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Where modern Vikings play

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Most visitors to Norway’s fjords head northwest from Oslo, but a sailing adventure farther south yielded stunning hikes, dizzying views and an incredible leap of faith.


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What should I drink in your country?

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Every culture has at least one unique libation that visitors must try.
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What will you find inside the depths of a volcano?

Iceland is home to the world’s most unique volcanic peak – one that has lain dormant for 4,000 years. Would you explore its 120m-deep cavern?
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In Ireland, hiking for ancient relics hidden by fog

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Few others have been devoted enough to traverse the grey, barren Maumturk mountains.
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Our favourite images of the week

A montage of the most breathtaking travel images from around the world, including the Trans-Amazonian Highway and the Skyline Trail in Canada’s Jasper National Park.


Google Street View maps South Georgia for the first time

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100 years after Sir Ernest Shackleton stepped foot on South Georgia, an island that had never been mapped, Google adds the subantarctic isle to its arsenal of Street View imagery.
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