10 Years of Aurora Chasing

To celebrate 10 years of chasing this rare natural phenomenon, I traveled to Alaska near the 65th Parallel — where I can dance with the Aurora in her own neighborhood. The North.

Train Your Eyes on the Sky: A Field Guide

So, you’ve chased the Northern Lights in the U.S. and come home empty-handed. You may have been looking right at the Aurora and not even realized it! This field guide will tell you how to know for sure.

On the Web

So many adventures, so little time! To make it easy, I’ve compiled the best links in one place.

Chasing the Aurora: A Blog for Newcomers

In many parts of the world, night falls and all one has to do is look up to witness the magnificence that expands out into the atmosphere and beyond the edges of our world. In other parts, it’s not so easy.

“Thirsty for the Marvelous”

“I am so thirsty for the marvelous that only the marvelous has power over me. Anything I can not transform into something marvelous, I let go. Reality doesn’t impress me. I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls.” — Anaïs Nin Art…

The Pros and Cons of Relying on Kp

When you’re trying to catch the Northern Lights for the first time, it’s natural to wonder when you can see them and where. The answer to these questions, it turns out, is not so easy.

Aurora Chasing at the 42nd Parallel

When you get discouraged, take a closer look at the odds. What are the odds of capturing a vivid Northern Lights display as far south as the 42nd Parallel?

Events to Inspire in 2022

In times of difficulty and uncertainty, the world needs art and literature. Look to these public events to bring us inspiration and hope in 2022.