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.

The next generation of polar vessels and voyaging

Having recently returned from a Spitsbergen voyage aboard one of the new generation of polar ‘eco ships’, travel specialist, Charlotte, explains why responsible travel lies at the heart of our small ship cruises.
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  • Destination Insiders

Wednesday, 9th October 2019

Charlotte Porritt

Whale Watching in Antarctica

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

Friday, 6th September 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.
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  • Destination Insiders

Tuesday, 9th July 2019

Liz Lunnon

Top Things to Do in Svalbard

An alluring haven at world's end; the Svalbard archipelago is one of the world’s largest untouched wilderness areas and it’s precisely this vast area of raw nature that puts it on the bucket list for many. Read our top favourite things to do...
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  • Inspire Me
  • Northern Lights

Thursday, 13th June 2019

Becky Masih

A ride on the Flam Railway

Norway's famous Flamsbana 'Corkscrew Railway' between Myrdal and Flam is one of the world's steepest, and most beautiful, train journeys – here's what Tom thought of the journey.
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Monday, 11th March 2019

Destination Specialist

Meet Gummi, Absolute Iceland Tour

Pioneer of highland driving in Iceland, Gumundur 'Gummi' Gunnarsson, tells us a little more about why 4WD are one of the best ways to explore the country's beautiful landscapes.
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Wednesday, 16th January 2019

Destination Specialist

Top 9 Ways to see Canada’s Rocky Mountains

The Rockies are a must-see highlight on most Canada holiday itineraries, but how you choose to explore them can provide a truly unique perspective.
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Friday, 16th November 2018

Destination Specialist

Around Spitsbergen with Doug Allan

We are proud to present Doug Allan, award-winning polar photographer and cameraman, as special lecturer on our Around Spitsbergen expedition departing 24 August 2019.
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  • Destination Insiders

Wednesday, 31st October 2018

Becky Masih

Cathy Harlow: Hiking in East Greenland Tour Highlights

In summer 2019, Wanderlust award-winning guide Cathy Harlow is travelling again to the wild and remote East Greenland coast to guide our nine-day ‘Hiking in East Greenland’ adventure. There’s so much about East Greenland that inspires Cathy but there are a few truly special experiences that make this trip stand out, read on to find out more…
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  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 24th October 2018

Cathy Harlow

All aboard the Rocky Mountaineer

Lauren from our Worldwide team travelled between Banff and Vancouver on the iconic Rocky Mountaineer.
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Sunday, 30th September 2018

Lauren Shorney

Volcanoes and Northern Lights Escorted Tour (In Pictures)

Debbie travelled to Iceland’s Highlands on an 8WD Truck adventure – and here’s how it looked.
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Thursday, 30th August 2018

Debbie Smallwood

Top Five Day Hikes in Western Canada

Mountain guide Steve Miller gives his pick of the five best one-day hiking trails in British Columbia and the Canadian Rockies.
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Tuesday, 28th November 2017

Destination Specialist