The main things you have to remember about Norway are the three Fs, our tour guide told us. And while the mention of fire was for historical reasons, the stunning Norwegian fjords and array of fish on offer in the country is second to none.
Imagine being able to travel around a variety of Scottish film locations - without even having to jump in your car.
A north-east MSP says new figures which detail the number of Police Scotland officers and staff who have asked to leave their jobs are "very alarming".
No-one has been injured after two cars were involved in a crash on the A96, three miles out of Fochabers. Emergency services were called to the accident at 1.20pm.
Police are investigating after pro-Union signs were vandalised on Royal Deeside.
A north-east teenager has become the youngest Scot to climb Europe's highest mountain.
A north-east care worker who was accused of trapping a youngster's arm in a door has been struck off.
Police are urging householders in Aberdeenshire to be wary of cold-callers offering to do work.
Aberdonians celebrating the end of trades' fortnight have been warned by police not to let their partying get out of hand.
A group of travellers that pitched up at an Aberdeen site are due to be moved on today.
One of the world's strongest men is confident that he will enter the record books as he attempts to replicate a historic feat.
The clock will be turned back in Aberdeen for a focus on history next month.
Firefighters tackled a blaze at an Aberdeen sandwich shop this morning.
Firefighters have been in attendance at a blaze at a sandwich shop on Fountainhall Road. No-one has been injured. Police are currently assisting directing traffic.
Two Aberdeen-based charities will receive a funding boost next year thanks to the generosity of a haulage firm.
An American string quartet yesterday took time out of their busy touring schedule to bring their music to youngsters in Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital (RACH).
Scientists have made a breakthrough in finding out the cause of a rare childhood cancer which could lead to more effective treatments.
Red squirrels are starting to make a much anticipated comeback in parts of Aberdeen after decades of absence.
Fundraising efforts during the Scottish Open have resulted in more than £70,000 being raised to help sick children across the north-east.
An Aberdeen artist has revealed her most personal and secretive artwork - at her own wedding.
A fourth wild dolphin sculpture which is part of a charity art trail has been vandalised in Aberdeen.
Runners are being encouraged to don their trainers and take part in a 5k race at Hazlehead Park in Aberdeen - and raise money in the process.
Fire crews have left the scene of a small fire at Inverurie Academy. It is not believed to be suspicious.
A helicopter company has made a donation of nearly £3,000 to help sick children across the north-east.
Scots are dour kilt-wearing folk - that is if we are to believe the stereotypes.
A local company has donated more than £1,800 to an Aberdeen homelessness charity.
Three north-east women have had their locks cut off - and raised £2,000 for local cancer charities in the process.
Their first wedding was a secret from even their family.
Firefighters are currently battling a car fire in the Union Square car park.
The first in a series of public meetings about the Third Don Crossing is being held tonight.
Police are investigating after the body of a man was recovered from Aberdeen Harbour.
A moving slice of north-east life took centre stage before a global audience of a billion people at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony tonight.