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An Unforgettable Family Christmas

Christmas is a time for families to make new memories together, yet it is usually over in the blink of an eye. This is where Finland steps in.

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The 6 Love Spells of Midsummer

Midsummer is celebrated in Finland on the weekend following the 19th of June. The traditions of Midsummer go back hundreds of years. In the olden times, people celebrated the god of weather “Ukko” during Midsummer, hoping for good harvest and fertility. Even though the years have passed and the society …

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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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Ice Fishing - Finnish Meditation

Ice-fishing is a much-loved winter activity in Finland. The beauty of it lies in its simplicity - a session of ice-fishing could almost be counted as a sort of meditation.

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Step into the Finnish countryside

In a country where people move en masse to the countryside in the summer and where forest coverage is 75%, it's no wonder ecological tourism has taken off so rapidly and steadily. Old farms are opening their doors to visitors from all over the world!

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On the (coastal) footsteps of Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson - the world-famous Finnish creator of the Moomins - loved the sea. We visited some of her favorite places around the southern coast of Finland.

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Iconic Finnish Foods of All Time

Finns are passionate about their food and fiercely loyal to their culinary roots. We've compiled a list of ten iconic foods that you SHOULD try - go on, don't be shy.

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An Unforgettable Family Christmas The 6 Love Spells of Midsummer Countryside magic in a Finnish winter cottage Ice Fishing - Finnish Meditation Step into the Finnish countryside On the (coastal) footsteps of Tove Jansson Iconic Finnish Foods of All Time