Norway

Remote celebration: Northern arts event explores 'Arctic state of mind'

Remote celebration: Northern arts event explores 'Arctic state of mind'

Norway's SALT fest is also on mission to highlight the fragility of sparsely populated landscapes
Floating snowflake could be the world’s coolest hotel

Floating snowflake could be the world’s coolest hotel

The 86-room Krystall, scheduled to open off the coast of Norway in 2016, heralds new wave of "climate change architecture"
Amazing video: Extreme surfers in the Arctic

Amazing video: Extreme surfers in the Arctic

In what is undoubtedly the world's "coolest" surf video, photographer Chris Burkhard endures freezing temperatures, blizzards and injury to capture Arctic waves and their riders
The world's most incredible bike routes

The world's most incredible bike routes

Amazing two-wheel treks from the snow-capped Himalayas to the scorching forests of the Aussie bush
Video: A year of shimmering Northern Lights in Norway

Video: A year of shimmering Northern Lights in Norway

A Norwegian photographer spent 2013 documenting Auroras and whittled his footage down to five minutes. Here's the result
Safari in Europe: Bear, bison, big game

Safari in Europe: Bear, bison, big game

The "wilds" of Europe? Surprisingly, yes. Don't forget to bring your bear rifle
9 top cities for 'detective travel'

9 top cities for 'detective travel'

Murder. Smuggling. Extortion. Here's all the grit your guidebook won't mention, but your favorite mystery writer will
Natural oddities around the world

Natural oddities around the world

Blood-red waterfalls, septarian concretions and more mysterious phenomenon we want to gawk at in person
Giant mirrors made this Norwegian town go off

Giant mirrors made this Norwegian town go off

Beams of light have never been as celebrated as they were in Rjukan this week -- the town saw its first ever winter sun
Want a free trip to Norway? Just scream

Want a free trip to Norway? Just scream

In honor of Edvard Munch's 150th birthday, Visit Norway is asking travelers to slap on their best look of agony and let it rip for the cameras
Would you stay in a hotel called 'The Thief'?

Would you stay in a hotel called 'The Thief'?

A Norwegian hotel pays homage to its island's criminal past -- and also helps ex-cons reenter society
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