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20 New Northern Lights Trips for 2020

Written by Joanna Robertson
Monday, 30 December 2019

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Here at The Aurora Zone we think a new decade deserves to be welcomed in with style. That’s why throughout 2019 we worked hard to carefully craft brand new Northern Lights holidays and add new elements to some of our favourite trips. These exciting additions are here to help you tick not just the Aurora from your bucket list, but also some unbelievable Arctic experiences.

So, here are 20 new Northern Lights trips for you to choose from in 2020:


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We’re giving away a holiday PLUS a £500 voucher with Anthropologie!

Written by Joanna Robertson
Tuesday, 17 December 2019

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We’ve got some exciting news! We’ve teamed up with the fantastic Anthropologie to offer you the chance to win the ultimate Christmas gift; a Northern Lights holiday to Inari, Finnish Lapland with us, the original Northern Lights holiday experts – plus a £500 voucher to spend at Anthropologie!


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ICEHOTEL® 2019 is open for winter!

Written by Joanna Robertson
Monday, 16 December 2019

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"A Night at the Theatre", art suite designed by Jonathan Green and Marnie Green 

When the first plans for ICEHOTEL® 2019 were revealed in September, we couldn’t wait to see the finished Art Suites. We are pleased to say that thankfully the wait is officially over!


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#AuroraZoneMoments - November's winner revealed!

Written by Joanna Robertson
Wednesday, 11 December 2019

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Although November was a cold and wet month for most of us in the UK, we are pleased to say that it was another great month for our #AuroraZoneMoments competition!


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Four short Lapland breaks to get you in the festive mood

Written by Joanna Robertson
Tuesday, 19 November 2019

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With the darker nights and crisper temperatures rolling in, we can feel that Christmas is on its way. You may have begun present shopping already or even started hanging the decorations up, but here at The Aurora Zone, we think the best way to get in the festive mood is to travel to a snowy wonderland where Arctic activities and Northern Lights experiences await.


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Another successful autumn!

Written by Joanna Robertson
Wednesday, 13 November 2019

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If you have kept track of any of our previous blogs, you will probably be aware that here at The Aurora Zone we love autumn! Despite your reservations, there is a very good reason for the fact we regularly try to convince anyone that will listen that autumn is an excellent time to visit the Arctic Circle – namely the Northern Lights viewing potential!


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#AuroraZoneMoments - October's winner revealed!

Written by Joanna Robertson
Wednesday, 06 November 2019

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October might have brought darker nights and plenty of rain to the UK but it also brought us some brilliant entries for the second month of our #AuroraZoneMoments competition!


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Top 10 tips for Sauna beginners

Written by Joanna Robertson
Thursday, 31 October 2019

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There is nothing more Finnish than a sauna and because of this, all of us here at The Aurora Zone are particularly excited by the brand-new Arctic Elements Lakeside Spa at Jeris in Finnish Lapland! Pronounced ‘Sow-na’, the word literally means ‘a small building for bathing’, and is the only Finnish word to have made it into the everyday English lexicon. Some Finns believe the sauna is such an integral part of their culture that in order to understand Finland and its people, you simply have to experience it.


Joanna Robertson

Don’t let those post-Christmas blues get you down!

Written by Joanna Robertson
Tuesday, 22 October 2019

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Here at The Aurora Zone it is fair to say that we love Christmas! In fact, as the snow has started to fall in Finnish Lapland over the past few days, many of us in the office have begun our countdowns in preparation of the big day.

However, despite being a great time to celebrate with friends and family, it always seems to be over far too quickly, leaving many of us trying to fight off the dreaded post-Christmas blues as we amble back into work after enjoying food, drink and plenty of festivities!


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#AuroraZoneMoments - September's winner revealed!

Written by Joanna Robertson
Wednesday, 16 October 2019

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Here at The Aurora Zone, we absolutely love seeing our clients’ images from their Northern Lights adventures with us. Whether they are searching for the Aurora on the back of a snowmobile, trying their hand at mushing on a dog sledding safari or simply taking in the stunning Arctic scenery, we couldn’t be happier than when we see our clients ticking off some incredible experiences from their bucket lists!


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