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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.

Taking a closer look at Polar Rovers in Churchill, Canada

Polar bears can weigh 600kg and sprint over 25mph. They are fearless, powerful hunters that can smell you coming from miles away. This is where Polar Rovers come in.
  • Wildlife

Tuesday, 1st November 2016

Destination Specialist

The Best Places to See Wildlife in Namibia

Home to an abundance of wildlife, Namibia is a nature lover's idyll. Will Gray picks his 6 top locations for encountering everything from flamingoes to desert elephants in this fascinating guide...
  • Wildlife

Tuesday, 25th October 2016

Destination Specialist

Experience the best of Canadian Arctic wildlife

Inspired by BBC2's wildlife series, Arctic Live, broadcast from the Canadian Arctic in November, we've rounded up a collection of Arctic wildlife encounters.
  • Wildlife

Thursday, 20th October 2016

Destination Specialist

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

Travel specialist and self proclaimed whale-watching enthusiast, Maria, 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