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.

Maddie’s Guide to the Icehotel

We caught up with Maddie, our very own on-the-ground Icehotel representative, for some top tips on planning the perfect Icehotel break this winter...
  • Icehotel

Saturday, 7th July 2018

Destination Specialist

What to wear at the Ice Hotel

Outside temperatures in Swedish Lapland where the original Icehotel is located can drop to -40° in winter, so dressing for the conditions is essential. We recommend sticking to the 'layer principle'...
  • Icehotel

Saturday, 7th July 2018

Destination Specialist

Dune – Our Adopted Cheetah in Namibia

Discover the World are proud sponsors of Dune, a female cheetah currently being rehabilitated at the AfriCat Carnivore Care Centre in Namibia. Their goal is the long-term survival of Namibia's wildlife.
  • Wildlife

Saturday, 23rd June 2018

Will Gray

Discovering Aotearoa in the Autumn

Dawn, our Head of Sales & Operations, tells us why she simply loves New Zealand in the autumn - particularly after her journey to Central Otago...
  • Travel Stories

Thursday, 24th May 2018

Destination Specialist

Introducing Svalbard: NEW holidays for summer 2018

From stays in converted coal miners' cabins and luxury lodges to electric fat-bikes, schooner safaris and dog sleds on wheels: find our what's new in Svalbard for 2018...
  • Discover our World
  • Inspire Me

Friday, 4th May 2018

Destination Specialist

7 Things You May Not Know About Koalas

Uniquely Australian and utterly adorable, read on for seven fascinating facts about koalas...
  • Wildlife

Saturday, 28th April 2018

Destination Specialist

A Namibian Honeymoon Fit for Royalty

Here’s our take on the perfect Namibian honeymoon...
  • Inspire Me

Tuesday, 3rd April 2018

Destination Specialist

Wildlife Watching in Etosha National Park

Photographer, George Turner, shares stories of spectacular wildlife encounter in Namibia's Etosha National Park...
  • Travel Stories
  • Wildlife

Friday, 16th March 2018

Destination Specialist

A Spotlight on St Helena by Emma Thomson, Travel Journalist

Back from her trip to St Helena with Discover the World, Travel Journalist Emma Thomson shares a collection of her favourite snapshots.
  • Travel Stories

Wednesday, 14th March 2018

Destination Specialist

Namibia’s Desertscapes: A Photographer’s Paradise

Photographer, George Turner, takes us on a journey across Namibia's mesmerising landscapes...
  • Inspire Me
  • Travel Stories

Friday, 9th March 2018

Destination Specialist

Share your #iDiscovered moments for a chance to win!

Post your #iDiscovered & photos or videos for the chance to win a £150 Amazon Voucher!
  • Discover our World

Thursday, 1st March 2018

Destination Specialist

25 Years of Whale Watching in Iceland

Head into the blue with the experts as Discover the World celebrates 25 years since it pioneered whale watching in Iceland.
  • Wildlife

Monday, 26th February 2018

Will Gray