It was the biggest, grandest, best armed ship Sweden had ever built. Turns out it was too big.
Tucked between fluffy green forests and blue fjords Oslo has a relaxed waterfront lifestyle.
A visit to Troldhaugen shows that Edvard Grieg's music was a reflection of the environment in which he lived.
Magnificent glaciers, stunning waterfalls: this trip has dramatic landscapes covered.
Helsinki is on Europe's periphery but, if you're interested in fashion and homewares, put its Design District front and centre on your shopping list.
Track down the best design buys around.
IKEA has nothing on this place. If you want to talk impressive Swedish design, look no further than the amazing Treehotel.
Scattered across 14 islands, Stockholm is a city with a magical setting. Here's how to spend a perfect day there.