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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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Coast & Archipelago

Finland's coast boasts the world's largest archipelago. Old wooden towns, lighthouses, historical manors and stone churches, large national parks stretching over land and sea - this all sums up Coastal Finland in a nutshell.

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Lakeland

Finnish Lakeland is a great blue labyrinth of lakes, islands, rivers and canals, interspersed with forests and ridges, stretching for hundreds of kilometres in a placid and staggeringly beautiful expanse. It is the largest lake district in Europe. And, we might argue, the most beautiful.

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Helsinki

Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is a vibrant seaside city of beautiful islands and great green parks. The city's rhythm is laid back yet at the same time refreshingly active in terms of both the number and quality of restaurants and nightclubs.

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Lapland

Finnish Lapland is as close as reality gets to those who dream of a winter wonderland. Contrasts are a key factor in the allure of Lapland where 24-hour sunlight in the summer replaces the dark winter days. The hustle and bustle of towns and ski resorts is just minutes away from the peace and quiet of the wild wilderness.

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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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