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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.

5 Must-do Experiences in Atlantic Canada

With so much to see and do in Atlantic Canada, planning your time carefully to make the most of this charming region is key. From whale-watching to exploring historic sites and rugged coastlines...

Seeing the Icehotel in a different light

26 January 2016

Back from the 26th Icehotel, Nordic Travel Specialist, Liezel, tells us about the changing colours of the Icehotel now that spring is in the air.

Why everyone is talking about East Iceland

From irresistable natural wonders to world-class hiking trails and from meeting the locals to ancient folklores, award-winning travel writer, William Gray, answers our questions in his guide to the spectacular east.

Q&A: Melanie Windridge on the Aurora

Back from her Arctic adventure, we catch up with plasma physisist, lecturer and writer, Dr Melanie Windridge to talk about her brand new book: Aurora.

Whale watching in Tromso

Our Scandinavia Travel Specialist, Kim, spends a day whale watching under the beautiful winter sun in Tromso.

Autumn equinox gives green light to aurora hunters

19 September 2016

With summer officially turning to autumn on 22 September, the aurora borealis warms up for another season of cosmic light shows. The autumn equinox often produces some of the best northern lights activity, but if you hea…

Taking a closer look at Polar Rovers in Churchill, Canada

Polar bears can weigh 600kg and sprint over 25mph. They are fearless, powerful hunters that can smell you coming from miles away. This is where Polar Rovers come in.

New Zealand – a Winter Wonderland

10 February 2017

A destination for all seasons, here Product Manager Lindi explains the attraction of a winter holiday in New Zealand.

Kayaking Adventures in Spitsbergen

Head of Worldwide Product, Liz L, shares her experience of paddling through ice at 80 degrees north.

Marlborough Sounds – wineries, water and endless wows!

Lindi, our Australasia Product Manager, shares her stories of her time amongst the ancient valleys of the Malborough Sounds in New Zealand.

Penguin Paradise in New Zealand

Product Manager, Lindi, shares a story of a rare penguin adventure on the South Island of New Zealand showing how, at Discover the World, we'll go the extra mile to help you realise your dream holiday.

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