The word resort can be interpreted in many ways; here in the UK it reminds me of hideous faux-independent hotels full of botox’d gym-goers nibbling salad, hen parties enjoying the on-site spa and cheap prosecco, and business men stalking the bar in the hope of some one-on-one extra-curricular fun. Or,Read More →

From Canada to Scandinavia the magical spectacle of the northern lights makes them a must-see. The fantastic, spectral displays of the northern lights are a mythical and spellbinding natural phenomenon found in both the northern and southern hemispheres. In the north they are called aurora borealis, and in the south, auroraRead More →

A circumnavigation of Iceland is the best way to understand its rich and detailed mythological history, says Richard Tarrant It is said that Icelanders do not talk, that they tell each other stories, continuing a grand tradition dating back to the extraordinary sagas of the 13th century and beyond. RecountedRead More →

A fjord cruise in Norway with Hurtigruten might prove to be the fresh change of scenery you need, says Torjus Roberg When it is time for a holiday, most of us tend to book our flights southbound to where the air is warm. Enjoying long days by the pool orRead More →

A cruise around Iceland is the best way to understand its physical beauty and rich, mythological history It is said Icelanders do not talk, that they tell each other stories, continuing a grand tradition dating back to the extraordinary sagas of the 13th century and beyond. Recounted at fireside gatheringsRead More →