Beate Oera-Roderick

Norway on a budget

It’s a country known for fjords, midnight sun and blue-eyed blondes – and for extortionate prices, but don’t let that put you off. There are ways to see Norway on a budget Read the guide

Seeing in the New Year in style in Vienna

Vienna is the perfect destination for New Year revellers on a budget, with free entertainment into the early hours and plenty of champagne or mulled wine to toast a stranger with Read the guide

Low-cost skiing in Norway

Norway’s national parks form arguably the world’s best and most reliable skiing area, where cross-country skiers can go cabin-hopping in comfort and style Read the guide

Trondheimsfjord is terrific

The Trondheimsfjord is one of Norway’s most beautiful fjords, bathed in a soft, golden light during long summer days and with a young and vibrant city at its centre. Read the guide

Island-hopping in Croatia

The Dalmatian Riviera offers sun, elegant resorts and stunning nature in one of Europe’s most charming island groups. Don your lycra and jump on your bike to experience the best of it Read the guide