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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.

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

Introducing: Bear Cave Suite at Iso Syote

Wake up from a hibernation of your own in the comfort and style of this exclusive Bear Cave at Iso-Syote
  • Destination Insiders

Friday, 2nd November 2018

Becky Masih

How to pick your perfect polar expedition vessel…

There’s an increasing range of expedition ships cruising in polar waters these days, so how on earth do you pick the right one for you? Read our expert guide.
  • Destination Insiders

Wednesday, 31st October 2018

Liz Lunnon

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 2019.
  • Adventure
  • Destination Insiders

Wednesday, 31st October 2018

Becky Masih

Cathy Harlow: Hiking in East Greenland Tour Highlights

In summer 2019, Wanderlust award-winning guide Cathy Harlow is travelling again to the wild and remote East Greenland coast to guide our nine-day ‘Hiking in East Greenland’ adventure. There’s so much about East Greenland that inspires Cathy but there are a few truly special experiences that make this trip stand out, read on to find out more…
  • Adventure
  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 24th October 2018

Cathy Harlow