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.

Whale watching in Tromso

Our Scandinavia Travel Specialist, Kim, spends a day whale watching under the beautiful winter sun in Tromso.
  • Travel Stories

Wednesday, 13th April 2016

Kim Stacey

In Search of Polar Bears in Churchill

Churchill, on the edge of Hudson Bay in northern Canada is known as the 'Polar Bear Capital of the World' - Pam discovers if it lives up to its impressive name.
  • Travel Stories
  • Wildlife

Wednesday, 20th January 2016

Pam Forrest

The best of the Great Barrier Reef without getting your feet wet!

Lauren, our Worldwide Travel Specialist, spent three weeks exploring ‘the land down under’ and was lucky enough to see the Great Barrier Reef from the water and from the air.
  • Travel Stories

Wednesday, 6th January 2016

Lauren

Northern Territory Safari: Exploring Australia’s Top End

Our Head of Worldwide Product, Liz, stayed at Bamurru Plains in northern Australia where she discovered great hospitality and an abundance of wildlife...
  • Travel Stories

Thursday, 29th October 2015

Liz Lunnon

Q&A: William Gray on Alaska

We caught up with William Gray to find out why Alaska is a great family-friendly adventure holiday destination.
  • Travel Stories

Friday, 23rd October 2015

Will Gray

A Spotlight on Seydisfjordur

Our Nordic Travel Specialist, Laura, heads to Seydisfjordur in East Iceland to uncover its fascinating history, picturesque surrounds and just why the locals are so charming.
  • Destination Insiders
  • Travel Stories

Friday, 16th October 2015

Destination Specialist

Eerie Icelandic Legends: The 13 Yule Lads

Iceland is said to be full of eerie mythology and folklore that’s waiting to be discovered
  • Travel Stories

Tuesday, 29th September 2015

Destination Specialist

A spotlight on Norway’s Preikestolen

Our Nordic Travel Specialist, Charlotte, heads to Fjord Norway to discover the area's astounding natural beauty and local charm.
  • Travel Stories

Wednesday, 2nd September 2015

Destination Specialist

Interview with photographer Tony Gomm

Discover the World client Tony Gomm is an amateur photographer who has travelled to Iceland more than 15 times. We asked Tony what it is that keeps drawing him and his wife to the 'land of fire and ice'.
  • Travel Stories

Wednesday, 17th June 2015

Destination Specialist

Escorted around Iceland – why go with a group

Seasoned travelled but first-time escorted tour participant Aggie from our Iceland team shared her experience of the bonuses of travelling with a guide.
  • Travel Stories

Friday, 10th April 2015

Aggie Czerwinska

Switching off for a husky adventure

Doug spent a long weekend going back to basics and mushing huskies in the snowy wilderness of Swedish Lapland
  • Travel Stories

Thursday, 12th March 2015

Doug Kington

7 things to do in Wanaka, New Zealand

With all the charm and less hype than Queenstown, Wanaka is a lakeside town in New Zealand's Southern Lakes region surrounded by incredible landscapes.
  • Destination Insiders
  • Travel Stories

Thursday, 12th March 2015

Lauren Shorney