How a new app helps Arctic tourists track northern lights

How a new app helps Arctic tourists track northern lights

HAMBURG — So you want to see the northern lights? Experts will often tell you it's best to travel as far north as you...
Santa Claus sets off from the Arctic Circle on annual Christmas journey

Santa Claus sets off from the Arctic Circle on annual Christmas...

Santa Claus set off from the Arctic Circle — in this case, Rovaniemi, Finland, one of several places across the Arctic with a Christmas...
Cruise liner Hurtigruten cuts short Antarctic voyage after COVID outbreak

Cruise liner Hurtigruten cuts short Antarctic voyage after COVID outbreak

OSLO — Norwegian cruise and travel operator Hurtigruten Group will cut short a voyage in the Antarctica region following an outbreak of the coronavirus,...
Despite COVID, tourists are returning to Northern Finland seeking Santa Claus

Despite COVID, tourists are returning to Northern Finland seeking Santa Claus

HELSINKI — Santa Claus and heavy snowfalls are attracting British tourists back to Finnish Lapland, bolstering Finland's tourism industry that has been hit hard...
Norway’s busiest Arctic ferry routes are set to go electric

Norway’s busiest Arctic ferry routes are set to go electric

By the end of 2022, the last remaining ferry connection along European route E6, Norway's major north-south route, will operate on batteries, as the...
Climate change, COVID loom over Alaska’s 50th annual Iditarod Sled Dog Race

Climate change, COVID loom over Alaska’s 50th annual Iditarod Sled Dog...

ANCHORAGE —Forty-nine mushers and their teams of huskies trotted through Alaska's largest city on Saturday to start the 50th annual running of the Iditarod...
Nunavik quarantine for travelers takes effect

Nunavik quarantine for travelers takes effect

Travelers from the south who are bound for Nunavik are now required to undergo a 10-day quarantine if they have not received three doses...
Icelandic rescuers locate bodies days after plane crashes into lake

Icelandic rescuers locate bodies days after plane crashes into lake

COPENHAGEN — Icelandic rescuers have located the bodies of three tourists and the pilot after their sightseeing plane crashed into a lake last week,...
Three French tourists are dead in a fresh avalanche in Arctic Norway

Three French tourists are dead in a fresh avalanche in Arctic...

COPENHAGEN — For the second time in a matter of days, an avalanche has claimed lives in northern Norway. Three French tourists were pronounced dead...
A Nunavik search-and-rescue team is campaigning to buy a hovercraft

A Nunavik search-and-rescue team is campaigning to buy a hovercraft

A Nunavik search-and-rescue team says the warming Arctic climate has forced them to look into buying a hovercraft to modernize their capabilities. Paulusie Novalinga is...