At the top with the Snowmobile Man

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.
Icy Architecture

Icy Architecture

For many, elaborate structures carved out of ice and snow are the stuff of fairy tales and fantasy. In wintertime Finland, fantasy becomes reality.
Tour de Skate

Tour de Skate

When Finland’s waters freeze over, tour skaters grab their blades and head out to the open.
Ski Lapland

Ski Lapland

The round fells of Finland’s main ski area, Lapland, offer varying terrain for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels.
Meet Pasi – the Husky Farm Owner

Meet Pasi – the Husky Farm Owner

Fall in love with the winter wilderness and it could completely change your life. Pasi Ikonen is a prime example of what the pull of Lapland can do. A nine-to-five working week in central London was left far behind when...
Reindeer Ride

Reindeer Ride

The reindeer is an icon of Finnish Lapland, and sleigh rides are a great way of experiencing the Arctic wilderness.
A Canine Case

A Canine Case

They’re cute and they’re fast; a husky tour is an exquisite way to see the Arctic wilderness in Finland.
Feel the Breeze

Feel the Breeze

Winters in Finland are cold, but all you need to do is dress right and enjoy the opportunities the season provides.
Winter

Winter

During January and February, there is almost always snow in northern and eastern Finland. Even if there’s little snow in Helsinki, there’s often up to a metre or more on the slopes in Lapland. The snow season in northern Finland...
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