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The Legendary Gold Fields of Lapland

Finnish Lapland is the land of myths, legends and dreams. Many are centered on Lapland’s gold fields and the world’s purest gold - the one found in and around the Lemmenjoki and Ivalojoki rivers.

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A peek into Sibelius' Finland

Jean Sibelius is the most respected and best known Finnish composer of all time. The year 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of his birth and is celebrated around the country.

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Say it in Finnish

Finnish is notorious for being a difficult language. We say: start collecting a vocabulary and learn some basics - the rest will follow!

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Camping in the Finnish Archipelago

The world's largest archipelago, labyrinthine Archipelago Sea off Southwestern Finland, might just be the world's most beautiful setting for a low-budget camping holiday.

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5-step retreat by Angry Birds

We all have problem pigs in our lives, nasty little things that make us angry, tired or stressed out. But no problem, here’s a perfect retreat. The Finnish winter calms down even the world’s angriest birds, so it will surely work for you too.

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Finland - a boating paradise for kids

Sailing and boating are both very much family activities in Finland. Especially during the holiday season, most Finnish boats carry crews of eager youngsters. Here are the five top reasons why you should bring your children too!

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Yummy dishes along Turku’s river bank

In the southwest coast of Finland the city of Turku retains its enchanting old town feel while increasingly becoming a culinary hub. For both budget-dining and fine-dining Turku offers excellent eateries that will flick the taste buds and make visitors go back for seconds. When hungry, along Aura River …

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At the Top with the Snowmobile man

Take a look at the geographical shape of Finland and you’ll see why people call her “The Finnish Maiden”. At the tip of her thumb is the only part of the country where peaks rise 1,000 metres above sea level. Nestled in those peaks 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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The Greatest Outdoor Museums

Ever wondered how the Finns used to live back in the days? To find out, why not visit the great three outdoor museums of Helsinki, Tampere and Turku.

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