Charyn Canyon: My First Taste of Nature in Kazakhstan

Charyn Canyon in Kazakhstan

When I traveled to Kazakhstan nearly three years ago, I never really left the cities.  I went to Kostanay, Astana, Karaganda, and Almaty.   I was here at the end of December and throughout a great portion of January and I just wasn’t keen on exploring nature in the frigid temperatures I was welcomed with. […]

Asikkala’s Lehmonkärki is the Getaway You Didn’t Know You Needed

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Lehmonkärki in Asikkala, Finland is one of the best getaways and secrets in all of Finland.  Located a short distance from Finland’s adventure capital, Lahti, this nature resort has it all and is the perfect respite for all types of travelers regardless of whether they are looking for activities or relaxation. This is a guide […]

9 Reasons to Visit Lahti, Finnish Lakeland’s Green Getaway

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There are so many great reasons to visit Lahti, a green and natural destination about two hours north of Helsinki.  This is a list of things to do in Lahti and amazing reasons to visit one of my new favorite green getaways in Finnish Lakeland.  If you have any other reasons to head there, please […]