Category Archives: Finland

7 Things to Do in Ruka and Kuusamo, Finland in Winter

Porjolan Pirtti or Santa's Cottage in Lapland, Finland in Kuusamo

My first memories of Lapland trace back to my childhood sitting in geography class learning about the barren and unrelenting landscape of the Nordic north.  I was enthralled and captivated by the cold and the people who could endure such conditions.  After all, I grew up in a place where the summers are so warm […]

Tallinn to Helsinki Ferry: Cruising Across the Baltic Sea with Tallink Megastar

It took me eight years of living in Europe to take a Baltic ferry.  I have visited the Baltics and Nordics so many times (I mean, I lived in Norway for four years!), but I never seemed to hop aboard a ship and sail to my next destination; it was all about the plane journey.  […]

Dog Sledding in Rovaniemi (Husky Tours, Tips, & More!)

Dog Sledding in Rovaniemi

Are you planning to go dog sledding in Rovaniemi on your Lapland trip? This guide gives you all the details about what to expect from husky tours in Rovaniemi, including tips, what to wear, and the best-rated tours for a safari. If you’re simply looking for a quick list of our recommended tours, here they […]

14 Places to Visit in Finland in Winter (Not Just Lapland!)

Levi Finland during winter

Are you interested in booking a trip to Finland in winter? While there are many places to visit in Finland in winter, you really need to plan ahead to see which destination fits you best! Most people think winter in Finland can only be experienced by visiting Lapland… but several other places in Finland are […]

How to See the Northern Lights in Rovaniemi (Tours + Tips)

Northern lights over Lapland

If you are planning a trip to Lapland, there is a very probable chance that seeing the northern lights in Rovaniemi is high on your list.  It was on mine!  This guide will walk you through the best Rovaniemi northern lights tours, how to see them, when to see them, and more! Have you witnessed […]

11 Best Rovaniemi Tours: Northern Lights, Huskies, and More!

Dog sledding in Rovaniemi Finland Lapland

Rovaniemi is definitely one of the most premier places to visit in Finland and Europe during the winter months. You’ll find the northern lights, Santa Claus Village, and many adventurous things to do in Rovaniemi in winter. Because many people travel to Rovaniemi from afar, planning your trip to Lapland and northern Finland can be […]