The northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis, are one of the most breathtaking sights one can ever experience. The mixture of unearthly colors display including magenta, emerald green and turquoise is so worth watching. You would be lucky enough if you get to see pink, red and purple also.
It´s not at all easy to spot the northern lights, however the best time to see them is from late September to late March. During these months the nights are longest and skies are darkest. Seeing the aurora in full moon days is quite impossible as the sky is bright around new or full moon.
Some places in the world are better than others to see the northern lights when it comes to visibility and accessibility. So if you're thinking ahead to fall/winter travel, give a thought to these seven spots: :