Was Norway just about the coldest and most desperate for shelter I've ever felt? Yes.
Would I go back and do it all again? Absolutely.
Tromso is a major hub for tourists seeking the Northern Lights, and it does a good job accommodating. There are tons of cool tours, plenty of souvenir shops, and a surprising amount to do around the small town.
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I celebrated my 31st birthday in the Arctic Circle in search of Northern Lights and reindeer... and I found both!