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Meet Akira, a Japanese Chef in Lapland

Twenty years ago, Akira Omori packed his backpack and went on the road. The young man couldn’t have then imagined that he would leave Tokyo behind for good.

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Surfing Finn Style

Finland may be a long way from Hawaii but the surf's up in this Nordic country.

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How to Dress Right and Enjoy the Winter

Yes, it gets cold in Finland in the winter. But that's no reason to stay indoors - just gear up right and make the most of the fresh white season.

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Cross-country – Skiing with Feeling

Cross-country skiing is somewhat of a national sport in Finland. It is extremely good for the body and mind, with beautiful winter scenery serving as an inspiring backdrop.

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Call of the Wild - Tinja and Her Dogs

Tinja Myllykangas is a young woman who traded city life to a wilderness hut in Lapland. She now runs a sled dog safari business and shares a deep bond with the wild.

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On the Move in Snowy Helsinki

Activities in wintery Helsinki: top things to do in the snowy capital.

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