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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 bars around the world with the best views

A collection of the highest bars in the world offering the best skyline views from around the world including bars in Bangkok, New York, Berlin, Chicago, Hong Kong, Los Angeles and more. State Tower, Bangkok (63 floors) Visit Website The Dome at State Tower looks gorgeous because of its heady height and stunning colour effects from where you could catch a breath-taking view of the Chao Phraya River and Bangkok. You would love to dine in the famous Sirocco restaurant situated on this tower simply because of the splendid city view coupled with the Mediterranean food it offers. The Signature Room at the 95th (Hancock Building) Visit Website Located a the top of the John Hancock Centre in the heart of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, The Signature Room offers contemporary American fare with sweeping views of the city. The elegant wood designs and art-deco interior create an inviting and intimate atmosphere…

4 Awesome Secret Beaches in Devon

The summer holidays are here and that means Devon’s beaches will be jam packed with families, but how about those secret beaches that the locals like to keep for themselves? Where are they? Load up the car with windbreaks, fill the boot up with a picnic and set-sail for a day of sun, surf and solitude and go enjoy these four lovely beaches which Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks recommended to us… 1. Mouth Mill Cove, Clovelly An hour’s drive south from Woolacombe is Mouth Mill Cove – a small, isolated cove that has forever been associated with piracy and smuggling. You can reach this little beauty spot by a gentle woodland path which leads down from the National Trust carpark at Brownsham. At the cove you can still see the remains of an old limekiln, although the exact location of the old working mill here is unknown. You’ll also be able…

10 Best Beaches in UK – Woolacombe and St Ives Come Out On Top

Woolacombe beach in North Devon has been voted best rated beach in the UK by TripAdvisor users. The beautiful beach beat Weymouth Beach in Dorset to the top spot with St Brelade’s Bay Beach in St. Brelade, Jersey in the Channel Islands is in third place. Woolacombe beach is backed by sandy hills and the Woolacombe Downs and boasts a three-mile long stretch of golden sand and rolling, unbroken surf which makes it the ideal hotspot for surfers. The sheer length of the beach means that there is no shortage of sand to sit down and relax on during the busy summer months. For family holidays, the location is perfect with award winning Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks right on the doorstep of the beach. We featured Woolacombe in our article titled 5 camping holiday parks in the UK perfect for families Our home, Cornwall, bagged the most number of awards of…