Blogger couple Salim & Linda came to Finland last summer to discover the true meaning of Finnish summer life from a local point of view. What is the Finnish way to go on holiday and relax?

Join Salim and Linda on their relaxing adventure in the Finnish wilderness and get inspired for your next holiday – may it be slower than ever.

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Kayaking in the silence

“We are on the Oulanka River in Lapland. It is near the Russian border below the Arctic Circle. It is stunning.”

“This is the most impressive silence I’ve ever witnessed”

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Introduction to the sauna

“We have arrived at the Sauna Tour. We are in the forest in the middle of nowhere. We are welcomed by Elves...”

The sauna is ready. They started heating it about seven hours ago.
“It is 1.30am and this is the darkest it gets.”
“To all the hipsters out there buying organic food... Finland is way ahead of you. Wild food, guys.”

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Bear spotting in the wild

We have been told that bears can see us and that they hide to watch us.

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