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.

Shackleton, seals and kings: why visit South Georgia

Nikki is overwhelmed by the atmosphere, wildlife and majestic beauty of South Georgia - and explains why you should include a visit to this very special island on your Antarctic voyage.
  • Destination Insiders
  • Wildlife

Monday, 14th July 2014

Destination Specialist

Outstanding wildlife on the Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands are surprisingly beautiful and full of outstanding wildlife experiences, as Nikki, one of our Product Managers, found out on her long journey home from Antarctica.
  • Wildlife

Monday, 14th July 2014

Destination Specialist

Sailing in British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest

The quiet inlets and dappled forests of the Great Bear Rainforest hide grizzly bears, orcas and much more. They are best explored by boat, as Liz discovered on a 5-day sailing trip along British Columbia's coast.
  • Wildlife

Tuesday, 24th June 2014

Liz Lunnon

Master of the Mush

As leader of the pack at his husky farm in Swedish Lapland, Kenth Fjellborg gives us the lowdown on the thrills of husky sledding, and why you should give it a go.
  • Adventure
  • Wildlife

Monday, 7th April 2014

Destination Specialist

Mark Carwardine: in search of New Zealand’s wildlife

Zoologist Mark Carwardine went on a whirlwind tour, travelling the length and breadth of New Zealand in search of specific wildlife species dubbed the ‘Small Five’.
  • Wildlife

Monday, 7th April 2014

Destination Specialist

What’s Special about our Orcas & Aurora trip?

Gary Ward travelled on our Orcas & Aurora escorted holiday in Iceland three years running. We caught up with him to find out why the trip has such an appeal.
  • Northern Lights
  • Wildlife

Monday, 10th February 2014

Destination Specialist

Northern Lights and Killer Whales – trip diary 2014

Cathy Harlow, one of the expert guides of our Orcas and Aurora escorted holiday, gives us her updates on the 2014 season so far...
  • Northern Lights
  • Wildlife

Thursday, 6th February 2014

Destination Specialist

“What a sight!” Whale watching in Husavik

Maria, our Customer Services Supervisor and whale-watching enthusiast, had an experience of a lifetime during a whale-watching tour from Husavik in North Iceland.
  • Travel Stories
  • Wildlife

Monday, 5th August 2013

Destination Specialist

Aggie goes husky sledging in East Greenland

Our Nordic Travel Specialist, Aggie, shares her exhilarating experience of husky sledging through the unspoiled landscapes of Kulusuk, East Greenland.
  • Wildlife

Thursday, 5th May 2011

Aggie Czerwinska