Category Archives: Finland

Helsinki Packing List: 10 Useful Things to Pack for Helsinki

Helsinki Packing List: 10 Useful Things to Pack for Helsinki

Traveling to Finland can be daunting when it comes to pondering over what to pack.  The seasons vary drastically and the weather can be extremely unpredictable at times. This is a quick Helsinki packing guide for those finding themselves in the Finnish capital.  It includes a few clothing items, electronics, packing tips, and more! Helsinki […]

How to Easily Get From Rovaniemi Airport to the City (4 Options)

Rovaniemi airport to city

This guide will give you the details about how to get from Rovaniemi Airport to the city center. It will also show you how to get from Rovaniemi Airport to Santa Claus Village, if that happens to be your first stop or where your hotel is! We are listing multiple options, allowing you to chose […]

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 […]

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 […]