The UK hosts a variety of enchanting scenic regions such as the mountainous Snowdonia National Park, the Lake District, as well as the broad and striking Scottish Highlands.
Well-known for its diverse range of landscapes, Norway has a massive coastline, deep fjords and epic mountain regions. Tpp spots include the famous Geiranger fjord the bustling coastal city of Bergen.
Italy is draped in pure, awe-striking natural scenery, including Como, Lake Garda and the Dolomites, all of which make for amazing day, weekend or week-long trips.
Spain and the Balearic Islands dish up unrivalled Mediterranean year-round climate, stunning mountain scenery and beautiful sun-kissed beaches.
Canada boasts possibly the most impressive mountain scenery in the world, including the ever-popular Lake Louise and Moraine Lake in the gorgeous Banff National Park.
Switzerland is often awarded the title as the skiing and walking capital of Europe, and is home to awesome mountain scenery and pristine alpine lakes.
Norway offers up some of the most diverse landscapes in Europe. Deep and remarkable fjords not only make up a huge part of the geography but also Norway's tourism. Familiar sights like the Jotunheimen National Park, the most famous of fjords Geiranger and the bustling coastal city of Bergen make for incredible scenic escapes.
Whether you're scratching off places from your bucket list or looking for somewhere to escape to this year, do yourself a favour and tear up that brochure on cliché beach bum escapes and shopaholic holidays in Europe's finest retail cities. I'm here to tell you that Norway is where you really want to be, you just might not know it yet.
Norway. It has locked up its status as the fjord king of our world and chucked the key away (probably into one of those fjords). As majestic as they are grand, there is so much more to the Nordic land. Enter: Trollstigen.
Let’s play a quick game of word association. I’ll say a word and you say the first associated word that pops into your head. Ready? Okay - Norway. What was your answer? If it wasn’t ‘fjord’, then I’d book an appointment with your GP. For the sake of this post, I’d have accepted ‘jaw-dropping scenery’. Although that’s three words.