• How to photograph the northern lights

    So you've gone to Swedish Lapland, Sweden's northernmost destination, to experience the magical northern lights. Here are seven simple tips on how to get some good pictures of the beautiful light phenomenon to take back home.

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    Some of the best cheeses in Sweden

    On the slope leading down to the lake, 37 cows are grazing. Some are drinking water on the shore. The grass is green and if you are standing out in the yard, the view of Lake Storkågeträsket is second to none. No, the rural romanticism cannot be ignored. Then again, this is where the life of one of Sweden’s most well-renowned cheeses begins.

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  • Life at Pine Tree Lodge, Särkimukka

    Four kilometres beyond the end of the public road you'll find the village Särkimukka in the Torne Valley. In the middle of the woods, on a frozen lake, this is home to some ten people and hundreds of dogs. Still, the bar is full tonight.

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Abisko and Aurora Sky Station – world’s best place to experience the Northern Lights

Abisko National Park in Swedish Lapland offers perhaps some of the best conditions in the world for Northern Lights. The surrounding mountains keep the skies almost clear and the light pollution i...

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When to see the northern lights in Swedish Lapland

Shimmery and magical. The dance of the Northern Lights is a spectacular sight that we frequently enjoy in Swedish Lapland. Viewing the Aurora Borealis is both a jaw-dropping and mystical experience. But what time of year is the best time to see them?

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