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.

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

The 30th Icehotel

The iconic Icehotel in Swedish Lapland opened its doors for its 30th anniversary in December 2019. Take a look at some of the incredible suites including two from British design teams.
  • Icehotel

Monday, 16th December 2019

Pam Forrest

Travel Specialist Insights: Cruising the Arctic

Sail around Spitsbergen and enjoy a front row seat to breath taking landscapes: glaciers, icebergs and the soaring sides of dramatic fjords. Our travel specialists share their highlights.
  • Destination Insiders

Friday, 13th December 2019

Emma Mitra

Celebrity dining in the Kimberley – Australia’s last frontier

Often bypassed by the everyday traveller in favour of Perth or the east coast, the Kimberley region is still relatively unknown, even by many Australians.
  • Food & Culture

Tuesday, 15th October 2019

Liz Lunnon

The next generation of polar vessels and voyaging

Having recently returned from a Spitsbergen voyage aboard one of the new generation of polar ‘eco ships’, travel specialist, Charlotte, explains why responsible travel lies at the heart of our small ship cruises.
  • Adventure
  • Destination Insiders

Wednesday, 9th October 2019

Charlotte Porritt

Could you design the coolest hotel in the world?

Many people believe that a hotel is more than a place to sleep and the lure of a quirky hotel experience has never been more prevalent in today's travel market. We sat down to speak with the new Creative Director, Luca Roncoroni to find out what makes the world-famous Icehotel so unique.
  • Icehotel

Thursday, 19th September 2019

Nichol Callaghan

Whale Watching in Antarctica

Search for whales with a team of expert marine biologists on an Antarctic voyage with a twist.
  • Adventure
  • Wildlife

Friday, 6th September 2019

Destination Specialist

Cool Combinations: 7 Ways to Experience the Icehotel

Combine the magnificent Icehotel with other memorable destinations such as Stockholm, Norway or Iceland for the ultimate winter adventure.
  • Icehotel

Tuesday, 3rd September 2019

Destination Specialist

The Best Hotels to See the Northern Lights

From waking up in a suspended glass cube – high in the treetops, to falling asleep under an aurora display inside a cosy glass igloo, there's nothing more relaxing than spending a night amongst truly spectacular surrounds.
  • Northern Lights

Monday, 2nd September 2019

Destination Specialist

Tips for sleeping on ice

Read our guide for how to get a good night's sleep staying in an ice hotel.

Friday, 23rd August 2019

Pam Forrest

Swimming with Sharks

Volunteering to jump into shark-infested waters perhaps isn’t something that comes naturally to most of us... but Liz travelled to the Ningaloo Reef to do just that.
  • Destination Insiders
  • Wildlife

Thursday, 22nd August 2019

Liz Lunnon

Beyond Trapped: Our Favourite Filming Locations in Iceland

With news that Pierce Brosnan has joined Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams upcoming film about the beloved Eurovision song contest, Iceland's picture-perfect backdrops will once again have a starring role in the Netflix feature. For your own cinematic experience, we've rounded up the movies that were shot in the most awe-inspiring locations in Iceland.

Thursday, 22nd August 2019

Becky Masih