Pulse: The Winter Wonderlands and Warm Escapes Edition

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Photo Credit: niqodemus

Pulse is a round-up of the best travel writing of the week on the Web, published every Sunday, so that you can spend your day relaxing and reading rather than searching.

This week, we look for a few ways to embrace the frosty winter weather, and if that just can’t be done, some incredible adventures to help you escape it.

Winter in Canada: What to Do? Canadians know winter better than just about anyone, and Mariellen Ward checks in with a few Canadian writers, travel bloggers and artists to uncover their favorite activities to not only get them through the cold — but actually enjoy it too. @Breathdreamgo

5 Great Adventure Destinations for a Winter Escape Charli Moore thinks you should stop warming your hands by the fire and hop on a plane toward a new adventure this winter. Choose from one of her top five winter adventure destinations and forget about shoveling for a while. @wanderlustersuk via @WildJunket

Winter Climbing in the Moroccan High Atlas Mountains Ross Taylor typically spends his winters on the ski slopes, but his account of a climb in the High Atlas Mountains and the photos that accompany it make readers wish he spent more winters climbing. @globalgrasshopr

The Harbin Ice Sculptures — A Winter Wonderland Theodora Sutcliffe adds something to every reader’s bucket list with her incredible photo blog of the Harbin Ice Sculptures. No matter how high your expectations are upon arrival, Sutcliffe assures you they’ll be drastically exceeded. @escapeartistes

It’s Christmas All Winter Long in Lapland Most kids would agree that the joy of Christmas goes by way too fast, but that’s never the case in Lapland, Finland — a place where Christmas is celebrated year-round. Suzanne Caples outlines some of the best activities to enjoy in Lapland from husky rides and ice fishing to sitting on Santa’s lap and enjoying a meal with the reindeer. @crystalski

All of the articles featured above were found on Outbounding.org. Have a suggestion for an outstanding piece that we should feature here? Just tweet it @FlightNetwork with the hashtag #PulseThis.

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About the Author: Courtney McCaffrey

Courtney McCaffrey is a travel writer and editor based in Wilmington, N.C, Mexico and around the world. In addition to writing, she lives for travel - seeing new places, experiencing new cultures and surfing new waves.

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