Aurora trip...
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Friday, 4th November 2016

Doug Kington

Taking a closer look at Polar Rovers in Churchill, Canada

Polar bears can weigh 600kg and sprint over 25mph. They are fearless, powerful hunters that can smell you coming from miles away. This is where Polar Rovers come in.
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Tuesday, 1st November 2016

Destination Specialist

The Best Places to See Wildlife in Namibia

Home to an abundance of wildlife, Namibia is a nature lover's idyll. Will Gray picks his 6 top locations for encountering everything from flamingoes to desert elephants in this fascinating guide...
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Tuesday, 25th October 2016

Destination Specialist

Experience the best of Canadian Arctic wildlife

Inspired by BBC2's upcoming new wildlife series, Arctic Live, which will be broadcast from the Canadian Arctic in November, we're giving travellers the opportunity to follow in the show's footsteps and experience some of the Arctic's most celebrated animals first hand on our fantastic collection of holidays.
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Thursday, 20th October 2016

Destination Specialist