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.

Olly Smith: A Toast to Northland

Award winning wine expert, TV personality and columnist Olly Smith visited New Zealand's Bay of Islands where he discovered that the pressure's off, but the adventures are on.
  • Destination Insiders

Monday, 7th April 2014

Destination Specialist

New Zealand Family Adventures at the Bottom of the World

Explorer Tom Avery, one of only 41 people in history to have reached the North and South Poles on foot, discovers the wild beauty of New Zealand with his young family.
  • Adventure
  • Travel Stories

Monday, 7th April 2014

Destination Specialist

Discovering Marlborough’s Wineries

Explorer Tom Avery, one of only 41 people in history to have reached the North and South Poles on foot, explores New Zealand’s premier wine growing region.
  • Food & Culture

Monday, 7th April 2014

Destination Specialist

Mark Carwardine: in search of New Zealand’s wildlife

Zoologist Mark Carwardine went on a whirlwind tour, travelling the length and breadth of New Zealand in search of specific wildlife species dubbed the ‘Small Five’.
  • Wildlife

Monday, 7th April 2014

Destination Specialist

Wine Tours in Australia and New Zealand

Tempt your taste buds in the wineries of New Zealand and Australia, tuck into gourmet cuisine and feast your eyes on stunning scenery for a heady mix of sensations in this wine lover’s paradise.
  • Food & Culture

Monday, 7th April 2014

Destination Specialist

What’s Special About Our Orcas & Aurora Trip?

One of our clients, Gary Ward, has been fortunate to travel on this trip to Iceland three years running. We caught up with him to find out what makes our Orcas and Aurora trip so special, and whether he would do it again.
  • Northern Lights
  • Wildlife

Monday, 10th February 2014

Destination Specialist

Celebrating Waitangi Day

Waitangi Day is the national day of New Zealand, commemorating the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. On the 6th of February every year, New Zealanders celebrate the anniversary of the signing with a national public holiday
  • Food & Culture
  • Inspire Me

Thursday, 6th February 2014

Natasha Marks

Exploring the Yukon: Tombstones and Glaciers

A trip to the Yukon is a true escape from modern life. But there’s more to this province than it’s gold-prospecting heritage. For our Head of Worldwide Product, Liz, the undoubted highlight of this fascinating territory is it’s epic landscapes.
  • Travel Stories

Tuesday, 2nd April 2013

Liz Lunnon