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.

Top 10 Trips of a Lifetime

From northern lights to safari holidays, we've listed some of our favourite destinations and holidays to spark your imagination. Remember, all of our itineraries can be tailor-made for a trip of YOUR life.

Monday, 21st January 2019

Becky Masih

Meet Gummi, Absolute Iceland Tour

Pioneer of highland driving in Iceland, Gumundur 'Gummi' Gunnarsson, tells us a little more about why 4WD are one of the best ways to explore the country's beautiful landscapes.
  • Adventure

Wednesday, 16th January 2019

Destination Specialist

5 Reasons to Visit Chile

One of our Polar and Latin America Specialists explains why Chile is the hottest place to visit...
  • Inspire Me

Sunday, 16th December 2018

Destination Specialist

10 Reasons to Fall in Love with Western Australia

From the Kimberley to the quokka, find out why we love Western Australia and why you will too.
  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 12th December 2018

Destination Specialist

8 Awe-Inspiring Images of Namibia That’ll Make You Say WOW!

From sweeping dunes and sparkling night skies, feast your eyes on these eight spectacular images of Namibia...
  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 12th December 2018

Destination Specialist

Crossing Australia by Rail: The Ghan Expedition

Back from her Australian expedition, our Head of Worldwide Product, Liz, recounts her memorable journey on board The Ghan rail journey through the heart of the Outback from Darwin to Adelaide.
  • Travel Stories

Sunday, 9th December 2018

Liz Lunnon

Aurora Predictions from the Experts

The coronal hole that has caused strong auroral storms since August 2018 remains open and has resulted in some spectacular aurora sightings...
  • Northern Lights

Thursday, 6th December 2018

Jess Weatherson

16 must-see highlights in Australia and New Zealand

Discover Australia and New Zealand's 'eight greats' with our in-house Travel Writer, Will Gray.
  • Destination Insiders

Friday, 23rd November 2018

Will Gray

Wildlife Encounters in Gold Harbour, South Georgia

Back from our Peninsula, Falklands & South Georgia voyage, Polar Travel Specialist Jo talks of her encounter with penguins and elephant seals at Gold Harbour...
  • Travel Stories

Saturday, 17th November 2018

Destination Specialist

Top 9 Ways to see Canada’s Rocky Mountains

The Rockies are a must-see highlight on most Canada holiday itineraries, but how you choose to explore them can provide a truly unique perspective.
  • Adventure

Friday, 16th November 2018

Destination Specialist

Q&A with ICEHOTEL’s Michelin Star Chef: Alexander Meir

We spoke to Icehotel's chef, Alexander Meir; the Michelin-trained head-chef of the twelve-course Chef's table at the Veranda, Icehotel The Chef’s Table is much more than just a dinner, it welcomes guests to a unique exquisite food experience with the local food culture.  
  • Icehotel

Wednesday, 7th November 2018

Becky Masih

5 minutes with Arne Bergh, Icehotel Creative Director

Sculptor Arne Bergh became the Creative Director of the Icehotel in 1997 and oversees the annual selection of the international team of artists who come together to design and build this incredible feat of architecture. Read our Q&A and watch the video interview with him...
  • Icehotel

Tuesday, 6th November 2018

Destination Specialist