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Stetinden Mountain in Oppland, a town in Southern Norway, is breathtaking from the ground. But from its peak, it is downright dizzying. ... Read More

Norway’s Lofoten Islands—a kingdom perched above the Arctic Circle and dominated by snow-capped mountains and foamy waters—are out of this... Read More

For those of you based in Los Angeles, consider this the best Hump Day ever: we’ve found seven amazing flight deals from this West Coast hub to... Read More

Admit it: you've had Norway on the brain every since the release of Frozen. And even if you're not a fan of Anna and Elsa, you should ... Read More

Animals are truly incredible. First, there’s flying dogs—more on that here—and now there’s skiing cats. Jesperpus, a three-year-old mixed breed, loves... Read More

Catching a glimpse of the Northern Lights from the ground, bundled to your liking in winterwear is glorious in its own right. But taking them in from a... Read More

All acrophobiacs aside, you shouldn't go through life without taking in Norway's fjords from the new spectacular platform that's opening up to the... Read More

Scandinavian chain Comfort Hotels has already reversed a plan it announced late last week to ban bacon and sausage from its breakfast menu. The chain’s... Read More

See our slideshow of 10 Amazing Bridges. ... Read More

When mystery writer Harlan Coben thinks family vacation, cruises always pop to mind. Coben has taken his four kids, ages 6 to 14, on cruises to the... Read More

Top New Bridges ... Read More

I WENT TO THE ARCTIC BECAUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN. A few years ago, as I was annotating an edition of Mary Shelley's novel, I traveled to all the places in... Read More

Ever dreamt of sailing the Neva to visit the czars' summer palace?Or cruising the Rhine, stopping for tastings at vineyards all along the way?Somewhere... Read More

In midsummer, night never quite comes to Oslo, which lies on a sheltered estuary seven degrees latitude below the Arctic Circle. The sun sets late,... Read More

Meet Mr. C. Thorne Corse, age 76, a retired San Francisco attorney who, in less than six years, has embarked on 63 cruises aboard the Crystal Symphony... Read More

See our T+L Design Awards 2009 slideshow. ... Read More

Play lord for a day at one of these new European manor-house hotels: On the outskirts of Oslo, the 20-room Herregårdshuset Bed & Breakfast Hotel (Dal,... Read More

For most visitors to the Continent, going off the beaten path means finding a restaurant that's not yet in the guidebooks. But Europe is, in fact, the... Read More

"Take an umbrella" was what most people who knew anything about Norway told me when I mentioned I was going to Bergen. "It's boring" was another... Read More

A growing army of "knit wits" are taking vacations that combine stitching with sightseeing, shopping, and massages. Get your needles ready. NORWAY Join... Read More

Just what is it with Scandinavians?Blessed with an innate neophilia, they embrace the avant-garde with uncanny ease. Provocative forms and ideas are... Read More

VIENNA AUSTRIA $236 At the 16th-century Hotel König von Ungarn (10 Schulerstrasse; 43-1/515-840; www.kvu.at; breakfast ... Read More

Some 12 years ago I began writing about a small town in upstate New York very much like the one I inhabit. There was an undeniable convenience to this.... Read More

Oslo has never been known as one of Europe’s operatic centers, but that may soon change. Den Norske Opera & Ballet—Norway’s biggest producer of opera,... Read More

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