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The 10 Best Blog Posts about the Northern Lights

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The 10 Best Blog Posts about the Northern Lights

What makes the Aurora Borealis, also known as Northern Lights, so popular with people? Maybe it is because there is yet to be a single explanation behind the phenomenon. Or maybe it is because they are one of a kind, a natural occurrence that is beautiful and mysterious. Here is a proper lineup of the top 10 Northern Lights blog articles for you to read.

Chasing The Northern Lights in Tromso, Norway

This entertaining and exciting article from Nerd Nomads chronicles a literal chase for a splendid view of the Northern Lights. Discover how patience and determination pays off in the snowbound city of Tromso in Norway. You can be enthralled with a real-time adventure of walking and tramping on snow to discover the experience. And there are some stunning images of Aurora Borealis as well. If you wish to know how you can go about witnessing the phenomenon in Norway, you will find this something of a guide.

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10 Things No One Ever Tells You About the Northern Lights

For someone, who is doing something of a small report on Aurora Borealis, this article by blogger Jennifer Dombrowsky on Luxe Adventurer is informative without being geeky. One can find 10 unique and unusual things about the Northern Lights.You will know, for instance, the importance of a cleverly located location to see the lights in all their colourful glory. You will also be surprised to know that the phenomenon is unpredictable like the weather in all these places. Finally, it advises you on how to be determined to see them at all costs. 

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My Lapland: Chasing Northern Lights – Nordic Visitor

If you are planning on travelling to Lapland to experience the Northern Lights, this article from Nordic Visitor will give you some fantastic tips and advice. It also describes the wonders of Lapland with candid relish and tempts you to discover them on your own. This particular article is a candid personal account of the journey in Lapland and it also probes whether it is better to watch the Northern Lights here or anywhere else. There are some fun-filled adventure ideas for tourists.

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7 Mistakes People Make When Trying to See the Northern Lights in Norway

In their fervent enthusiasm to see the Northern Lights by hook or by crook, people end up making some crucial mistakes. Of all the Northern Lights blog articles, this write-up advises people on 7 common mistakes and how to avoid them effectively. Some of the mistakes include staying too far away from the lights, visiting the place for a very short time. Not visiting Norway at the right time for the lights to occur is also a miscalculation that people make. 

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This Is The Best Place To See The Northern Lights In Iceland!

Iceland is one of the best countries in the world endowed with a picture-perfect view of Northern Lights. This article is about Hotel Laki, which is perfect for watching the Aurora Borealis without hassles. The hotel’s compound gives you a lot of free space to camp out in the snow and wait at night for the occurrence of the lights in the sky. There are also some adventure amenities like a coffee and hot chocolate machine to keep you warm and fuzzy.

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How to See the Northern Lights in Iceland?

Do you need a detailed travel guide as to how to enjoy the Northern Lights in Iceland? This article gives you a full-detailed guide for the same. It first gives you much-needed quick trivia on the event itself and lets you know 3 important rules. It also gives you valuable advice on how you can use your camera to photograph Aurora Borealis as seen from Iceland. There are also some miscellaneous facts that you should read up on before visiting Iceland. Reading it would certainly help you to get the best out of your tour to this island.

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7 Magical Places to View Auroras

Unlike other Northern Lights blog articles, this excellent and well-researched post on National Geographic lists down the 7 best spots to discover Aurora Borealis. It includes all the usual suspects like Iceland, Norway and Greenland. But what is most surprising is that it also includes lesser known spots in places like Canada and Sweden that are equally good for enthusiasts. It also includes, as a guest feature, Tasmania and New Zealand, from where you can watch the Southern Lights (Aurora Australia) as well. After going through this post, you can easily decide the most convenient place for you to witness this stunning auroras. 

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When is the best time to see the Northern Lights?

As said in other articles, the Northern Lights are unpredictable in nature as they are linked closely with weather and other geographical factors. But this blog post does make a renewed attempt to deconstruct the timeline for the phenomenon. By taking into account the solar cycle and its effects on the weather patterns, it tries to predict the next occurrence of the lights on the sky. This is one of the rare articles that deals with the time.

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What causes the aurora borealis?

This is yet another of the Northern Lights blog articles that deals with the causes of this phenomenon. It explains, scientifically, role of electrons and ions in causing the electrical friction that is one of the causes of the lights. It also clears the air on the presence of distinct colours of the lights; it is due to the gases like oxygen and nitrogen which form green and blue and red colours respectively.

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Aurora Borealis: What Causes the Northern Lights & Where to See Them

Finally, if you wish to know about the most mysterious stuff on the Northern Lights, you can read this article. It will help you with some other probable causes of the Lights and also all the likely places in the world where one can see them, beyond the usual regions. 

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