We are back and this time we have list of those 10 places that you should never ever visit for your honeymoon, and the reason is ‘the sun never sets there’. Keep reading to know why we are warning you about these places:
1. St. Petersburg, Russia
Just imagine walking along the banks of the city’s rivers and canals in almost broad daylight, no worries about what the time of day it is. Could there be anything more idealistic than such a life as lived in the land of -White Nights?
St. Petersburg is the world’s most northern city with a crowd over 1 million, and it stands at such a high latitude that the sun does not go below the horizon enough for the sky to grow dark and night to come. So just chuck this location and don’t visit this place for your honeymoon!
2. Svalbard, Norway
Svalbard is as close as most humans can reach to the North Pole and still capture its spirit. Not only is it the land of extra polar bears than people, the sun never sleeps here too. So escapades have several activities like glacier hikes or expeditions by snowmobile or led by a team of huskies to make the most of this fantastic phenomenon.
3. Nunavut, Canada
A town of just over 3,000 men in the Northwest Territories of Canada, Nunavut is situated just two degrees above the Arctic Circle. During winter it experiences about thirty consecutive days of total darkness (the Noon Moon) and has 2 months of 24/7 sunlight in summers.
The place is full of secrecies, folklores about disappeared tribes, vampires, man-eaters and aliens. Good thing is that the place has the protection of sun for a few months. If you ever happen to make a visit at this place, do not forget to ask the locals about the Anjikuni mystery.
4. Yukon, Canada
Uninjured wilderness, millions of migratory birds and wildflowers in coloration thus makes Yukon more beautiful in the summer, the most perfect way to get your dose of adventure and Vitamin D. In the land of the midnight sun, the skies are very glorious and summer light just never quit.
Best time to visit this place is between Early May- Late June
5. Kiruna, Swedish Lapland
Kiruna , home of the iconic Ice hotel is also one of the world’s best places to have a gaze of the Northern Lights. But in those months that have no night times, this place also has several interesting tours to enjoy like the -Igloo Overnight Tour, camping by the side of bonfire, you will be astonished by the comfort of the warmth your igloo will give you. You can also go for reindeer sledging, ride Icelandic horse, study about the Sami culture and see reindeer; you can also go by snow mobile and ice fish.
6. Ivalo, Finland
This beautiful village in Finland is quite little and enclosed by forest and cross-country ski trails. With a active airport and not so conventional tourist attraction, immerse in the culture with endless days in this fairytale town. According to statistics provided by this nation 66 percent of the world’s population within the zone of the midnight sun lives in Finland, especially in its northern Lapland. So never ever visit this place for your honeymoon!
Making the extended months of night less winters a commercial business, there is a wide variety of tours like midnight sun tours, the Golden Circles that are famous in Iceland, not to forget they also have horse riding and mountain hikes for the sleepless explorers. The mythologies and legends of giant trolls, ghosts, and Huldufólk (secret people) will keep you accompanied in this mysterious land.
8. Qaanaaq, Greenland
With about 650 residents, Qaanaaq lies in the north of Greenland but is totally within the reach. Explorers and poets have glamorized Qaanaaq as truly the top of the world and why they shouldn’t, the beautiful evening this place shares has no description with few human words.
People are often attracted by the midnight sun by continuous light with very long and cold winters, and need to use black curtains to get the necessary sleep during the 2 and half month period of the midnight sun. And I bet you don’t want to spend your honeymoon in such an erotic place!
9. Hammerfest, Norway
Though being one of the oldest towns in Norway, it might take you to surprise, how modern Hammerfest looks. From hiking, fishing to its quite grand carnivals on the cruise, there is no reason for people to sleep especially when the sun does not. The midnight sun is at its peak on June 21st each year, when Norway and other regions of the Arctic Circle may receive almost twenty four hours of sunlight.
Best time to visit this place lies in between May 16- July 27
The small city of 4,581 people is built on soil that most of the times remain below freezing point and in many places goes up to 1,300 feet deep giving the place super cold and windy winters. Can you imagine a beach in Alaska?
Well it does have it, it’s called the Barrow Beach, where you can enjoy the sun even at 2 o’clock in the night, yes in the night. The sun never goes down for 3 months in this place. The opposite of the same occurs from mid-November through late January, when the sun does not rise for roughly 2 months north of the Arctic Circle. In Barrow, this polar night stays from November to early January. So don’t visit this place for your honeymoon guys! The sun never sets here!
Best time to visit this place lies in between Early May to Early August.
So these were the top 10 places you should never ever visit for your honeymoon, and the reason is ‘the sun never sets there’. By the way, have a happy honeymoon guys!