Did you miss the Northern Lights?

Northern Lights

It’s been all over the news this week that the Northern Light’s otherwise known as the Aurora Borealis lights have been visible in different places around the world due eruptions on the surface of the sun being stronger than usual pushing huge amounts of magnetically charged particles into space causing geomagnetic storms, and as a result, making sightings of the Northern Lights visible in the UK.
Science lesson over – if you didn’t see the Northern Lights here in the UK there’s a good chance you’ve missed your chance for now. But fear not, there are still a few places in the world where you can go and see this natural phenomenon. Here are our top three.

Our Top 3 places to see the Northern Lights:

Iceland

With plenty to do in Iceland, seeing the Northern Lights will just be a small part of what makes this holiday special, you’ll not be short of activities and days out to gain some once in a lifetime experiences you’ll probably not find anywhere else. You can take a boat tour out to see the magnificent Orca’s or have some treatments in the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa before taking a stroll down a beach covered in volcanic black sand and viewing the beautiful Northern Lights. Right now you can book your visit to Iceland with up to 5.25% cashback with lowcostholidays

Northern Alaska

If you fancy going a bit further afield, another great place to catch the Aurora Borealis lights is Fairbanks, Northern Alaska. You can catch breath-taking views from the sky in one of the flightseeing tours to capture the remote beauty of Alaska, take a day cruise to see some of the amazing glaciers and unique marine wildlife or even take to the snow on a dog sledging tour. You can get flights out to Alaska with British Airways with up to £36.75 cashback now.

Svalbard Islands, Norway

Finally, if you fancy seeing the Northern Lights in the most natural of surroundings you can take a trip to The Svalbard Islands in Norway. These islands are situated half way between Europe and The North Pole and offer’s many activities alongside the views of the Northern Lights such as boat trips, dog sledding and ice caving. This phenomenal set of islands is one of the most natural, habitable parts of the world and is sure to be an experience of a lifetime! You can fly out to these beautiful islands with up to 1.99% cashback now.


If you did get chance to see the Northern Lights this week, or if you’ve been to see them. Share your pictures on Twitter with the hashtag #TCBNorthernLights and will feature them on this blog.

Posted on 19 Mar 2015  |  Posted in  Deals & Competitions
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mogsey5
I've uploaded a photo I took of the northern lights in Finland
  21 Mar 15 - 21:24

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