The 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.

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.

5 minutes with an #iDiscovered winner

Donna, our #iDiscovered winner in June 2017, tells us all about the amazing trip that led to her winning photograph and what inspires her photography...

In Search of Whales and Icebergs: Quirpon Island, Newfoundland

04 August 2017

Wildlife photographer George the Explorer shares his experiences from a recent visit to Quirpon Island, a little-known corner of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Fjords to Fashion: How our Nordic Destinations Inspired a Fashion Range

Having travelled extensively across the Nordics throughout her life and professional career, Nordic Travel Specialist, Kim, made a life-long dream a reality by launching TISKA London - a Nordic-inspired fashion range. Fr…

A Garden of Eden in Australia's Far North

Australasia Product Executive, Naomi, explains the importance of Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory and why it defines Australia.

Exploring Laugarvatn Fontana's Geothermal Spa & Bakery

Heading to the Golden Circle? Escape the tourist traps and relax in Laugarvatn Fontana's geothermal spa and bakery.

In Search of Polar Bears in Spitsbergen

Polar Product Manager, Gary, sailed around Spitsbergen aboard the M/V Plancius in search of polar bears.

Top Five Day Hikes in Western Canada

Mountain guide Steve Miller gives his pick of the five best one-day hiking trails in British Columbia and the Canadian Rockies.

Is this the Year of the Big Trip?

Think big! A month-long motorhome odyssey in New Zealand perhaps, or a polar cruise around Spitsbergen. How about delving into British Columbia’s leafy wilderness in search of grizzly bears or combining Namibia and Vic…

Forget Chocolates or Roses. Say it with a Holiday

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here are nine of the most exciting, off-beat and far-flung places to hold hands, peck your loved one on the cheek, pop the question or say ‘Happy Anniversary’

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

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