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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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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 K. Chae – a korean in a winter fairy tale

This epic winter expedition involved a select group of outdoor enthusiasts from around the world who spent three months in Finnish Lapland experiencing the wonders and challenges of winter. One of the explorers was K. Chae, a photographer from South Korea. See how he sums up his unforgettable …

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Meet Popil – An artist who found the magic of winter

This epic winter expedition involved a select group of outdoor enthusiasts from around the world who spent three months in Finnish Lapland experiencing the wonders and challenges of winter. One of the explorers was Popil, an artist from Shanghai, China. See how she sums up her unforgettable experience …

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Meet Sophie – A Girl who Conquered Lapland

This epic winter expedition involved a select group of outdoor enthusiasts from around the world who spent three months in Finnish Lapland experiencing the wonders and challenges of winter. One of the explorers was Sophie Nolan the UK. See how she sums up her unforgettable experience in the …

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Snowsurfing Finnish Lapland

Snowsurfing is as much about spending time in Finnish Lapland’s winter wonderland, as it is about the thrill of sliding down hills.

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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 Top 8 Arctic Sauna Experiences Meet K. Chae – a korean in a winter fairy tale Meet Popil – An artist who found the magic of winter Meet Sophie – A Girl who Conquered Lapland Snowsurfing Finnish Lapland