The tiny, remote Finnish town of Nellim, a true Northern Lights hotspot, is now home to Aurora Bubbles – available exclusively from September 2013 via The Aurora Zone.
This September, The Aurora Zone will be running ‘Autumn Aurora Photography’, a four-night tour of Jeris, in Lapland, where visitors learn how to capture the perfect Northern Lights photo.
We all love to take holiday snaps as souvenirs of our time away, but Guild Travel takes our love of picture perfect moments to a whole new level with its brand new Baltic Photography Tour.
Golf has come a long way since it began life as gowf in Scotland in the Fifteenth Century. Today it is played on courses all over the world but there are very few places as beautiful to tee off as in Finland.
It’s been well-documented that the ‘Solar Maximum’ – the summit of the sun’s 11-year cycle of activity, which translates into the best and most frequent Northern Lights – is about to occur. And now the absolute peak of this cycle has been identified: NASA says it will be autumn 2013.
Nothing has so energised our passion for two wheels as much as the triumph of cycling stars Sir Chris Hoy and Bradley Wiggins, who astounded us all in the Olympics and Tour de France.
Finland, renowned as a land full of interesting peculiarities, is staging an array of festivals and events across 2013 that really reflect the country’s distinctive cultural spirit.
In recent years, a score of young chefs armed with pride in Nordic cuisine and a passion for local ingredients have set up their own restaurants in the Finnish capital Helsinki.
It’s old news that the Northern Lights are at their very best this winter. Everyone’s cottoned on to it, meaning that both availability and reasonable prices can be hard to come by.
Tour skating is a great way to spend sunny winter days outdoors. Finland’s Lakeland and the Baltic Sea around Aland are ideal for speeding through breath-taking national landscapes on a pair of skates.
As the name suggests, Winter Weddings does just that – it arranges weddings in Lapland (primarily Finland) and also in Sweden and Iceland “during winter”.
2013 is supposedly going to bring the peak of the current Solar Maximum, the part of the sun’s cycle when its energy is at its highest. ‘Supposedly’ because solar physicists are getting their telescopes in a right twist on this subject, and not everyone agrees.
Eager to see the Northern Lights, but not too keen on knee-deep snow and sub-zero conditions? Or perhaps saw the Borealis last year and seek to experience the Lights in a new way this season?
One of the most underrated seasons in Finland is Ruska; autumn time where the colours are vibrant and show off Finland’s dramatic scenery.
It is predicted that 2013 will be one of the best years for a long time to witness the magical Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) high above the Arctic Circle.
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