Category Archives: Finland

7 Villages in Finnish Lakeland You Need to Know About

Keuruu - 7 Villages in Finnish Lakeland You Need to Know About

There are so many amazing places to visit in Finland from the capital city to Lapland to the north.  This guide focuses on Finnish Lakeland and the spectacular places that exist there.  These are seven villages in Finnish Lakeland you need to know about. I recently visited Finnish Lakeland (Lahti and Tampere) and was blown […]

Ultimate One Day in Helsinki Itinerary for First-Time Visitors

One day in Helsinki itinerary for first-timers (things to do, places to see, and more!)

Helsinki, Finland is one of my favorite cities. I continue going back there year after year (many times a year) and always finding something new that excites me. While I think you can spend heaps of time there and never get bored… this guide is a one day in Helsinki itinerary for those just getting […]

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.  […]

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 […]

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 […]