Sweden

13
Aug
2014
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Stockholm: Top 6 Things to Do

It was a cold winter day, with temperature of about 0 degrees Celsius. And we found it comfortable, and my I dare to say – ‘warm’. We had landed in Stockholm after spending five days in the Arctic – exploring the Ice Hotel and witnessing the mystical Northern Lights. The temperature in the Arctic was at least -20 degrees Celsius. Obviously, Stockholm seemed to have good weather! In the true sense, Stockholm is fairly cold...
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17
Jul
2014
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Jukkasjarvi: Ice Hotel

It is surprising that little is known of a town as pretty as Jukkasjarvi. However, I am sure that plenty of people have heard of the Ice Hotel. Well, Jukkasjarvi is the town that hosts the wonderful Ice Hotel in Sweden. The town is home to over about a 1,100 people and 1,000 dogs. Any place with so many canines has to be high up on my list! The Ice Hotel is painstakingly constructed every...
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4
Jun
2014
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Sweden: Abisko: Packing right for a trip to the Arctic

Plan to see the Northern Lights and visit the Arctic in winters? Ensure that you do not turn into ice candy – pack wisely for the trip. Seeing the Northern Lights dance was on Ankur’s bucketlist. We had figured out that the driest place in Northern Europe is Abisko. It is said that if you stay there for 4 nights (during winter), there is a 60% chance that you will see the aurora borealis. But...
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2
May
2014
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Sweden: Dancing Fairies – The Northern Lights at Abisko National Park

They glisten like the flowing ribbons from a fairy’s hair do… They dance like a skilled ballerina… They mesmerise you and cast a spell… so strong that you cannot lift your gaze… …so long as them show is going on! Such are the Northern Lights!   Ankur had been wanting to see the Northern Lights for the past few years. The plan never materialized as getting to the arctic from the tropics costs a fortune....
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