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.

What’s Special about our Orcas & Aurora trip?

Gary Ward travelled on our Orcas & Aurora escorted holiday in Iceland three years running. We caught up with him to find out why the trip has such an appeal.
  • Northern Lights
  • Wildlife

Monday, 10th February 2014

Destination Specialist

Celebrating Waitangi Day

Lindi Sprenger, New Zealand specialist, explains why she loves the historic Waitangi area of New Zealand's North Island – and why you should visit this fascinating place where Maori and western cultures meet.
  • Food & Culture
  • Inspire Me

Thursday, 6th February 2014

Lindi Sprenger

Northern Lights and Killer Whales – trip diary 2014

Cathy Harlow, one of the expert guides of our Orcas and Aurora escorted holiday, gives us her updates on the 2014 season so far...
  • Northern Lights
  • Wildlife

Thursday, 6th February 2014

Destination Specialist

Iceland stars in ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’

Iceland’s erupting geysers, sparkling glaciers and dramatic fjords have long served as a go-to when Hollywood requires a mystical, fantastical land... and it plays a starring role in 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty'.
  • Inspire Me

Monday, 6th January 2014

Destination Specialist

“What a sight!” Whale watching in Husavik

Maria, our Customer Services Supervisor and whale-watching enthusiast, had an experience of a lifetime during a whale-watching tour from Husavik in North Iceland.
  • Travel Stories
  • Wildlife

Monday, 5th August 2013

Destination Specialist

Exploring the Yukon: Tombstones & Glaciers

Liz, Head of Worldwide Product reveals her highlights of exploring The Yukon in northwest Canada, a fascinating territory of epic landscapes.
  • Travel Stories

Tuesday, 2nd April 2013

Liz Lunnon

Aggie goes husky sledging in East Greenland

Our Nordic Travel Specialist, Aggie, shares her exhilarating experience of husky sledging through the unspoiled landscapes of Kulusuk, East Greenland.
  • Wildlife

Thursday, 5th May 2011

Aggie Czerwinska