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.

Follow in the Footsteps of Alexander Armstrong in Iceland

The Land of Fire and Ice returned to the small screen in the three-part travelogue 'Iceland with Alexander Armstrong' aired on Channel 5 - be inspired to take your own adventure in this compact mid-Atlantic island that packs a mighty punch.
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Wednesday, 13th October 2021

Pam Forrest

The Coolest Things to Do in the Nordics in Winter

Witnessing the northern lights tops the wish list of many who plan a visit to the Nordics in the winter, and rightly so, but there's so much more to an Arctic experience than aurora hunting!
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Tuesday, 28th September 2021

Pam Forrest

The Best Places To Visit In Autumn

From remote islands, glaciers and tranquil fjords, to ways to catch the start of aurora and polar bear season in Canada, we name our top trips to take in autumn.
  • Discover our World
  • Inspire Me

Thursday, 2nd September 2021

Doug Kington

Our Top 5 Reasons to Ski in Scandinavia

We're partnering with ski experts, skiScandinavia, to offer a some of the best skiing holidays in Sweden and Norway. We asked their passionate and knowledgeable team to share the top 5 reasons they love to ski in Scandinavia.
  • Adventure
  • Inspire Me

Monday, 19th July 2021

Destination Specialist

Iceland’s Arctic Coast Way: Q&A with writer Felicity Cloake

Well-known food-writer, Felicity Cloake, travelled to Iceland in May 2021 to enjoy the food experiences of North Iceland’s Arctic Coast Way - a 900km touring route showing off some of the most spectacular scenery in North Iceland.
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Tuesday, 29th June 2021

Pam Forrest

6 Amazing Experiences to Celebrate World Oceans Day

The world's oceans have long been a source of fascination and wonder and the 8th June marks World Oceans Day. We've selected just a few experiences that celebrate the wonder of our oceans.
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  • Wildlife

Monday, 7th June 2021

Pam Forrest

Work Away – the new trend taking you to amazing places

Working from home has become part of everyday life for so many of us over the past 12 months. As we move forward, this increased flexibility means you can take your work away with you – making ‘home’ somewhere a bit more exciting for a few weeks, a month or even longer.
  • Discover our World
  • Inspire Me

Friday, 14th May 2021

Will Gray

What you Can Expect from a Road Trip to Iceland in Summer

We can’t wait to hit the road on a touring holiday in one of Europe’s best self-drive destinations this summer - a flexible, free-spirited adventure in the spectacular Land of Fire & Ice.
  • Adventure
  • Inspire Me

Friday, 7th May 2021

Will Gray

Special Celebrations: Mark the Occasion with a Big Holiday

There are certain times in life that call for a big celebration – and a special holiday is one of the best ways to mark the occasion, creating precious memories to keep forever.
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Friday, 30th April 2021

Pam Forrest

5 of Canada’s World Heritage Wonders

Canada boasts no less than 20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, from archaeological treasures to awe-inspiring natural wonders. Here we sample five sites that should feature on every travel wish-list.
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Friday, 16th April 2021

Pam Forrest

Your Guide to World Heritage Sites in the Nordics

Unearth a natural wonder or cultural gem on your next trip with our pick of World Heritage Sites in the Nordics including geological marvels and bronze age petroglyphs.
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Thursday, 15th April 2021

Pam Forrest

Where will you spend Easter 2022?

In 2022 the Easter weekend is 15-18 April making it not only a great time to experience the transition from season to season, but its close proximity to the May Day bank holiday means you can effectively double your time off.
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Thursday, 1st April 2021

Pam Forrest