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Travelling on the Hurtigruten - A Voyage to Remember

Published on 19th July 2016 by Shing Yoong

Travelling along the coastline of Norway is often hailed the world’s most beautiful voyage.  It’s easy to see why, not many countries have a coastline as dramatic as Norway’s west coast. It’s a maze of channels, inlets, islets and headlands, providing shelter for the ship and endless visual stimulus for deckbound pas...

Nusfjord: The Historical Gem of the Lofoten Islands

Published on 17th May 2016 by Shing Yoong

My word. How can I possibly talk about the beauty of Nusfjord without failing miserably? Being here is like a gift from Mother Nature. It has a special quality that goes beyond its jagged peaks and expansive fjord view, it somehow takes you to that happy place within yourself, where you forget everything except for being utterly present. The fe...

The World’s First Ice Concert

Published on 21st April 2016 by Shing Yoong

Something different and something very special happens during the winter in Swedish Lapland. Every Friday and Saturday night for the last three years the Arctic town of Lulea welcomes visitors to be part of the world’s largest ice concert. For many, the uniqueness of this concert has put Lulea on the map for international visitors who want...