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Sauna in the Arctic

Sauna Survival Guide

Across Sweden, Finland and Norway the Sauna is a hugely important part of the local culture and custom. The sauna […]

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UK Government Guidance: Travelling to the EU with a UK passport if there’s no Brexit deal

A scenario in which the UK leaves the EU without agreement (a ‘no deal’ scenario) remains unlikely given the mutual […]

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Reykjavik sculpture of a boat

What is the Weather Like in Iceland in March?

FAQ:  I would like to know what the weather is like in March in Iceland? If you are thinking of […]

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Northern Lights Igloo hotel

Hotel Kakslauttanen – The Original Igloo Hotel

Here at Arctic Direct, we’re proud to say that we’re the UK’s number 1 agent sending holiday makers to Hotel […]

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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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aurora borearlis

Where’s the best place to see the Northern Lights?

As you can imagine, we’re often asked where is the best place to see the Northern Lights (also known as […]

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Art Suite at Ice Hotel

Checking out the Ice Hotel Sweden 2017

One of our most popular destinations, the Ice Hotel is on the bucket list of many of our travellers. Having […]

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Storage of Ice at Ice Hotel

Is there an Ice Hotel or any Glass Igloos in Iceland?

The Glass igloos, pictured above, are in Finland. The resort pictured is the Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort. Want to stay there? Click […]

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arctic direct group tour grading system

Our Adventure Tours Rating System

Gentle / Easy – On these trips hikes will generally be light and short with low altitude trails (below 500m). […]

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Snowmobiling in the Arctic

Snowmobiling in the Arctic

Your Guide to Snowmobiling in the Arctic Next to husky sledging, snowmobiling is one of the most popular activities we […]

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