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Finland’s best glass igloos and aurora hotels
Finland’s best glass igloos and aurora hotels

The Northern Lights are a once-in-a-lifetime experience for most, and Finland’s enormous range of glass igloos mean this is still one of the world's best places to best witness the aurora. We've picked our favourites in Finnish Lapland, from glass cabins with private hot tubs to aurora wagons. … more about Finland’s best glass igloos and aurora hotels

Why are there no ice hotels in Iceland?
Why are there no ice hotels in Iceland?

It's rather ironic that Iceland, the 'land of ice and fire', contains zero ice hotels. But what it lacks in ice it more than makes up for in national park-framed lodges and private lagoon hotels. Still hankering to sleep on a bed made of snow? The neighbouring Nordics have more than enough. … more about Why are there no ice hotels in Iceland?