Articles Tagged ‘arctic circle’

Backcountry Wednesday: The Midnight Sun

Backcountry Wednesday: The Midnight Sun June 8, 2011 | General | Read More
The Midnight Sun is a natural phenomenon that occurs in the summer months, in locations north of the Arctic Circle and South of the Antarctic Circle. During this special time, the sun never sets on the horizon, and is visible at midnight local time. Although we’re pretty sure this wreaks havoc...

Neon Skies and Flaming Chunks: Northern Lights, Meteor Showers and Star Gazing around the World

Neon Skies and Flaming Chunks: Northern Lights, Meteor Showers and Star Gazing around the World October 26, 2010 | Featured, Offbeat | Read More
When we travel, we spend a lot of time staring. At maps. At things in museums (things that are “educational” and “cultural” and “old”). At natural phenomena like rocks and trees and bugs (different from the rocks and trees and bugs you normally see). At the signage...

Swedish Hotel Attracts Eco-Travelers, Evokes Nostalgia

Swedish Hotel Attracts Eco-Travelers, Evokes Nostalgia August 12, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
If you’ve ever wanted to relive your childhood and sleep in a tree house, then Sweden’s new Treehotel may help bring back some of that nostalgia. The Daily Mail recently featured the debut of a new hotel located in Harads, Sweden, approximately 40 miles south of the Arctic Circle, where deep...