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Stunning Video Shows Pro Paraglider Soaring Beneath The Northern Lights

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.29.2016 | Weird News

A fantastic human feat with one of the world’s most stunning natural sights as its backdrop: This viral video is doubly jaw-dropping. Th...

Why Every Christmas Lover Needs to Visit Rovaniemi, Finland

Travelzoo | Posted 12.24.2015 | Travel

Snow-sprinkled trees, amazing auroras, rambunctious reindeer... Here's why every Christmas lover needs to visit Rovaniemi, Finland.

Iceland Makes The Winter Blues Look Like Paradise

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.11.2015 | Travel

Normally, we tend to favor tropical islands during the winter months, but Iceland has converted us. Trust us, Iceland -- yes, Iceland -- has...

The Northern Lights Are Visible Across Lots Of The U.S. This Week

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 11.03.2015 | Travel

The northern lights will continue appearing across parts of the contiguous U.S. this week, Accuweather reports, giving stargazers rare access to...

8 Experiences That Trump Stuff

How Far From Home | Posted 10.14.2015 | Travel
How Far From Home

Before departing on our journey, we created our Wanderlist (our version of a travel bucket list) and recently looked at it and noticed how many worthy-of-their-own-limelight experiences were on it.

Watch Humpback Whales Frolic Beneath The Northern Lights

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 10.09.2015 | Good News

This footage of the aurora borealis is spectacular on its own. Add a pod of playing humpback whales to the ethereal glow and we're at a loss for ...

Top 10 Places To See The Northern Lights

Fodor's | Posted 09.30.2015 | Travel

Every traveler's bucket list should include viewing the northern lights, also known as aurora borealis, one of nature's most spectacular phenomena. An...

ISS Astronaut Shares Another Dazzling Northern Lights Video

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 08.17.2015 | Science

Day 141. The chapter of a day ends as it began. #Aurora on a sunrise. Good night from @space_station! #YearInSpace

Super-Intense Auroras Discovered On Strange Alien World

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 07.31.2015 | Science

For the first time ever, the celestial light shows known as auroras have been detected outside our solar system. The auroras were detected not on an ...

The Upper Peninsula Is Totally Underrated, And Here's Proof

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.03.2015 | Travel

In Marquette, a remote Michigan beach town further north than some parts of Canada, the only thing more enchanting and boundless than the views of Lak...

Here's What Northern Lights Look Like... From Space!

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 06.25.2015 | Science

Talk about a light show! Scott Kelly, a NASA astronaut now in the midst of a one-year mission aboard the International Space Station, has recorded ...

Hypnotic Northern Lights Time-Lapse Captured Over 2 Magical Nights in Alaska

DL Cade | Posted 05.23.2015 | Travel
DL Cade

The Northern Lights -- or Aurora Borealis, or Polar Spirits, or whatever you'd like to call it -- is far up my bucket list. Like really far up. So far up I often have dreams of standing in the middle of a frozen landscape, completely alone, looking up at this celestial display, awestruck.

The Northern Lights Don't ACTUALLY Look Like This

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.15.2015 | Travel

If you're an adventurous traveler, chances are the Northern Lights have a spot on your bucket list. With pops of glittering pink, green and purple shr...

LOOK: Stunning Auroras Seen By Skywatchers Around The World

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.23.2015 | Science

Along with astronauts aboard the International Space Station, skywatchers around the world were treated to a stunning light show on St. Patrick's Day-...

High-Tech Jet Guarantees You'll See The Northern Lights

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.22.2015 | Travel

There are many ways to potentially see the Northern Lights, from trekking the tundra to floating in a secret lagoon to flying all the way to space. Bu...

WATCH: Northern Lights Collide With A Spectacular Sunrise

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.09.2015 | Science

Dreamy Northern Lights and a slow-moving sunrise are beautiful on their own, so just imagine what happens when they collide. A new NASA video relea...

NASA Sounding Rocket Studies the Invisible Aurora

Charles Swenson | Posted 03.31.2015 | Science
Charles Swenson

The basic idea behind this flight was to launch a rocket into an active aurora and then deploy multiple sensors in mid-flight to do something that's never been done before.

Timelapse: 10 Incredible Nights Under the Northern Lights

Roadtrippers | Posted 03.16.2015 | Travel

When it comes to bucket lists, seeing the Northern Lights normally sits pretty high up, but not everyone can find the time to trek far into the north to catch a glimpse. So with that in mind, we sent our roving timelapser, Joel Schat, to Yellowknife's Aurora Village to capture the stunning natural phenomena on camera.

Incredible Images of the Northern Lights

Claudine Williams | Posted 02.27.2015 | Travel
Claudine Williams

Here are some of the best images of the aurora borealis, captured in 2014.

The World's Best Adventure Holiday Destinations

Ella Jameson | Posted 01.04.2015 | Travel
Ella Jameson

For many people, sun, sea and sand are the mark of a decent holiday. It doesn't matter where you are as long as you're lounging on a pristine white-sand beach and enjoying some well-deserved rest and relaxation. But for others, beach holidays just don't cut it.

Norway Is Drop-Dead Gorgeous. Here's Proof

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.03.2014 | Green

Tens of thousands of images, taken during a 10,000-mile, five-month journey, make up this one time-lapse video capturing the most magical corners of N...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

These Jaw-Dropping Night Sky Photos Seem Too Beautiful To Be Real | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.18.2014 | Travel

There's nothing like a night sky full of bright stars to remind you of the vastness of the universe -- and the breathtaking beauty of Mother Nature.

The Far North, Part 2 -- The World's Northernmost University: Going Arctic on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 07.06.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The journey back is beautiful, the snow-white peaks, the dark black crags soaring in their tormented pinnacles, gentle table tops and massive boulders, all bathed in the light of the full moon. Make that two full moons.

WATCH: Dreamy Time-Lapse Of Northern Lights

Huffington Post | Matthew Rappaport | Posted 04.23.2014 | Science

Earth Day 2014 may be over, but that doesn't mean it's time to stop marveling at our amazing planet. From volcanic eruptions to powerful twisters to b...

Time Lapse Video of The Aurora Borealis Over Iceland Is Insane

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel

You may have already seen this 2012 time-lapse video of Iceland, but dare we say this new video of the Northern lights over Iceland is even bet...