Tag: Finland


Goodbye Germany… Travel

Yes, you guessed it. It’s time for another announcement and let me tell you it is a good one. I have been wanting to share this news with you for a very long time and now I am finally able to. For the past weeks and months I have been preparing for a new long-term adventure. In just a few short weeks I will be...

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The Best Outdoor Activities to Explore Lapland’s Winter Landscape Finland

Lapland is the perfect winter wonderland. A paradise for winter fans and lovers of the great outdoors. The winter season in Finnish Lapland starts in November and the snow often sticks around until May. That means you can enjoy winter sports and snow adventures for around six months. Now that we have established that Lapland offers plenty of time to play in the snow, I...

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Snowmobiles, Campfires & Ice Fishing: Celebrating Easter in the Arctic Finland

Easter in Germany means different things to different people. The weather is mostly unpredictable. For all you know you could be doing your Easter egg hunt outdoors wearing shorts and a t-shirt or you might find yourself eating Easter dinner while watching a hail storm blowing outside. The Easter traditions vary depending on region, faith and even the people you’re celebrating with, but one thing...

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Everything you need to know about visiting the Arctic during Polar Night Travel

Can you imagine 52 days without sun? Neither could I! But after spending a few weeks in Finnish Lapland during polar night, I know it’s nothing like the vision I had in mind.  I’ve put together a handy little guide providing you with everything you need to know about the polar night to inspire you to visit the Arctic and experience this unique natural phenomenon....

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2016: A Year in Travel Travel

The year is drawing to a close, but I’m not quite ready to wave 2016 goodbye just yet. I wanted to  look back on my travels this year, share my highlights & memories in the hope to inspire your wanderlust for the new year. This has been an incredibly inspiring, motivating and simply amazing year. I am incredibly thankful for the opportunities I had this...

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What to expect from a Northern Lights Photography Course Finland

My first week here in a small village called Utsjoki in Finnish Lapland was a memorable one to say the least. Not only did I begin my training as a tourist guide, but I also had the pleasure to take part in my very first Northern Lights Photography course…in Finnish. You love photography and would love to learn more about capturing the Northern Lights? Then...

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Finnish Lapland – The perfect balance of nature and culture Finland

The plane was descending towards Ivalo airport and I suddenly felt ecstatic about the adventure ahead of me. I couldn’t quite believe that I had travelled 450km north of the Arctic Circle to see the Northern Lights and experience Lapland.  The view from the plane was incredible, nothing like I’d ever seen before. Half frozen rivers and lakes cutting through the vast landscape of the...

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Finland here I come: Preparation for the big adventure Finland

If you’re following me on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter you will have seen the big announcement already.  Just a little more than a week and I will be heading to Finland, further North than I have ever been before. So where am I going and what will I be doing? I’m travelling to the Utsjoki, the most Northern community in the Finnish part of Lapland...

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