Aurora Spirit Distillery

Further Information Aurora Spirit Distillery as, Aroybuktneset 44, 9060 Lyngseidet, NORWAY +4791904260 / book@lyngen.com Directions: Aurora Spirit Distillery is located at Lyngen Resort, under the majestic Lyngen Alps in Northern Norway. The distillery is located at...

Drinking Customs of the Vikings

For the ancient Norsemen, drinking was much more than just consuming alcoholic beverages. Drinking ale and mead was instead part of their ancestral lifestyle and had deep cultural and religious significance. Why do people tend to associate Vikings and drinking? In our...

The Vikings and the Northern Lights Bridge

What did the Viking believe about the Northern Lights? Do the tales of the God-Bridge Bivröst reflect the Norsemen’s visions of the Aurora Borealis? The Vikings never wrote books, but their descendants produced thousands of manuscripts during the middle-ages. However,...

Being Vegan in Northern Norway

As a long term vegetarian now living in the arctic, I have been more than aware of the perceived difficulties of maintaining alternative diets and in particular veganism here in rural Norway. “Eating meat and fish means survival” When I first travelled to...

What to pack for the Arctic

Friendly advice from our Booking Manager Sarah, who learned the hard way! As an “incomer” to Norway, (I am originally from Cornwall in the UK,) I have learnt so much about living in this fantastic if on occasion, inhospitable climate. One of the first questions I get...

Top 5 tips for spotting northern lights

The main reason why many tourists come to north-Norway is to watch the magical dancing Aurora Borealis, naturally the disappointment is high when some miss their chance. You have spent a lot of money and travelled far, so off-course you want to make sure all the odds...