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.

Five of the best adventure holiday ideas in Scotland

If you’re planning a UK holiday and want something more exciting – and less crowded – than a beach break, set your sights on Scotland.
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Tuesday, 4th August 2020

Will Gray

Did you know this about Polar Bears?

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Friday, 10th July 2020

Destination Specialist

Travel in a Covid-19 world: Customer Survey June 2020

Our latest survey reveals current attitudes to travel, plans for 2021, the experiences you want to have and what Discover the World can do to help you future travel plans.
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Monday, 15th June 2020

Will Gray

How You Can Protect The Fragile Ecosystem Of Antarctica And Arctic On An Expedition Voyage

We’ve rounded up our recommended 2021 voyages that offer innovative ways to celebrate and honour our ocean.
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Monday, 8th June 2020

Jo Cooper

Amazing Views of Iceland, A Photo Gallery of the East

Focusing on some of the island's lesser visited natural wonders, discover a different side of Iceland - the East.
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Sunday, 31st May 2020

Bruno Kaufmann

How To Stargaze At Home

Read on for our beginner’s guide to exploring the night sky, answering your questions about how to stargaze at home.
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Thursday, 21st May 2020

Will Gray

Virtual Escapes: How to Travel When You Are Not Travelling

Feed your wanderlust and get inspired with our round-up of the best online travel experiences.
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Wednesday, 20th May 2020

Will Gray

The Ultimate Discover the World Travel Quiz

Do you know which country has the largest coastline? Or how to describe snow in Finnish? Are you familiar with the unicorns of the sea? And do you know the Adélie penguin from the Gentoo? Pit your wits against our bumper 30 question travel quiz. It’s an all encompassing travel trivia bonanza that will put your world knowledge to the test. Think you can score full marks?
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Saturday, 16th May 2020

Destination Specialist

Did You Know This? The Polar Talking Points Of Svalbard

Most people tend to visit Svalbard to see the midnight sun or the northern lights, but there is so much more to these icy islands. Here’s some of our favourite facts that may well surprise you about Norway’s far-flung Arctic archipelago…
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Thursday, 14th May 2020

Jo Cooper

2021 Travel. The trips we will be embarking on first

We don’t know about you but with every day of social distancing and restricted travel that passes, our wanderlust grows ever stronger. Just because we are staying at home, it doesn’t mean that we can’t be dreaming of where we will be travelling to first. Here, we share the trips we will be embarking on, as soon as it’s safe for us to do so.
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Thursday, 30th April 2020

Nichol Callaghan

Did you know this? Interesting facts about the Arctic

The Arctic is the northernmost region of Earth. Most scientists define the Arctic as the area above the ‘Arctic Circle’, a line of latitude about 66.5° north of the Equator. Within this circle are the Arctic ocean and the northern parts of Scandinavia, Russia, Canada, Greenland, and the U.S. state of Alaska. It is certainly spread out far and wide! You know about the Arctic’s sweeping tundra, ice-choked oceans, hardy people and incredible wildlife – but did you know all of this...
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Thursday, 30th April 2020

Jo Cooper

An Isolation Guide To Bird Watching At Home

Read our isolation guide to bird watching at home, comparing some of the birds you may have been searching for on your travels with some British counterparts.
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Tuesday, 28th April 2020

Bruno Kaufmann