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.

Our Top 5 Things To Do At The ICEHOTEL

If you fly direct with us, you can add up to 5½ hours to your Icehotel break - here is a round up of our 5 favourite things to do with this extra time.
  • Icehotel

Sunday, 1st September 2019

Alex Minnis

Tips for sleeping on ice

Read our guide for how to get a good night's sleep staying in an ice hotel.

Friday, 23rd August 2019

Eric Shadbolt

Swimming with Sharks

Volunteering to jump into shark-infested waters perhaps isn’t something that comes naturally to most of us... but Liz travelled to the Ningaloo Reef to do just that.
  • Destination Insiders
  • Wildlife

Thursday, 22nd August 2019

Liz Lunnon

Beyond Trapped: Our Favourite Filming Locations in Iceland

With news that Pierce Brosnan has joined Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams upcoming film about the beloved Eurovision song contest, Iceland's picture-perfect backdrops will once again have a starring role in the Netflix feature. For your own cinematic experience, we've rounded up the movies that were shot in the most awe-inspiring locations in Iceland.

Thursday, 22nd August 2019

Becky Masih

Looking Back at Our Favourite Icehotel Suites

We fell under the spell of the Icehotel when it first emerged in 1989 and now, an immense 30 years later – we’re proud to be the hotel’s leading worldwide partner offering an exclusive direct flight from London to Kiruna. We took a look back at some of our favourite Art Suites over the years...
  • Icehotel

Saturday, 10th August 2019

Pam Forrest

Sweden’s Spectacular Floating Hotel: Arctic Bath

Framed by abundant woodland, surrounded by icy water and bathed in the glowing winter sun, our toes are tingling at the prospect of staying in a new hotel in Swedish Lapland...
  • Inspire Me

Saturday, 13th July 2019

Destination Specialist

Introducing the Galapagos

Hans Lagerweij provides an introduction to the Galapagos Islands - the perfect destination for nature and wildlife enthusiasts.
  • Destination Insiders
  • Wildlife

Wednesday, 10th July 2019

Destination Specialist

Antarctic Adventures with Sir Chris Bonington

We are proud to present Sir Chris Bonington CBE as special guest lecturer on a Peninsula, Falklands and South Georgia voyage.
  • Adventure
  • Destination Insiders

Tuesday, 9th July 2019

Liz Lunnon

Unique Spaces in Stunning Places

Discover a selection of our handpicked unique accommodation in beautiful locations. These excellent properties are perfect for a big celebration such as a birthday or anniversary, or just when you really want to treat yourself!
  • Discover our World

Tuesday, 9th July 2019

Destination Specialist

Q&A: Susan Adie – Polar Conservationist & Expedition Leader

We asked Susan Adie about her passion for Antarctica, and the ongoing work she does to protect this fragile wilderness.
  • Destination Insiders

Tuesday, 25th June 2019

Destination Specialist

Three Perfect Days in Vancouver

Why spending 3-days in Vancouver is the perfect gateway to the Rocky Mountains and Alaska.
  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 19th June 2019

Lauren Shorney

Whale watching around the world

Become a dedicated follower of flukes with our guide to the world's best places to spot cetaceans.
  • Wildlife

Wednesday, 19th June 2019

Destination Specialist