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Northern Lights Sweden

Coldest week of the Year in Sweden

Earlier this week, there was nowhere in Sweden where temperatures were above freezing according to local meteorologists. If you’re wondering how […]

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Panda in Finland

Pandas Arrive in Finland as gift from China

This week a pair of giant Pandas have made the journey from China to Finland, as a gift from China […]

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Snow Village Game of Thrones

Winter Has Come at the Game of Thrones Ice and Snow Village

If you’re a Game of Thrones fan then you absolutely need to check out this year’s Snow Village Snow Hotel. […]

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Finland Flag

Finland’s Centenary of Independence

Finland’s centenary of independence is being celebrated throughout the world tomorrow, Wednesday 6th December. Flags will fly, music will play […]

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Finland first snow

First Snow of the Season in Finland

The first snow of the winter season has started to fall across Finland and we’re super excited for the upcoming […]

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Monarch Plane

Monarch Travel Group, including Monarch Airlines, Failure

Arctic Direct is aware that Monarch Travel Group has, regrettably, ceased trading with immediate effect. Monarch Travel Group operated an airline […]

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Northern Lights Lodge snowmobile

Sweden: Where to see Northern Lights

If the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) are on your bucket list then Sweden should absolutely be on your list of […]

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Swedish Cinnamon Buns

How to Make Cinnamon Buns – or “Kanelbullar”

A tasty treat to be enjoyed at Fika time (daily time set aside for cake and coffee) the Swedes LOVE […]

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Simply Sweden Collapse / Bankrupt / Failed

What to do if affected by collapse of Simply Sweden?

Arctic Direct are saddened to hear of the confirmed collapse of fellow Nordic travel specialists Simply Sweden. Following the collapse, […]

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Polar Bear Norway

Meet a Polar Bear Cub in Norway

If you’ve ever wanted to see a baby polar bear then you absolutely need to visit The Ranua Wildlife Park […]

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