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A howling good time


It was a noise like no other I’d heard before. The combined howling, barking and yapping of 100 excitable Siberian huskies was enough to surprise even an ardent dog-lover like me. 707 more words


Settling In

Despite many intimidating rumors I heard before my arrival – that Norwegians are stiff, cold, and hard to get to know – everyone I have met in Tromsø has been nothing but friendly and incredibly helpful. 528 more words


An Introduction

On August 12, I left New Jersey and set off on my latest adventure: a move to Tromsø, Norway.

In Tromsø, I will spend the next ten months on a Fulbright research grant investigating seasonal depression – or “seasonal flourishing,” as my advisor refers to it – trying to figure out why and how the residents of Tromsø have remarkably low rates of seasonal depression, despite the fact that Tromsø sees no sunlight from November 21st to January 21st each year. 286 more words


obviously, they have never been to paris ;)

Once you leave Trondheim, the journey becomes a bit metaphysical.  Early in the morning the next day you cross the Arctic Circle.  I set the alarm but had been reading late into the night and expected it was likely a non-event.  762 more words

Travel Stories

The AuroraChaser will be offline for some days

Hi folks

Due to a tour into the wilderness, I will not be able to answer any requests until Monday the 25th August.

Anyway, you’re welcome to request a chase for the Northern Lights with me during this time and I take care of your mail when I’m back. 38 more words

Northern Lights