The amazing Hotel Kakslauttanen, high in the Arctic Circle in Finnish Lapland, offers a range of accommodation and recreation options. These experiences are once-in-a-lifetime treats, and a memorable stay is guaranteed whether the visitor chooses to stay in a log cabin, enjoy a night in a unique glass igloo, or to spend the night in […]
Why Visit Scandinavia? Scandinavia as a tourist destination, unless one lives in the region, flies under the radar somewhat and is often overlooked for more well-known and well-trodden travel locales such as the Mediterranean, the European Alps, Thailand, or the South Pacific. What many people don’t realise or consider is that a vacation in Scandinavia […]
Our Ten Favourite Northern Lights Photos There’s nothing quite like scrolling through beautiful photos of faraway lands to escape from that sinking Monday-morning feeling. Whether you’re an eager adventurer or a day dreamer, it’s almost impossible not to get completely captivated by the plethora of travel images on the web: from popular UNESCO World Heritage […]
Calling all travel enthusiasts with a passion for photography. Have you ever taken or seen a fantastic photo of the Northern Lights? Because we’re searching for the number one image – that perfect moment captured – the one that beats all the rest. “Ridiculous!” you may say, “There isn’t one photo of the aurora borealis that’s beats […]
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What are the Northern Lights? The northern lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, are a natural light display occurring 100km above the planet. The lights are created by the expulsion of electrically charged particles by the sun during large solar explosions. These particles are driven towards the North Pole by the Earth’s magnetic field, where […]