The five best traditional Christmas markets in Europe

Visiting one of Europe’s famed and fabled Christmas markets is a must. Here are what we consider the best of them for pure Yuletide charm and old-time authenticity.

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Surveying Scandinavia – Oslo, Stockholm and Copenhagen

On a whistle-stop tour of the main cities of Scandinavia, KIEL EGGING sorts his myths from his must-sees. He discovers some surprising similarities between the main sights of Norway, Denmark and Sweden.

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Taking stock of Stockholm

The Swedish capital, Stockholm, is often described as ‘the Venice of the North’. JENNIFER PERKIN headed to the watery wonderland and found out about IKEA, pickled herrings and icy, Scandinavian blondes.

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Sydney now seventh most expensive city

Sydney is now the seventh most expensive place to live in the world, a new report says. London has slumped to fifteenth.

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Stockholm from above

DREAM ON | If ordinary, ground level city sightseeing has become too passé for you, fear not because Stockholm has another option.

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