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Countryside magic in a Finnish winter cottage

To truly experience Finland, you have to get out of the city. That is why Finns head to their cottages both winter and summer, and so should you! The winter brings its own unique activities to cottage life such as skiing, ice-swimming, sledding - all in the beautiful background of a blanket of snow and ice as far as the eye can see.

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Call of the Wild - Tinja and Her Dogs

Tinja Myllykangas is a young woman who traded city life to a wilderness hut in Lapland. She now runs a sled dog safari business and shares a deep bond with the wild.

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A refreshing dip in icy water?

It may be hard to believe but ice swimming is healthy! It is said to improve one's immune system, reduce stress and relieve inconveniences such as rheumatism.

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48 hours in Finland

Have 48 hours in Finland? Get ready for a cool capital, creative coastal towns and nature adventures of a lifetime.

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Doze off under the Northern Lights

In Finland, nature’s most spectacular light show, the Aurora Borealis, can be viewed in a range of purpose-built spaces from glass igloos to luxury suites.

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10 Sauna Tips for Beginners

What exactly do you do in a Finnish sauna and what not?

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At the top with the snowmobile man

Nestled in those peaks in Finnish Lapland you will find a tiny village called Kilpisjärvi, home to roughly a hundred year-round residents. One of them is 25-year-old snowmobile guide Jussi Rauhala.

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Mad about arctic winters

Some people prefer winter to summer and reindeer herder Nils-Matti is one of them. Finnish Lapland is immense. It covers an area larger than the whole of Portugal, but the concept of Lapland is even larger. Many tourists think that they have reached Lapland when they have barely got …

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Meet Akira, a Japanese Chef in Lapland

Twenty years ago, Akira Omori packed his backpack and went on the road. The young man couldn’t have then imagined that he would leave Tokyo behind for good.

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Countryside magic in a Finnish winter cottage Call of the Wild - Tinja and Her Dogs A refreshing dip in icy water? 48 hours in Finland Doze off under the Northern Lights 10 Sauna Tips for Beginners At the top with the snowmobile man Mad about arctic winters Meet Akira, a Japanese Chef in Lapland