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36 Hours in... Tromsø

It is not just the most spectacular Northern Lights in a decade that make Norway’s northerly city a must for a winter break, says John O’Ceallaigh

The Borgund Stave Church, Norway. Built sometime between 1180 and 1250 CE [960 x 1280] (upload.wikimedia.org)

The midnight phoenix rises: Biggest solar storms for seven years create spectacular northern lights

A spectacular 'coronal mass ejection' following a solar flare has caused magnetic storms to create spectacular northern lights (Jan 2012)

Exploring Norway’s South Coast

Flekkefjord to Stavanger, along a spectacular coastal road. Exploring southern Norway

10 best places to go in the world next

For its lake lands and opportunities to view the Northern Lights, Finland is one of our best places to go to next. pic: Chris, Flickr