Tips for viewing the Midnight Sun in Lapland, Scandinavia

The longest day of the year (most daylight hours, or summer solstice) in the northern hemisphere is on June 21st, give or take one day. If you want to see the midnight sun in Lapland, you don’t have to be in the region on that particular day, because the Midnight Sun entertains visitors and locals longer than one night. Here are a few tips for ensuring the perfect Midnight Sun experience.
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Instagram top 10: most photographed sights in Europe

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The number of selfies taken in front of these sights must be mindblowing. I bet there are street sellers touting selfie-sticks at every location. In any case, the ranking for the top 10 most photographed sights in Europe in 2017 according to online image service Instagram (via Klaava.com).

Eiffel Tower in Paris, photo by Alex Lecea
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Tour de France is an amazing travel destination promotion tool

Vuelta a Valencia, road cycling race in Spain
Every July the world’s biggest sports event – as measured by the number of spectators following the live event where it happens – road cycling race the Tour of France travels along the roads of Europe. The actual race takes three weeks to complete. It is 3540 km / 2200 miles long (in 2017). Millions and millions of people arrive to the roadside to cheer the riders.
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