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Nordic Travel Specialist


Tel: (0)1737 886 141

I started working in travel selling worldwide cruises for Royal Caribbean in 2013. I joined Discover the World as an Iceland Specialist in October 2014 as the country has interested me since studying about it during my Geography A-Levels. In addition to Iceland I have expanded my knowledge of the Nordic countries having also visited Sweden, Finland and Denmark. In terms of personal travel I have been lucky enough to visit Italy, Portugal and Germany while more recently I have been to Bali, Vietnam, Thailand and Singapore.

Eric's Top Travel Experiences

  • Racing a Snowmobile through Finnish Lapland.
  • Taking a Superjeep trip to the top of Eyjafjallajokull volcano which erupted in 2010.
  • Being surrounded by orcas on a whale watching trip in West Iceland.
  • Watching the Northern Lights dance in the sky in East Iceland in September after a day exploring
  • Marvelling at the incredible Art Suites in the Icehotel

My Favourite Place

When you are visiting the North of Iceland, you simply MUST visit Dettifoss waterfall. It is the most powerful waterfall in not only Iceland but in Europe. The sound of the glacier water rushing through volcanic rock is incredible and the photo opportunities are endless.
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Eric Recommends

Journey to the Centre of the Earth

from £698
excluding flights
7 nights Year round
On this self drive you can immerse yourself in picture-perfect Iceland.
  • Self Drive

Orcas and Aurora

from £1024
excluding flights
4 nights Feb
Combine the excitement of seeing orca and the northern lights on this guided short break.
  • Escorted
  • Short Breaks
  • Wildlife
  • Winter Break
  • Northern Lights
  • Whale Watching

Snorkelling Silfra Day Tour

from £114
3, 5 hours Year round
The Silfra fissure is one of Iceland's best kept secrets. Situated in the heart of Thingvellir National Park, the site of the world's oldest parliament, this submerged canyon offers a wonderful snorkelling experience.

Lava Centre

from £17
The new Lava Centre offers visitors a full multimedia experience; immersing guests into Iceland’s volcanic and seismic life.