A trip to Saint Petersburg will allow those to briefly experience Russia. Tourists can take a look at the many churches and palaces that are present in the city. The Hermitage Museum is a superb visit for all art-lovers with world-famous rare pieces of artwork.
A trip to Amsterdam in Holland is another firm favourite with its cosmopolitan way of light, interesting red light district and café culture along the canals will make this visit enjoyable. The Dutch flower market where flowers are sold and sent all over the world, will be astounding to most with more colourful flowers than you can ever imagine.
A few cities that you may visit include snowy Oslo that showcases the best of Norwegian living and the love of the great outdoors. This is the perfect place from which to explore the stunning fjords. Copenhagen the capital of Denmark is known for its links to the sea, there is the chance to enjoy a drink along the Nyhavn Canal or experience the Viking museum.
Stockholm the capital of Sweden is very traditional with a history of thousands of years, some parts of the medieval quarter buildings still being visible today. A visit to the Storkyran cathedral is also a good choice with its fascinating dark past.
Norwegian cuisine in its traditional form is based largely on the raw materials readily available in Norway and its mountains, wilderness and coast. It differs in many respects from its continental counterparts with a stronger focus on game and fish.
Visiting this region is best from springtime, the flowers and plants are beginning to bloom and the valleys and hills become simply breath taking