The Cold Comforts of the Kirkenes Ice Hotel, Norway

By Melissa Klurman

Hotels sculpted out of ice and snow have a become a rite of passage for adventure travelers. But is a night on the ice all it's cracked up to be?

Snowbound in Ogden, Utah

By Jennifer Reilly

When I was given the chance this January to visit the town of Ogden in Weber County, Utah, I immediately took out my mittens. My last winter was spent indoors nursing a broken ankle and, this year, my hometown of New York City has seen nary a snowflake--here, then, was an overdue opportunity to experience some good snow.