From a surfeit of natural wonders to good-humoured locals with a quirky world view.
Eleven eateries, nine bars, several dance floors and some novel activities ...
The best things see and do in Copenhagen.
The trio of countries that make up Scandinavia turn out to have much in common while maintaining a distinctive personality of their own. Craig Osment takes a tour of the three kingdoms.
I'm inside my quinzee (a Finnish igloo). I built it myself. Outside, it's minus 12 degrees C ...
Forthright in manner and bursting with national pride, they're almost frighteningly efficient.
Even when the skies stay dark, there's plenty to inspire wonder in the land of fire and ice.
Doing it tough aboard Viking Star: "I sleep in, mosey through a buffet breakfast and at 10am wander down to the Living Room."