Destination of the Week:
Fly Icelandair to four Northern European gems.
Scandinavia boasts more than 18 hours of sunshine in the summer and an endless supply of colorful attractions through early autumn, right down to the rainbow-hued buildings that frame its seaport cities. With flights that save up to $260 on competing carriers, Icelandair services Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.Learn More
Bike Copenhagen with the world's happiest people.
The first-ever United Nations "World Happiness Report" recently crowned Denmark home to the happiest people on the planet. Maybe it’s part of the “cycle” -- nine in 10 adults own a bike, according to the Cycling Embassy of Denmark. Or it could be thanks to the good food; the capital city of Copenhagen boasts 13 Michelin-starred restaurants.Learn More
Spend time in Helsinki before visiting Santa Claus.
Helsinki, Finland's capital on the Baltic Sea, welcomes visitors with the charms of a small town accented by Russian-influenced architecture. In fact, Hollywood chose to film parts of "Dr. Zhivago" and "Gorky Park" here during the Cold War. Head north from this seaport city to Lapland, where Santa Claus' home is a popular stop for families year-round.Learn More
Explore Oslo before cruising awe-inspiring fjords.
National Geographic Magazine has called the fjords of Western Norway "the best unspoiled travel destination in the world." Slice through this majestic setting of towering mountains and deep ravines with a day cruise or train adventure after sampling the cosmopolitan and cultural charms of Norway's capital, Oslo.Learn More
Find "Dragon Tattoo" mystique in Stockholm.
Stieg Larsson's thriller "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" has amplified world fascination with Sweden, a country that also bestowed the world with ABBA and IKEA. Go beyond these popular hooks: A breathtaking archipelago, best experienced by boat, awaits travelers to this city of 14 islands strung together by bridges.Learn More