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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.

25 Years of Whale Watching in Iceland

Head into the blue with the experts as Discover the World celebrates 25 years since it pioneered whale watching in Iceland

Introducing Svalbard: NEW holidays for summer 2018

From stays in converted coal miners' cabins and luxury lodges to electric fat-bikes, schooner safaris and dog sleds on wheels: find our what's new in Svalbard for 2018...

A Namibian Honeymoon Fit for Royalty

27 March 2018

As news breaks that Harry and Meghan will be honeymooning in Namibia this May, travelling between a number of luxury lodges, here’s our take on the perfect Namibian honeymoon for those looking to travel in their footst…

Whale watching around the world

Become a dedicated follower of flukes with our guide to the world's best places to spot cetaceans. From short-haul breaks in Europe to witness the incredible winter feeding spectacle of orcas in Iceland and Norway to far…

12 of the Best Birdwatching Holidays

You don’t need to be a twitcher. You don’t need to know your guillemot from your gannet, or even own a pair of binoculars. This selection of avian hotspots – in no particular pecking order – will transport you to…

Namibia's Desertscapes: A Photographer's Paradise

Our in-house photographer, George, takes us on a journey across Namibia's mesmerising landscapes...

Natural Selection: 20 of the World's Best Wildlife Holidays

Whatever’s on your wildlife wishlist, I think I may have found the perfect holiday. From puffins to polar bears, koalas to king penguins, there’s nothing like an encounter with a truly wild animal to make your heart …

Destination Insiders: Big Trips & Romantic Holidays

14 February 2018

Welcome to Destination Insiders. We couldn't publish this edition on Valentine's Day without getting all romantic – feel the love with our round-up of holidays to share with someone special.

Coming Soon: The Arctic Bath, Sweden's Innovative Wellbeing Hotel

Our toes are tingling at the prospect of the Arctic Bath. And you'll have a chance to experience the new floating hotel and spa for yourself when it opens in northern Sweden next winter.

How to Fall in Love with Iceland (again)

If you loved your first brush with the Land of Fire & Ice, here are 8 more reasons why you should go again – from remote fjords and hidden waterfalls to lonely peninsulas and little-visited fishing villages

Should I book an Escorted Holiday to Iceland?

Our in-house travel writer, Will Gray, recently joined our Northern Lights at Husafell tour to discover the benefits of an escorted holiday in Iceland.

Namibian Wildlife Encounters

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

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