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Lapland for Lovers

Far up North, there is a place simply so magical that it just makes you fall in love. With it's pastel skies, snow covered trees, cozy hideouts and adorable furry friends Finnish Lapland invites you to explore the more remote “Do Not Disturb” location.

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The Archipelago by the Kids

The Finnish Archipelago Sea holds more than 50,000 islands and skerries, many of which are inhabited year-round. Rosala, one such island in the Turunmaa archipelago, is home to around 140 permanent residents. The community is tight: there are currently only eight pupils enrolled in the local school. However, the …

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The Euphoria of Ice Swimming

Thousands of Finns are passionate ice swimmers. However, it would be hard to find anyone more into the cold depths than Johanna Nordblad from Helsinki. What started as a form of pain relief quickly progressed into daring unassisted dives under the ice. The former downhill mountain biker assures us …

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Beauty of Finnish Extremes by Eicca from Apocalyptica

A lake as smooth as glass, shores full of almost neon-green birches bursting with chlorophyll. A freshness in the warm air. Birdsong fusing with kids’ laughter echoing from the sauna. Or then again, winter’s blue darkness, creaking snow underfoot, seeing your breath in the air before it freezes into …

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Outdoor Adventures in Finland

While modern life keeps many of us indoors and desk-bound for most of the day, there’s no reason to keep it up on your holidays. Plot out some time in your calendar and let this list help you create the outdoor adventure trip of your dreams in the land of extremes – Finland.

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Water – a Pure Reason to Visit Finland

Like forest, there is water everywhere in Finland and according to Unicef, it is the purest in the world. Lakes, ponds, rivers, islands and coastal areas forms 314 604 kilometres of unique waterlines.

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10 Museums to Visit in Finland

Finland’s contemporary art scene embraces everything from experimental artist-run initiatives and commercial galleries to flagship art institutions. There are over 3,000 professional visual artists, more than 55 art museums, and numerous art galleries packed into this northern country. Also, there are over 50 international artist residencies in Finland – the …

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Top 8 Arctic Sauna Experiences

If you thought “sauna” is a just small cabin by the lake or a place to relax at the public swimming pool, think again. There are probably as many variations of a sauna as there are words for snow in Finnish (read: quite many!). Different saunas have different characteristics, …

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Meet Finland's Wild Food Experts

Finland is a treasure land for wild food enthusiasts. Every year, when the winter season turns into spring all the chefs go crazy exploring the nearby forests, fields and seashores that fill with greenery of herbs and plants fit for the Northern climate.

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Lapland for Lovers The Archipelago by the Kids The Euphoria of Ice Swimming Beauty of Finnish Extremes by Eicca from Apocalyptica Outdoor Adventures in Finland Water – a Pure Reason to Visit Finland 10 Museums to Visit in Finland Top 8 Arctic Sauna Experiences Meet Finland's Wild Food Experts