break that doesn’t involve being coerced onto the slopes? These
European cities are at their best when robed in white.
Qaanaaq is tiny, but as one of the most northerly towns in the
world is well worth a visit if you’re looking for something a bit
different. Colourful houses are set against the white snow and
glassy waters, while this is also home to some of the last Arctic
hunters in the world.
A fairy-tale town dwarfed by the forested slopes of the Julian
Bled becomes refreshingly empty in winter. But the iconic
castle is in its element, and the only place to be is admiring it
lakeside over some mulled wine.
is an ethereal dream when temperatures drop and the snow starts to
fall. Car-free and full of footpaths, exploring will bring back
childhood memories of playing in the streets when school was closed
for snow days.