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Photography by Johnathan Ampersand Esper / Aurora Photos

The otherworldly greens and purples of the Aurora Borealis northern lights are rendered even more spectacular when reflected in the waters of the Silfra fissure on the edge of Þingvellir Lake.

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The subzero Canadian air along Lake Ontario doesn’t call to mind a quick dip or a leisurely beach stroll.

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With temperatures dropping, don’t let winter doldrums set in. Bundle up and embrace the cold (albeit the bone-chilling, artic-blasting cold of recent days) with some of our favorite things to do in winter.

1. Sleep in an ice hotel.

If you aren’t afraid of a little cold or a bed made out of ice, spend an unforgettable night in an ice hotel. Chill out in a luxury igloo full of hard-carved ice sculptures and cozy fur hides to keep you warm at night.

2. Toast with a decadent drink.

The ideal cure for a winter chill? A cocktail to warm you up. Toast to shorter days with these 10 cold-weather cocktails, from a traditional hot toddy to an innovative dry-ice-infused concoction.

3. Take an icy plunge.
What better way to plunge into 2014 than with an icy dip! There are still New Year dips taking place throughout January, or head to Finland where ice swimming is a popular custom all winter long.

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Photography by Adam Clark / Aurora Photos

Utah skiers claim that they’ve found the “best snow on Earth,” and this picture just might prove it.

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Photography by Daniel Schoenen / Image Broker / Aurora Photos

Located near the border of France and Switzerland, in the foothills of the Black Forest, sits the famed German spa town of Baden-Baden.
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 You’ll be on top of the world at Taft Point, where fissure-mottled slabs of granite rise like skyscrapers from the valley a mile below.
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You won’t need a crown to feel like a princess at Gstaad Palace, the go-to getaway for royals and celebrities in the Swiss Alp.

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Scientists predict that conditions in 2013 are ripe for sightings of the otherworldly northern lights. More »

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Is Santa Claus real? It may take a trip to Lapland, Finland, located in the Arctic Circle, to find out. Here, Santa Claus keeps an office — elves built it in an effort to keep his year-round digs a secret. More »

 

Photography by Paul Souders | WorldFoto

 

You’ll certainly want to bring a jacket for your visit to this snow-capped island off the east coast of the Antarctic Peninsula, as temperatures can dip to 14 degrees Fahrenheit. More »

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