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Meet Yuichi – the master of polar night

Even though many people associate the aurora with cold and snowy winter scenery, the most active seasons are actually autumn and spring when the earth’s orientation towards the sun maximises the probability of solar flares interacting with the planet’s magnetic field to generate this phenomenon.

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Autumn and spring – the best aurora seasons

Even though many people associate the aurora with cold and snowy winter scenery, the most active seasons are actually autumn and spring when the earth’s orientation towards the sun maximises the probability of solar flares interacting with the planet’s magnetic field to generate this phenomenon.

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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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Polar Night Magic – winter’s many faces

Winter in Finland is a magical season. Follow our 10-step guide through the darkest winter months all the way until the first rays of spring sun.

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Meet Angela - The Aurora Dreamer

Angela from China fell in love with the Northern Lights when she was a little girl. Now she works in one of the best places in the world to experience this amazing natural phenomenon - a glass igloo village in Finnish Lapland.

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Wintertime magic of Porvoo

Old Porvoo is one of Finland’s most idyllic districts. The cobbled streets are lined with old, doll-house-like houses and on top of the hill a white stone church looks over the river valley. Wonderful in the summer, magical during wintertime. Only one hour East of Helsinki.

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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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Winter

Winter in Finland is cold and dark, but all the white snow makes it extremely beautiful. As snow envelopes the country into a magical place Finns have thought of plenty of activities to fill the time: from downhill or cross-country skiing to dogsled or skimobile safaris, from ice-skating or ice-fishing to downright crazy ice-swimming, the choice is endless – and fun!

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Meet Yuichi – the master of polar night Autumn and spring – the best aurora seasons 100 Days of Polar Night Magic An Unforgettable Family Christmas Polar Night Magic – winter’s many faces Meet Angela - The Aurora Dreamer Wintertime magic of Porvoo 5-step retreat by Angry Birds Winter