Best spots to see Auroras in Rovaniemi
Nov04

Best spots to see Auroras in Rovaniemi

Hey guys! It’s the Aurora Hunter again! I’m often asked about the best places to see Northern Lights in Rovaniemi. I have taken Aurora pictures in all parts of town including the city centre and remote areas. Did you know that Rovaniemi is Europe’s largest city? In terms of surface area, not the population, of course! It means that there is lots of space to see those wonderful Auroras. The main idea is to get far away from the city...

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Equinox Auroras In Levi and Rovaniemi
Sep29

Equinox Auroras In Levi and Rovaniemi

Auroras have fascinated mankind since its early days. What did our ancestors think when they looked at the sky and saw the magical play of Northern Lights? Were they scared or did they just watch the show with amazement? I think the latter! Nowadays, of course, we know a lot about this phenomenon, however, not everything. Statistically, there are more Auroras around the Autumn and Springs equinoxes than during the other months....

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Win a free Aurora Borealis Cruise in Rovaniemi
Sep11

Win a free Aurora Borealis Cruise in Rovaniemi

Are you travelling to Rovaniemi between 15th and 30th of October? Then you have the chance to win a free an Aurora Borealis Cruise. The Autumn season is particularly good for taking Auroras because statistically there are more Northern Lights happening towards the Equinoxes (science does not explain why) and we are not far away from the Autumn Equinox. Now, when the rivers are not yet frozen, the water sights make for some wonderful...

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Autumn Aurora Borealis in Rovaniemi
Sep08

Autumn Aurora Borealis in Rovaniemi

Let the Aurora chase begin! It is this time of the year again. I pack my gear, cameras, tripods and head outside. The Autumn is almost here and the nights are finally dark enough so we can again see the light of Aurora Borealis. My name is Alexander Kuznetsov and I am an Aurora Chaser. I have been living here in Rovaniemi, Lapland for almost 20 years. I do all kinds of landscape photography and videography, but out of all subjects it...

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Snowmobile Safari In The Arctic Night
Feb17

Snowmobile Safari In The Arctic Night

About the authors of this post: Dalene and Pete are two Canadians who were recently named National Geographic Travelers of the Year. In 2009, the couple traded in their corporate lives for a life of travel and have been on the road non-stop since. You can read about all their adventures at www.hecktictravels.com. Because both Pete and I grew up in northern Canada, many people don’t believe when we’ve said that neither of us have been...

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A snowmobile experience in Rovaniemi
Jan22

A snowmobile experience in Rovaniemi

This is a guest post written by Laurence Norah about his experience in Rovaniemi during a snowmobile trip to a handicraft workshop. The trip was part of the Nordic Bogger’s Experience Finland.  Thank you Norah… and hope to see you back here soon! Check the Bio of the Author at the end of this post. I recently had the thrill of visiting the Winter wonderland that is Rovaniemi, up in northern Finland on the edge of the...

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