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.

Pick of the Pillows: Nordic Hotels

Here are five of our favourite hotels in the Nordics that offer more than just a place to lay your head.   
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Thursday, 13th February 2020

Emma Mitra

Three unmissable experiences in Alberta, Canada

Discover three truly unique things to do in the picture-perfect Canadian province of Alberta, an outdoor lover's dream destination.
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Tuesday, 11th February 2020

Emma Mitra

The Call of the Yukon

Canada Travel Specialist, Lauren, describes how she fell in love with the Yukon on her visit there last autumn.
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Thursday, 16th January 2020

Lauren Shorney

The End of the Earth – Classic Antarctica Voyage on the Greg Mortimer

After her amazing voyage on the Greg Mortimer, first-timer Charlotte explains why you should opt for a small-ship cruise in Antarctica.
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Tuesday, 14th January 2020

Charlotte Porritt

Travel Specialist Insights: Cruising the Arctic

Sail around Spitsbergen and enjoy a front row seat to breath taking landscapes: glaciers, icebergs and the soaring sides of dramatic fjords. Our travel specialists share their highlights.
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Friday, 13th December 2019

Emma Mitra

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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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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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