Don´t leave home without these top 10 northern lights holiday essentials in your bag.
Assuming you realise you´re going to need normal clothes and toiletries, this list is made up of things you might forget – or simply didn´t know you´ll want to have for your Northern Lights holiday.
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Yes, this is all about keeping warm. These fantastically heated insoles will keep you warm even on the coldest nights. The same goes for gloves. Imagine not having cold fingers
In Norway they use the European standard plug sockets, so don´t forget to pack a converter plug for your iPad or mobile phone charger if you are from a country outside Europe.
You´ll be heading to the Arctic in the dark season, so it is going to be dark. Pack a torch, just in case.
In the cold, our skin gets dry, and it is important to use cream to protect from wind and cold.
The ice studs are an absolute lifesaver, and you will see everyone wearing them on their normal shoes when the roads are icy – which they normally are in winter and it is easy to pack and put on any shoe.
You will see kids and grownups alike wearing these handy little cloth tubes all over town. Wear them with a scarf and headpiece under your beanie to stop that bitterly cold wind from getting in your neck.