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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.

Svalbard: What’s it like to experience the polar night?

Nowhere can you experience the polar night so easily as the Svalbard archipelago.
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Wednesday, 4th November 2020

Will Gray

The Three Ultimate Must-Do Experiences in South Iceland

It only takes a few hours to reach the South Coast from Reykjavik, so we’ve picked our three ultimate must do experiences to include in your travel plans.
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Wednesday, 27th May 2020

Alex Minnis

Did You Know This? Quirky Facts About The Faroe Islands

For all those little-known, quirky, eyebrow-raising or downright unbelievable facts about the Faroe Islands, read on for our round-up of the weird and wonderful.
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Monday, 18th May 2020

Will Gray

Did You Know This? Facts About Antarctica You Should Know

The spectacular landscapes and wildlife of Antarctica are world famous – and year after year, we discover more about this fascinating land. Here are a few things you might not have known about the curious world of Antarctica, from heroic explorers and brave ship’s cats to a geothermal hotspot where you can take a dip with penguins…
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Tuesday, 21st April 2020

Destination Specialist

Did You Know This? Interesting Facts About Canada

Canada is truly iconic. From coast to coast there’s so much to love about the country, read on and discover some of our favourite facts about Canada.
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Friday, 13th March 2020

Doug Kington

Did You Know This? Unique and Unknown Facts About Iceland

If there's one word to describe Icelandic culture, 'quirky' springs to mind. After all, it's not everywhere that roadworks are halted by fear of elf revenge, or where the northern lights are put up for sale. Read on for the most unique and unknown facts about Iceland.
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Saturday, 7th March 2020

Eric Shadbolt

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 2020.
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Monday, 2nd March 2020

Becky Masih

The Best Hotels To Stay In Scandinavia

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

Destination Specialist

Did You Know This? Interesting Facts About Norway

Although you’ll know it best for its iconic fjords, there’s much more to discover about Norway. But other than the obvious, how much do you really know about this Scandinavian country? Sea parrots and the Norwegian equivalent of Hay-on-Wye are just the beginning…
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Sunday, 12th January 2020

Mark Champagne