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.

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

Comparing two experiences of Orcas & Auroras

Claire Sangster has been on our Orcas & Aurora holiday twice, so for anyone considering an escorted tour, she compares her experiences of travelling in January and March.
  • Travel Stories
  • Wildlife

Tuesday, 30th September 2014

Destination Specialist

Grizzlies at Knight Inlet: an interview with Michaela Strachan

Wildlife TV presenter Michaela Strachan and her family travelled with us to British Columbia on the trail of the region's famed grizzly bears. We caught up with her to find out more about more about their experience.
  • Wildlife

Friday, 26th September 2014

Destination Specialist

Close encounters with the grizzlies of Alaska

I haven't stopped talking about my very first encounter with grizzlies ever since I got back from Alaska!
  • Travel Stories
  • Wildlife

Thursday, 18th September 2014

Destination Specialist

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

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?

One of our clients, Gary Ward, has been fortunate to travel on this trip to Iceland three years running. We caught up with him to find out what makes our Orcas and Aurora trip so special, and whether he would do it again.
  • Northern Lights
  • Wildlife

Monday, 10th February 2014

Destination Specialist