Northern Europe

Hamnøy on a polar night

Why Norway is not just a one-season wonder

Each of the four seasons in Norway has its own personality, and there are few places in the world where the variation in climate is more striking. If you are really lucky, you can experience all four seasons on the same day.

Polar bear in Svalbard © Nina Bailey

3 Nordic destinations that will ignite your senses

Ignite your senses with the sound, scent and sight of these Nordic destinations. Plus, take advantage of savings of up to $1,000 per cabin on select sailings.

Uummannaq, Greenland

Greenland: Everything you need to know before you go

Often overshadowed by other nearby destinations, Greenland is an amazing country to visit. But when should you go, what is the best way to get around and what activities are on offer?

Svinøya, Norway

The colours of Norway: checking in to historic rorbuer

There’s perhaps no other country on the planet that excites your imagination quite like Norway.

The dazzling Northern Lights over Norway

Final Frontiers: The best way to take in the Northern Lights

Take in this dramatic display with a good measure of culture and cuisine on an intimate Hurtigruten ship, cruising to far-flung communities and frontiers.

Hurtigruten cruising through the Midnight Sun

The magic of experiencing the Midnight Sun in Norway

When it comes to adventure, wildlife and nature, Norway has few peers. And while the winter months offer a chance of witnessing the otherworldly Northern Lights, the summer months are just as beguiling.

Experience the Northern Lights, guaranteed

With the Northern Hemisphere winter around the corner and travel in Europe back on the cards, now is the time to tick off that big bucket list headliner: witnessing the magical Northern Lights with your own eyes.

The world’s most luxurious cruise line unveils new ‘Elevate Your Experience’ offer for 2021

Regent Seven Seas, world’s most luxurious cruise line, offers a FREE two-category upgrade. Enjoy the elevated levels of luxury for the same price and much more.

Koks Restaurant tasting hut

Tried & Tested: Koks Restaurant, Faroe Islands

This unlikely two-starred Michelin restaurant on the edge of the North Atlantic ocean is a dining experience like no other.

Full Circle: a photographic journey of Arctic Norway

Full Circle: a photographic journey in Arctic Norway

Beyond the natural spectacle of the Northern Lights in the Arctic Circle, is a region rich in diverse experiences.

Riding Flanders: History lesson through the heart of Belgium cycling

Riding Flanders: the history in the heart of Belgian cycling

For many Belgians bike riding is in their blood, yet cycling the Tour of Flanders route comes with a whole other history lesson one wouldn’t expect.

Greenland's Viking trail

Greenland’s Viking trail

Photojournalist Dan Avila explores Greenland’s Viking trail through harsh and unforgiving landscapes where life is governed by rules imposed by seasons.