The Cutest Little River Town in Finland: Porvoo

The Cutest Little River Town in Finland: Porvoo

Porvoo in Finland is a darling little town famous for two things: its colorful Old town and cute almond pastry, called Runeberg’s Cake. As Porvoo is only a 50-minute bus ride away from Helsinki, it makes the most adorable day trip destination from the capital in any...

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Things to Do in Helsinki: 7 Curiously Finnish Ideas

Things to Do in Helsinki: 7 Curiously Finnish Ideas

Are you looking for unique things to do in Helsinki which tell something about the city’s special character and us Finns? You might already have the Finnish sauna, Helsinki Cathedral, Suomenlinna island and tasting Finnish foods on your list, right? Perfect, those are...

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10 Charming Things to Do in Jyväskylä

10 Charming Things to Do in Jyväskylä

Jyväskylä is a major city in the Lakeland area, 3 hours north of Helsinki. If you are exploring southern and middle Finland, visiting Jyväskylä will be a highlight of your trip! It’s a city that all Finns love. Jyväskylä is even more special to me as it is my old...

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Things To Do in Ylläs Ski Resort

Things To Do in Ylläs Ski Resort

I’ll tell you a little secret. For us Finns, Ylläs is one of the places in Finland to experience outdoors, Lapland and nature sports. Say to any Finn that you will visit Ylläs and you’ll get an approbative nod. Great choice.

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Visiting Rovaniemi – Favorite Places in Town!

Visiting Rovaniemi – Favorite Places in Town!

Rovaniemi. "What is that? I have never heard of such a place." That's ok! Most people know just one city in Finland and that is naturally the capital, Helsinki. When I am thinking about traveling to a new country, I find it difficult to be interested in visiting...

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The Ultimate Guide to Pyhä Luosto National Park

The Ultimate Guide to Pyhä Luosto National Park

Hiking in Pyhä Luosto national park was one of my life’s best holidays. I want to share our itinerary and packing list, hoping that it helps the preparations of other fellow hikers in Lapland. This packing list is great for multi-day hikes anywhere in summer and autumn Finland.

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Easy Lapland Walking Day Trip near Rovaniemi

Easy Lapland Walking Day Trip near Rovaniemi

Lapland walking day trip is a must if you are visiting North Finland! For an easy day trip, I recommend Pyhä and Luosto region. There is Pyhä-Luosto national park, which has fells and hills of the ripe age of 2000 million. It is very close to Rovaniemi, but yet it...

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