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.

Natural Selection: World’s Best Wildlife Holidays

A holiday combining beautiful scenery and beautiful wild animals is arguably one of the most life-changing trips you can take.
  • Wildlife

Monday, 16th July 2018

Will Gray

Photographing the Northern Lights

Turn protons into pixels with William Gray's enlightening guide to snapping the aurora borealis.
  • Northern Lights

Wednesday, 11th July 2018

Will Gray

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 Summer Holidays

From stays in converted coal miners' cabins and luxury lodges to electric fat-bikes and dog sleds on wheels, find out about summer holidays in Svalbard.
  • 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

Did you know this about Norway?

Although you'll know it best for its iconic fjords, there's much more to discover about Norway. Sea parrots and the Norwegian equivalent of Hay-on-Wye are just the beginning...
  • Destination Insiders

Saturday, 7th 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