northern lights

Our Top 10 Adventure Memories from 15 Years of Nature Travels – Part 1

Our Top 10 Adventures from 15 Years of Nature Travels – Part 1. Photo: Tom Wilkinson.

Nature Travels celebrated its 15th birthday on 1st March this year – 15 wonderful years of working with outdoor adventures in Sweden, Finland and Norway, helping over 16,000 guests from more than 20 different countries discover the wonders of these beautiful countries. Founders and owners Bob & Sofia Carter look back on the last 15

Why the “Spring Winter” is the time to go dog sledding!

In the UK, by the time you get to March, the daffodils have been out for a while and we’re starting to dream about our next summer adventure. But up in the far north of the Nordic countries in Sweden, Norway & Finland, the winter season is still going strong and it’s arguably the best

What Causes The Northern Lights and Where Can I See Them?

The Northern Lights. Photo: Ben Roberts.

Jayne from the Nature Travels team takes a look at the beautiful phenomenon of the Northern Lights. Here in the UK we are not well known for our Northern Lights displays (especially not now we are at the beginning of summer). However, as Aurora displays are sometimes seen (even here in Dorset in the south,

A Week of Dog Sledding in Swedish Lapland

A Week of Dog Sledding in Swedish Lapland.

Niki from the Nature Travels team spends a week dog sledding in northern Sweden on our Northern Lights Dog Sledding in Lapland experience. I was lucky enough to join one of our Northern Lights Dog Sledding in Lapland tours this March. I had previously visited Kiruna in the autumn so was excited to visit again

What’s the Best Time to Go Dog Sledding in the Nordic Countries?

What's the best time to go dog sledding in Sweden, Finland and Norway.

This is a question we’re commonly asked when our guests are planning their winter adventures. But the answer is not such a simple one! We’ve summarised some of the main points to consider below. For additional information, please see our website article When To Go Dog Sledding. In the far north, the winter season is

Best Dogsled Tours to See the Northern Lights

Best dogsled tours to see the Northern Lights: Photo: Lydia Lam.

For many travellers, the adventure of driving your own dogsled and the opportunity to see a display of the Northern Lights are two things at the very top of their list. So why not combine the two and go dog sledding in the north of Sweden, Norway or Finland, where you will be far from

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