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.

Reasons why Lulea in Swedish Lapland makes for a perfect winter break

Lulea is a gateway to the snow-dusted forests and Northern Lights. Read on for our top five reasons why Lulea makes for the perfect Lapland winter city break.
  • Northern Lights

Wednesday, 21st October 2020

Bruno Kaufmann

Six things you never knew about Greenland

'When you've seen the world there's always Greenland' goes the old travellers' saying. Combining magnificent scenery and raw nature, Greenland offers something for everyone - discover more about this charming country.
  • Inspire Me

Tuesday, 22nd September 2020

Will Gray

6 of our Favourite Experiences to have in Arctic Europe

Here are 6 of our favourite one-and-only Arctic experiences you can have in Arctic Europe.
  • Discover our World

Tuesday, 1st September 2020

Doug Kington

Looking Back at Our Favourite Icehotel Suites

We fell under the spell of the Icehotel when it first emerged in 1990 and now, an immense 30 years later – we’re proud to be the hotel’s leading worldwide partner. We took a look back at some of our favourite Art Suites over the years...
  • Icehotel
  • Where to Stay

Monday, 10th August 2020

Pam Forrest

Five of the best adventure holiday ideas in Scotland

If you’re planning a UK holiday and want something more exciting – and less crowded – than a beach break, set your sights on Scotland.
  • Inspire Me

Tuesday, 4th August 2020

Will Gray

Did you know this about Polar Bears?

  • Inspire Me

Friday, 10th July 2020

Destination Specialist

Travel in a Covid-19 world: Customer Survey June 2020

Our latest survey reveals current attitudes to travel, plans for 2021, the experiences you want to have and what Discover the World can do to help you future travel plans.
  • Inspire Me

Monday, 15th June 2020

Will Gray

Did You Know This About Puffins?

Beloved by birders and nature enthusiasts everywhere, puffins are one of the most widely recognized, and arguably one of the most popular birds in the world. Learn everything you need to know about these fascinating seabirds with our round up of interesting facts.
  • Wildlife

Thursday, 11th June 2020

Doug Kington

How You Can Protect The Fragile Ecosystem Of Antarctica And Arctic On An Expedition Voyage

We’ve rounded up our recommended 2021 voyages that offer innovative ways to celebrate and honour our ocean.
  • Inspire Me

Monday, 8th June 2020

Jo Cooper

Amazing Views of Iceland, A Photo Gallery of the East

Focusing on some of the island's lesser visited natural wonders, discover a different side of Iceland - the East.
  • Inspire Me

Sunday, 31st May 2020

Bruno Kaufmann

The Three Ultimate Must-Do Experiences in South Iceland

It only takes a few hours to reach the South Coast from Reykjavik, so we’ve picked our three ultimate must do experiences to include in your travel plans.
  • Destination Insiders

Wednesday, 27th May 2020

Alex Minnis

How To Stargaze At Home

Read on for our beginner’s guide to exploring the night sky, answering your questions about how to stargaze at home.
  • Inspire Me

Thursday, 21st May 2020

Will Gray