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Tromso, the Great Arctic capital

Published on 16th April 2012 by Shing Yoong in Norway , The Northern Lights

    Snowmobling, dog sledding, breathtaking scenery and meals in a Sami Lavvu made Terry's and Jo's recent 'familiarisation trip' to the fabulous Arctic capital, Tromsø very memorable! They stayed at the very well appointed Clarion Collection Hotel With in the harbour area and during their stay enjoyed snowmobiling with Lyngsf...

Watch Jenny Frost's visit to Tromsø, in search of the Northern Lights, 7pm Channel 5 tonight.

Published on 22nd March 2012 by Shing Yoong in Norway , The Northern Lights

  Singer turned Presenter, Jenny Frost visits the city of Tromsø and enjoys stunning views from the top of Mount Storsteinen as she travels to the northernmost part of Norway in search of the Northern Lights. She also has a go at skidooing, meets some friendly reindeer and spends the night at the Alta Igloo Hotel. This is not to be mi...

Where is the best place to see Northern Lights?

Published on 13th February 2012 by Shing Yoong

  The Northern Lights have been on the tip of everyone's tongue, especially since Joanna Lumley and the BBC recently sighted it in a one-off documentary. Just like Lumley, the viewers were enthralled and inspired in equal measure as the camera crew captured the enigmatic sequence of colour forms. There is no one definite place, but we cert...

Suzel's Fam trip to Lofoten and Vesterålen

Published on 3rd February 2012 by Shing Yoong

It's a hard life, but someone's gotta do it. Suzel says Fam trips are for work, but her latest visit to northern Norway begs to differ... Vesterålen invited Suzel to an array of activities in extraordinary natural surroundings. At no other point along the Norwegian coastline does the Gulf Stream come closer to the land than in Vesterå...