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.

Did You Know This? Unique and Unknown Facts About Iceland

If there's one word to describe Icelandic culture, 'quirky' springs to mind. After all, it's not everywhere that roadworks are halted by fear of elf revenge, or where the northern lights are put up for sale. Read on for the most unique and unknown facts about Iceland.
  • Destination Insiders

Saturday, 7th March 2020

Eric Shadbolt

Introducing Iceland’s new road trip: the Arctic Coast Way

The Arctic Coast Way is Iceland's first official touring route, winding 900km through some of the country’s most dramatic scenery.

Monday, 2nd March 2020

Destination Specialist

Around Spitsbergen with Doug Allan

We are proud to present Doug Allan, award-winning polar photographer and cameraman, as special lecturer on our Around Spitsbergen expedition departing 24 August 2020.
  • Adventure
  • Destination Insiders

Monday, 2nd March 2020

Becky Masih

Best Wildlife Holidays in Alaska: Photo Gallery

Award-winning travel writer Will Gray reveals the incredible wildlife you could spot on a trip to north America’s last frontier.
  • Wildlife

Thursday, 20th February 2020

Will Gray

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