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Sleeping in Ice Hotel. How cold and comfortable is it really?
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Sleeping in Ice Hotel. How cold and comfortable is it really?

The thing that makes travelling exhilarating and unforgettable is new experiences. These can include unconventional ways of travelling, authentic food, strange activities or unique accommodation, such as the Ice Hotel. There are quite a few of them in the Arctic and during our crazy one-week stay in ...
Dog sledding for beginners: How to be a musher for a day!
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Dog sledding for beginners: How to be a musher for a day!

The thing that can really mark your Arctic adventure is a ride on the dog-pulled sled. In our case we weren’t just silent observers. We were nothing less than MUSHERS!

Since there are quite a number of kennels around these Arctic places which offer this kind of amusement, a good ...
How to get to the Arctic: Camp Alta as backpackers hidden gem
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How to get to the Arctic: Camp Alta as backpackers hidden gem

The Arctic is not that far away, after all. When we say the Arctic, we don’t have in mind Svalbard where you know for sure that there is nothing north from you apart from weather stations and an occasional Russian icebreaker, but a sufficiently small ice-bound settlement in the middle of wilderness ...
Arctic experience: 8 adventures you simply shouldn’t miss
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Arctic experience: 8 adventures you simply shouldn’t miss

The Arctic is an extreme place in every respect. You can easily become frozen to the bone, the wind is so fierce that it virtually cuts like a knife and the snow is so deep that it can literally engulf you. But... There are so many ‘buts’ that there is absolutely no reason whatsoever that could be ...