Up Helly Aa festival in Shetland – in pictures

The annual Up Helly Aa festival celebrates the influence of the Scandinavian Vikings in Shetland and culminates with the setting on fire of their galley in the evening

Scandinavian Special – Norway, shopping, and Copenhagen

Oslo on a budget: http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/jul/19/oslo-norway-on-a-budget Bergen for the weekend – see the landscape that inspired the film Frozen http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/jul/19/bergen-weekend-norway-mountains-frozen Shopping, Scandinavian style – in pictures http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2014/jul/19/shopping-scandinavia-style-sweden-denmark-norway-in-pictures A day in Vesterbro, Copenhagen http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/jul/19/copenhagen-city-guide-day-in-vesterbro