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.

Pick of the Pillows: The best unique hotels in the world to visit this year

Here are our five favourite hotels from around the world that are bound to make any trip extra special.
  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 19th February 2020

Doug Kington

5 ways to reduce carbon emissions on your next self-drive holiday

If worrying about carbon emissions is threatening to put a damper on your holiday, don’t despair. Mark Barclay from GSF Car Parts offers his tips for cutting down your carbon footprint on a self-drive trip.
  • Inspire Me

Monday, 17th February 2020

Nichol Callaghan

The Best Hotels To Stay In Scandinavia

Here are five of our favourite hotels in the Nordics that offer more than just a place to lay your head.   
  • Destination Insiders

Thursday, 13th February 2020

Emma Mitra

Did You Know This About New Zealand?

How much do you really know about New Zealand? It is a county with plenty of cinematic acclaim (often dubbed the ‘other Hollywood’), home to incredible landscapes and exotic wildlife. It has developed a distinctive personality since the Maori first set eyes on the islands about 1000 years ago and is a land of many interesting quirks that will impress any travel and trivia enthusiast. Read on to find out more...
  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 12th February 2020

Destination Specialist

Three unmissable experiences in Alberta, Canada

Discover three truly unique things to do in the picture-perfect Canadian province of Alberta, an outdoor lover's dream destination.
  • Destination Insiders

Tuesday, 11th February 2020

Emma Mitra

International Polar Bear Day: what’s it all about?

Find out more about International Polar Bear Day on 27th February and what you can do to get involved.
  • Wildlife

Wednesday, 5th February 2020

Emma Mitra

Best Wildlife Holidays in Iceland – Photo Gallery

We asked award-winning travel writer and advocate for responsible tourism Will Gray for his recommendations of the best wildlife encounters around the world.
  • Wildlife

Monday, 27th January 2020

Emma Mitra

The Call of the Yukon

Canada Travel Specialist, Lauren, describes how she fell in love with the Yukon on her visit there last autumn.
  • Destination Insiders

Thursday, 16th January 2020

Lauren Shorney

The End of the Earth – Classic Antarctica Voyage on the Greg Mortimer

After her amazing voyage on the Greg Mortimer, first-timer Charlotte explains why you should opt for a small-ship cruise in Antarctica.
  • Destination Insiders

Tuesday, 14th January 2020

Destination Specialist

Did You Know This? Interesting Facts About Norway

Although you’ll know it best for its iconic fjords, there’s much more to discover about Norway. But other than the obvious, how much do you really know about this Scandinavian country? Sea parrots and the Norwegian equivalent of Hay-on-Wye are just the beginning…
  • Destination Insiders

Sunday, 12th January 2020

Mark Champagne

Discover the World Adopts a Koala

In January 2020 Discover the World adopted a koala through WWF Australia, in order to support the conservation of Australia's unique indigenous wildlife.
  • Wildlife

Friday, 10th January 2020

Emma Mitra

Harvest Festival at Icehotel 2020

Celebrate the beginning of the end of the 30th Icehotel at the Harvest Festival on the weekend of the 8th March 2020
  • Icehotel

Thursday, 2nd January 2020

Destination Specialist