Lying within the Arctic Circle, northern Norway’s Lofoten Archipelago is a hauntingly dramatic landscape full of beautiful harbour scenery, jagged peaks and a vibrant fishing history.
Despite increased tourism and rising temperatures, the Arctic’s stunning landscape of crashing glaciers and elusive wildlife is still largely ruled by ice.
Between June and September, the sun does not set below the horizon and the ice melts just enough to venture into the European Arctic’s remote wilderness.
World War II shipwrecks, ancient ruins, statues and frescoes create an underwater art gallery you need to be a scuba diver to enjoy.
Bodies of water that truly live up to their crystal clear reputation.
A small but growing number of hardcore surfers are seeking out cold water surf destinations, where wind chill and primordial surrounds take the sport to a new level.