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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Wednesday, 9th October 2019

Charlotte Porritt

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.
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  • Wildlife

Thursday, 22nd August 2019

Liz Lunnon

Introducing the Galapagos

Hans Lagerweij provides an introduction to the Galapagos Islands - the perfect destination for nature and wildlife enthusiasts.
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  • 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.
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Tuesday, 9th July 2019

Liz Lunnon

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.
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Tuesday, 25th June 2019

Destination Specialist

Crossing the Nullarbor on the Indian Pacific

Our Product Specialist, Liz, reveals her incredible experience of Crossing Australia's Nullarbor on the Indian Pacific. Spanning the continent from ocean to ocean, the Indian Pacific is one of the world’s longest and greatest train journeys. Find out more.
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Wednesday, 22nd May 2019

Liz Lunnon

Meet the Expert: Jo Cooper, Senior Polar Specialist

Our very own Ice Queen, Jo has one of the coolest jobs around. Having worked at Discover the World for 19 years, her knowledge of the polar regions is unrivalled. Read on for some of Jo’s standout experiences and top travel tips for an Arctic exploration.
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Thursday, 21st March 2019

Jo Cooper

Top 7 Baja Highlights

Read our Travel Specialist's top 7 highlights from her recent adventures in Baja California.
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  • Wildlife

Thursday, 14th March 2019

Liz Lunnon

Eastern vs Western Canada

Which is the coast with the most? Will you opt for the Atlantic provinces with their spectacular whale watching and maritime history, or will you head west for First Nations culture, the Great Bear Rainforest and Inside Passage?
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Tuesday, 5th March 2019

Destination Specialist

Top 6 Destinations to See Glaciers

Glaciers all around the world have long drawn travellers admire the sheer wonder of these giant masses of ice! Their ever-changing nature, size and spectacular shapes and colours make for a truly unique experience. Read our favourite destinations to go and see these mesmerising natural spectacles.
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Friday, 8th February 2019

Becky Masih

16 must-see highlights in Australia and New Zealand

Discover Australia and New Zealand's 'eight greats' with our in-house Travel Writer, Will Gray.
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Friday, 23rd November 2018

Will Gray

Introducing: Bear Cave Suite at Iso Syote

Wake up from a hibernation of your own in the comfort and style of this exclusive Bear Cave at Iso-Syote
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Friday, 2nd November 2018

Becky Masih