Some 1.3 billion people lack regular access to electricity. With its reliable independent grid powered by wind, water and solar, a remote Scottish island could hold the key to a solution.
You can now visit the region's northernmost reaches all year round.
A rich combination of artworks, set in a labyrinth relating art, duodji, books and archival materials, tells the long and anguished story of Norway’s treatment of indigenous Sámi communities.
A pilgrimage to visit Louise Bourgeois and Peter Zumthor’s Norwegian memorial made for victims of the witchcraft trials hits home.
Concerned islanders are rethinking old traditions to ensure the survival of this very special breed.
Though Ireland is often associated with stout and whiskey, another beverage may speak better to the locality: gin. It’s the fastest-growing spirits category among Irish consumers, thanks to increased domestic production. From Lough Erne in the north to Kinsale on the southern coast, there are now 22 gin distilleries spread across the Emerald Isle, most of which use native botanicals to showcase its terroir. Here are three to try.
Noteworthy architectural works are spread throughout the remote region dotted with soaring mountains and deep fjords
As imitations of Fair Isle patterns show up on catwalks around the world, the island's master knitters are taking different approaches to keeping the tradition alive.