These hardy souls are all about embracing life's challenges, including midwinter's perpetual darkness.
Norway's Lofoten islands and the magnificent fjords were unforgettable.
Spectacular scenery, pretty towns, even a cooking lesson - a cruise of the Norwegian fjords hits all the right notes.
Giving peace a chance in Norway's stylish capital.
Cruise through Norway's fiordic coastline aboard a working Hurtigruten ship.
The icy archipelago of Svalbard is as quirky as it is beautiful.
Rule number one to avoid going broke in Oslo: never take taxis. Ever.
Finland or Norway? Where's the best spot to catch one of nature's best light shows?