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.

Kayaking through the realm of the orca in Canada

Award-winning travel writer and photographer, William Gray recounts a paddling trip in Johnstone Strait, British Columbia.
  • Wildlife

Thursday, 13th October 2016

Will Gray

Diary Extract: A day whale watching in Husavik, Iceland

Maria, our Customer Services Supervisor and self proclaimed whale-watching enthusiast, had an experience of a lifetime during a short break in Húsavík.
  • Wildlife

Friday, 5th August 2016

Destination Specialist

Mark Carwardine: Whale Watching in Britain & Europe

Award-winning writer and specialist lecturer on our Orcas and Aurora with Mark Carwardine holiday, Mark Carwardine shares an excerpt of his Guide to Whale Watching in Britain and Europe.
  • Wildlife

Friday, 15th April 2016

Destination Specialist

Whale Watching in Atlantic Canada

From the shores of Newfoundland and Labrador to the bays of Nova Scotia, whale watching is a popular pastime for locals and visitors alike. With a variety of species making an appearance year-round, here's our guide to whale watching in the provinces of Atlantic Canada...
  • Wildlife

Monday, 1st February 2016

Destination Specialist

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

Why you should go dog sledding in East Greenland

Dog sledding in Greenland is the most traditional way of transportation in the winter. Besides being a great method of transportation, it’s also a lot of fun. We ask our Greenland Travel Specialist, Aggie, to share her exhilarating experience of husky sledding through the unspoiled landscape of Kulusuk, East Greenland.
  • Wildlife

Tuesday, 5th January 2016

Aggie Czerwinska

Bear Essentials with William Gray

Award-winning travel writer and photographer, William Gray heads to Canada's Churchill to catch a glimpse of the mighty polar bear.
  • Wildlife

Monday, 2nd November 2015

Will Gray

Doug’s dream trip to Great Bear Lodge

Doug, one of our Worldwide travel specialist, visited Canada on a wildlife adventure and the Great Bear Lodge in British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest was certainly the highlight.
  • Wildlife

Monday, 13th July 2015

Doug Kington

Whales & Puffins – Wildlife Express in Reykjavik

On a trip to Iceland, one of our travel specialists took two wildlife watching excursions from Reykjavik to see puffins and whales.
  • Wildlife

Wednesday, 4th March 2015

Destination Specialist

Meeting the ice bears of Churchill

What is it really like getting up close to mighty polar bears on the tundra outside of Churchill, Canada? Erin recounts her experience.
  • Travel Stories
  • Wildlife

Monday, 24th November 2014

Erin Glennie

Orca o’clock in Iceland

Iceland Specialist, Eric, travelled to Grundarfjordur on Iceland's Snaefellsnes Peninsula to experience our popular Orcas and Aurora holiday.
  • Wildlife

Wednesday, 22nd October 2014

Eric Shadbolt

Marc Riley on whale watching in Iceland

DJ, musician and whale-watching fanatic Marc Riley tells us about the rewards of travelling with Mark Carwardine and why whale watching in Iceland is a very special experience.
  • Wildlife

Tuesday, 30th September 2014

Destination Specialist