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.

Could you design the coolest hotel in the world?

Many people believe that a hotel is more than a place to sleep and the lure of a quirky hotel experience has never been more prevalent in today's travel market. We sat down to speak with the new Creative Director, Luca Roncoroni to find out what makes the world-famous Icehotel so unique.
  • Icehotel

Thursday, 19th September 2019

Nichol Callaghan

Whale Watching in Antarctica

Search for whales with a team of expert marine biologists on an Antarctic voyage with a twist.
  • Adventure
  • Wildlife

Friday, 6th September 2019

Destination Specialist

Cool Combinations: 7 Ways to Experience the Icehotel

Combine the magnificent Icehotel with other memorable destinations such as Stockholm, Norway or Iceland for the ultimate winter adventure.
  • Icehotel

Tuesday, 3rd September 2019

Destination Specialist

The Best Hotels to See the Northern Lights in the World

From waking up in a suspended glass cube – high in the treetops, to falling asleep under an aurora display inside a cosy glass igloo, there's nothing more relaxing than spending a night amongst truly spectacular surrounds.
  • Northern Lights
  • Where to Stay

Monday, 2nd September 2019

Doug Kington

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

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
  • Where to Stay

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
  • Where to Stay

Tuesday, 9th July 2019

Destination Specialist