Many people think that in Europe, it is only possible to see Aurora, aka the northern lights, deep in winter, and north of the Arctic Circle. However, under the right conditions, this is not necessarily true. I show you here that yes, you can see Aurora in south Finland for example.
Where is the best place to see Northern Lights is a question that is frequently asked to me. I have done extensive research before travelling myself to see the Aurora, and have concluded that Inari is the best place for this. There are scientific, cultural and touristic reasons for this. Check them out here.
The Hornøya island bird cliff in Norway is the residence to nearly 100,000 birds that come there to breed and raise their chicks every year between March and August. It is a small island located in the Finnmark county in Norway, just off the Varanger Peninsula.
Hamningberg is an abandonned fishing village in the municipality of Båtsfjord in the very north of Norway. There is no darkness in July there at 70°N, with the midnight sun high in the sky throughout the night. This is just a perfect time to explore the road to Hamningberg. Let's…
Many people wonder how I plan and what I do when I go Aurora chasing in Finnish Lapland. Last winter in January I had an amazing night chasing the northern lights north of Inari, with some great displays. Here is the story of a somehow typical evening for me in Finnish Lapland.