Why the solar minimum shouldn’t stop you from seeing the northern lights

You may have heard that we are currently experiencing something called a solar minimum. Some sources claim that seeing the aurora borealis is near impossible during a solar minimum and that it isn’t a good time to book a holiday to see the Northern Lights. Fear not – we can proof that you can still see spectacular Northern Lights displays even though we are in the solar minimum & that it shouldn’t stop you from making your dream of seeing the Northern Lights a reality.

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Why you don’t need glass igloos to see the northern lights

Glass igloos seem to be the new viral sensation and popular way to see the Northern Lights. The downside of the igloos is that they can be a little pricy and limiting in terms of location if you don’t have a rental car available BUT that’s not what this post…

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Ruska in Utsjoki

Utsjoki is one of the first places in Finland to welcome the ruska season. This beautiful phenomenon starts in the north and gradually moves south. Finland is such a long country that it takes time for autumn to arrive in the southern parts of Finland.

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Birding trip to Varanger Fjord – Norway

Every day now we can hear birds singing and the sun is already warming our cheeks. One sunny Wednesday morning in the middle of March we packed our company´s van with lots of camera gear and joyful spirit. It was time to hit the road towards Norway and its blue skies and open fjord waters. We were on an important mission, to find birds! And not just any birds, something rare too was on the list. We had a lovely couple staying as our guests and they were enthusiastic bird watchers so a birding trip was a perfect way to spend a day outdoors.

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Aurora Holidays welcomes Girls Love Travel round two: #GLTFINLAND winter tour highlights

It’s a wrap! This month we welcomed and waved goodbye to our last #GLTFinland guests of the winter season and what a fun time it has been. During January and February we hosted three Girls LOVE Travel groups here in Utsjoki to share with them everything winter in Lapland has…

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