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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.

All aboard the Rocky Mountaineer

Lauren from our Worldwide team travelled between Banff and Vancouver on the iconic Rocky Mountaineer.
  • Adventure

Sunday, 30th September 2018

Lauren Shorney

Top End Top Ten

Australia's Top End in the Northern Territory is a land of rich red earth, canyons, endless floodplains, fascinating culture and compelling wildlife. Read our top 10 highlights of this fascinating region.
  • Inspire Me

Saturday, 29th September 2018

Liz Lunnon

Where to Find Polar Bears

Discover the Kingdom of the Ice Bear with our guide on where to travel to see the Arctic's most impressive creature
  • Wildlife

Wednesday, 26th September 2018

Destination Specialist

TIME Magazine’s World’s Greatest Places 2018 Round-up!

Not one, but five of our incredible hotels were picked as TIME Magazine’s world’s greatest places: Here’s a roundup of which ones and why you should visit ASAP!
  • Inspire Me

Thursday, 20th September 2018

Becky Masih

5 Reasons to Spend New Year’s Eve in Reykjavik

It’s the time of year that Icelanders look forward to - fireworks, parties and tradition. Spend New Year's Eve in Iceland's Reykjavik.
  • Discover our World
  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 19th September 2018

Becky Masih

Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland

We sent Sarah, one of our Travel Specialist’s to Newfoundland’s Gros Morne National Park, to find out why the locals say that photographs just do not do this area justice.
  • Travel Stories

Friday, 7th September 2018

Destination Specialist

Whale Watching in Antarctica

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

Thursday, 6th September 2018

Liz Lunnon

Volcanoes and Northern Lights Escorted Tour (In Pictures)

Debbie travelled to Iceland’s Highlands on an 8WD Truck adventure – and here’s how it looked.
  • Adventure

Thursday, 30th August 2018

Debbie Smallwood

Meet the Designers of ‘The Living Ocean Suite’

Meet Father and Daughter Duo, Jonathon and Marnie Green. Designers of 'the Living Ocean Suite' in the 29th edition of Sweden's Icehotel.  We caught up with Jonathon to find out a bit more! 
  • Icehotel

Friday, 24th August 2018

Becky Masih

Icehotel 2018/19 Designs Unveiled!

With every new year comes a brand new edition of Sweden’s iconic Icehotel and after months of deliberation, the designs for the 29th Icehotel have finally been revealed (we heard one was even designed on the back of a napkin!). Let us give you a sneak peak of what is to come!
  • Icehotel

Tuesday, 21st August 2018

Becky Masih

3 Gourmet Western Australia Ideas

Western Australia is home to the Margaret River wine region; the location of food and wine festival, Gourmet Escapes. This is a unique 3-day festival where over 100,000 passionate foodies have attended and with a star lineup of Nigella Lawson, Rick Stein and Monica Galetti and more, we don’t blame them!
  • Food & Culture
  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 15th August 2018

Becky Masih

Saunas: Feeling the heat in Finland

A traditional sauna is an integral part of any holiday in Scandinavia, says our Travel Specialist Mark – but especially in Finland.
  • Discover our World

Thursday, 2nd August 2018

Mark Champagne