Are the Northern Lights Really Disappearing?

The Northern lights are an elusive phenomenon at the the best of times. Historically, they have been surrounded by as much superstition and mysticism as science. The Vikings thought it was a sky bridge between their Gods and Earth. The Sami people saw the lights as visible sound. However, what we know today about them now makes them even more magical.

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6 Reasons Why Slovakia is the Next Big Thing

When I say the word ‘Slovakia’, do you think of an adventure destination? Have you ever thought of going there? Could you point it out on the map? I’m going to guess your answer is no. But this unassuming, central European country has the all the ingredients to see it bite at the heels of the tourism behemoths of France, Croatia, Turkey and Greece.

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The Atlas Lottery | One Epic Weekend in the Atlas Mountains

Josh Beech on his epic weekend in the Atlas mountains, and his subsequent travel gamble. I hadn’t been on an adventure travel kind of trip for a very long time. I had a mate who was very hesitant at first. He then came across your website. You guys have a wide range of trips that all look amazing. Then I eventually bit the bullet and said to him “Mate, we’re booking this today,” and just we went for it.

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Paddling the Nærøyfjord | Catherine Allen in Norway

Much Better Adventurer, Catherine Allen, tells about her weekend kayaking, hiking and wild-camping in the Norwegian fjords. I’m getting into sea-kayaking, so it was a good taster for me to try some kayaking away from lakes and rivers, which is what I’d been doing up until now. And the Norwegian fjords is somewhere I’ve always wanted to see. This trip was a great way of combining both of these in one neat, short package.

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