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  • 1 Top 10 music festivals in the world
    Celebrities such as Fergie, Emma Roberts, Kate Bosworth and Lea Michele donned daisy chain headbands and partied the night away at music festival Coachella in April. If you too want...

  • 2 2012 - a bumper year for the Northern Lights
    The aurora borealis: named for Aurora, the Roman goddess of the dawn, and Boreas, the Greek god of the north wind, the bringer of winter, even the name of this...

  • 3 Celebrating an icy centenary
    2011 has been a big year for Norway: not only does it mark a hundred years since Roald Amundsen reached the South Pole, but it is also the 150th anniversary...

  • 4 Oslo, capital of peace
    On the day of the award ceremony, all eyes wll be on Oslo Town Hall, the imposing red building where the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize will be presented to this...

  • 5 Europe's spectacular natural heritage
    Dramatic mountains – the vast Durmitor massif in the eponymous national park in northwestern Montenegro, the volcanic mass of Mount Teide, and the dramatic Dolomites in the Italian Alps where...

  • 6 Breathtaking road trips in Norway
    From the south all the way up to North Cape, the northernmost point of Europe, around the fjord region or through the quaint villages with their idyllic coloured wooden houses...

  • 7 The world's best sunsets
    Serengeti, TanzaniaPeople who have had the good fortune to visit the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania say that until you've seen the sun set over the great orange plains you...

  • 8 Take a Polar anniversary cruise
    This year marks the centenary of the first successful expedition to the South Pole, led by the Norwegian Roald Amundsen, aboard the Fram; coincidentally, it's also the 150th anniversary of...

  • 9 Icy encounters with polar bears
    Click on the photo for more amazing Arctic images...

  • 10 The polar bear kingdom of Svalbard
    At the far limits of Europe, set in the Arctic Ocean, midway between Norway and the North Pole, lies the archipelago of Svalbard, a wild and unspoiled wonderland of white...

  • 11 The land of the midnight sun
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