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HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH THE NORTHERN LIGHTS

HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH THE NORTHERN LIGHTS

Best time Best places Best settings  There is perhaps nothing more magical than witnessing the beauty of a Northern Lights display, and it has been a lifelong dream of many. Bringing home your very own shot of these magic is the cherry on the cake. However, those...

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HELP, IT’S FULL MOON! WILL IT RUIN MY AURORA EXPERIENCE?

HELP, IT’S FULL MOON! WILL IT RUIN MY AURORA EXPERIENCE?

  Help! It’s full moon! Will it ruin my aurora experience?  Imagine this: You just made it in the subarctic region, right under the auroral oval. It seems like you’re incredibly lucky: You hit the right time of the year (it’s dark enough!), the solar activity is...

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NORTHERN LIGHTS AT ÞINGVELLIR – OCT. 1ST

NORTHERN LIGHTS AT ÞINGVELLIR – OCT. 1ST

  Chasing the northern lights often resembles playing a card game. Knowledge and experience clearly enhance your chances a great deal, but in the end, it’s all about a little bit of luck. And then there are these nights: Perfect forecast, right timing, clear skies –...

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5 REASONS WHY WE LOVE AUTUMN AURORAS

5 REASONS WHY WE LOVE AUTUMN AURORAS

The northern lights are visible between September and April. Experiencing the phenomenon is always a treat, but Auroras happening during our short lived Autumn are among our absolute favourite, especially to photograph. See why here.

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GELDINGADALUR ERUPTS!

GELDINGADALUR ERUPTS!

We have been expecting it, and it finally happened: a new eruption has started in Iceland – and it might go on for some time.
Just kilometres away from Reykjavík, Geldingadalur is ejecting ancient magma from a freshly created fissure, and might soon turn into a new volcano. Find more here.

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MONTH-BY-MONTH GUIDE TO THE ICELANDIC WINTER SEASON

MONTH-BY-MONTH GUIDE TO THE ICELANDIC WINTER SEASON

Northern lights and winter season go hand-in-hand. Longer hours of darkness, accompanied by good weather, solar activity, and a bit of luck, often translate into amazing Aurora Borealis displays – a truly unmissable show!

The northern lights are potentially visible all winter long, but statistically not two months are the same. To help you choose the best time for your Aurora Borealis getaway, here is our month-to-month guide to winter in Iceland.

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THE 10 BEST NORTHERN LIGHTS ACCOMMODATIONS IN ICELAND IN 2021

THE 10 BEST NORTHERN LIGHTS ACCOMMODATIONS IN ICELAND IN 2021

Seeing the northern lights dance in the Icelandic sky is every traveler’s dream. Although the phenomenon can be seen anywhere around the country, light pollution sometimes spoils the view.
By opting for a full-comfort countryside northern lights stay, you will maximise your chances of success – literally at your doorstep.

Here are our 10 favourite country accommodations for seeing the northern lights in 2021.

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