Norway is a winter wonderland with so many different reasons to visit.
But, the Northern Lights (also known as Aurora Borealis) has to be the main attraction.
veronicamatheson.com can now tick this dazzling display of dancing lights off the bucket list after sighting this rare natural phenomenon some 350km north of the Arctic Circle near Tromso in Norway.
The sighting came late at night while at sea on Viking Star on a winter cruise aptly named “In Search of the Northern Lights”
To find out more Veronica chatted to Terence Murtagh, resident astronomer on the Viking Star cruise, who spends much of his time chasing Northern Lights around the world.