Easter traditions in Europe

We take a look at how our European neighbours celebrate Easter – there’s not a hot cross bun in sight!

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Active and Adventure Europe

14 European national parks that you’ve probably never heard of

There are many national parks in Europe that remain fairly unknown. Here you can discover 14 of the best. Why miss out on visiting somewhere spectacular?

Aurora adventures

Here are some of our favourite views of the northern lights and what to do on a trip to the Arctic.

The Sámi people of Lapland

Polly Evans writes about the Sámi people of Lapland and their way of life.

Top tips for aurora seekers

If you’re longing to catch a glimpse of nature’s fireworks, take note of these top tips for your arctic adventure.

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Active and Adventure Slow Travel

Making the most of your aurora adventure

Northern lights specialists Discover the World give us their tips on getting the most out of your aurora adventure. 

The Sámi people of Lapland

Polly Evans describes Sámi culture in a nutshell. 

Interview with James Proctor

We chat to James Proctor, author of our Lapland guide, about the region and how attending the wrong lecture at university led to his fascination with everything Nordic and nice. 

Tour operators to the northern lights

Recommended tour operators offering trips to see the northern lights.

Where should I go in Lapland to see the northern lights?

Here is how to increase your chances of glimpsing the aurora.