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Coolest place to stay and see the Northern Lights

Where is the coolest place to stay and see the Northern Lights? Travelphant’s vote goes to Hotel Igloo Village Kakslauttanen in Finland. The Northern Lights can be seen anywhere above 60 degrees north latitude but to see them from this igloo village would be an amazing experience. Don’t worry, special thermo glass prevents the igloos frosting up to ensure clear views and a warm interior.  Imagine yourself sleeping in an Igloo made of Snow. It’s totally quiet. Lights inside ice illuminate the Igloo. These make the atmosphere so exciting that never get bored of marvelling it, until you fall to deep, comfortable sleep in your warm down sleeping bag. Hotel Igloo Village Kakslauttanen, Finland Surrounded by Lapland’s exotic and stunning scenery, Hotel Igloo Village Kakslauttanen offers 31 first-class log cabins in Lapland. Hotel Igloo Village Kakslauttanen is located in the Saariselka fell area amidst beautiful Finnish Lapland scenery in the…

10 amazing places to visit during your trip to Barcelona

Barcelona is the perfect city break as it’s full of cool and interesting places to visit, things to see and do and is one of the most vibrant cities in Europe, if not the World. Therefore listing 10 best places we recommend you visit in Barcelona was tricky as it could easily have been a top 30. So at the risk of missing out dozens of killer sights and attractions around the city, here’s a brief rundown of 10 amazing places to visit during your trip to Barcelona: 1. La Sagrada Familia One of the most famous churches in the world and the most ambitious of all works by Antoni Gaudi, the Sagrada Familia is an unfinished masterpiece of epic proportions. It is set to be finished by the year 2026, which will be 144 years after construction first began. Gaudi tragically died in 1926 after being hit by a…

3 Lovely Island Retreats In The Mediterranean

The Mediterranean is the largest inland sea in the world, sort of. Yes, it does have a rather large border with the Atlantic Ocean between Algeria and Gibraltar. But, if you study a map, you’ll see what I mean. And like any sea, it’s home to a collection of magical islands that make some of the best travel locations on Earth. So, besides Ibiza, where should you go? Sardinia Sardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean, after mafia-run Sicily. Sardinia is a picturesque island just south of Corsica and about 200 miles from the Cote D’Azur. This island plays host to some of the world’s finest natural rock formations and most beautiful beaches. If you’re an adventurous type, you’ll also soon discover that the island is home to some rather tall mountains. Taller, in fact, than the mountains of Wales. Sardinia is also a blue zone. Blue zones are…

Find Yourself in Italy’s Food & Wine Heaven

What better place could there be on the planet for finding yourself in food heaven than Italy? Italy is the birth of it all from culture to cuisine, fine wines, cheeses, and hams. From Pasta to Pizza to Tiramisu and fantastic coffee Italy has everything you could want from a holiday. It’s climate ranges from snow-capped mountains to green and fertile valleys to some of the best beaches in the world. It has culture, opera, art and some of the most recognisable images in the world. Its people are humble, friendly passionate and fiery. Everything an Italian does is done with passion and style. If you want to learn about food, this is where you come. If you want to learn what to do with food, this is where you come. Italy is the start of it all, and it is waiting for you to take up the challenge. Choose…