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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.

Why We Love Iceland

Over 40 years ago, our managing director, Clive Stacey, himself began a love affair with Iceland and it's diverse landscapes, countless natural wonders and vibrant culture!  To celebrate Valentine's Day, we’ve asked our Discover the World team why they love the incredible land of fire and ice...
  • Inspire Me
  • Travel Stories

Thursday, 14th February 2019

Becky Masih

Scoresby Sund: Q&A with photographer Ragnar TH Sigurdsson

Professional photographer Ragnar TH Sigurdsson shares with us his experiences from a memorable small ship expedition cruise into Scoresby Sund, Greenland.
  • Travel Stories

Thursday, 31st January 2019

Destination Specialist

Crossing Australia by Rail: The Ghan Expedition

Back from her Australian expedition, our Head of Worldwide Product, Liz, recounts her memorable journey on board The Ghan rail journey through the heart of the Outback from Darwin to Adelaide.
  • Travel Stories

Sunday, 9th December 2018

Liz Lunnon

Wildlife Encounters in Gold Harbour, South Georgia

Back from our Peninsula, Falklands & South Georgia voyage, Polar Travel Specialist Jo talks of her encounter with penguins and elephant seals at Gold Harbour...
  • Travel Stories

Saturday, 17th November 2018

Destination Specialist

Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland

We sent Sarah, one of our Travel Specialist’s to Newfoundland’s Gros Morne National Park, to find out why the locals say that photographs just do not do this area justice.
  • Travel Stories

Friday, 7th September 2018

Destination Specialist

Discovering Aotearoa in the Autumn

Dawn, our Head of Sales & Operations, tells us why she simply loves New Zealand in the autumn - particularly after her journey to Central Otago...
  • Travel Stories

Thursday, 24th May 2018

Destination Specialist

Wildlife Watching in Etosha National Park

Our in-house photographer, George, shares stories of spectacular wildlife encounter in Namibia's Etosha National Park...
  • Travel Stories
  • Wildlife

Friday, 16th March 2018

Destination Specialist

A Spotlight on St Helena by Emma Thomson, Travel Journalist

Back from her trip to St Helena with Discover the World, Travel Journalist Emma Thomson shares a collection of her favourite snapshots.
  • Travel Stories

Wednesday, 14th March 2018

Destination Specialist

Namibia’s Desertscapes: A Photographer’s Paradise

Our in-house photographer, George Turner, takes us on a journey across Namibia's mesmerising landscapes...
  • Inspire Me
  • Travel Stories

Friday, 9th March 2018

Destination Specialist

Namibian Wildlife Encounters

Head of Worldwide Product, Liz, talks about her spectacular wildlife encounters in Namibia...
  • Travel Stories

Wednesday, 17th January 2018

Liz Lunnon

Fine Dining at West Iceland’s Hotel Husafell

Iceland Product Executive, Andy, takes us on a culinary journey at Iceland's stylish Hotel Husafell.
  • Food & Culture
  • Travel Stories

Friday, 1st December 2017

Destination Specialist

Gallivanting Around the Bay of Islands

Plan your perfect Bay of Islands itinerary with Naomi, our Australasia Product Executive
  • Travel Stories

Thursday, 2nd November 2017

Destination Specialist