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Things to do in Finland, from exploring Finnish design to culture and food. Places to visit include Finnish Lapland to cool spots in Helsinki.

historic finland landmark savonlinna
Finland is a stable, safe and socially progressive country with a respected judicial system, a sound banking system and ethical companies. Finland's 5.5 million people enjoy a standard of lifestyle that is the envy of many who live in a land of wild natural landscapes and cities with cutting-edge...
helsinki see and do
At 10 pm, while most people back home are getting ready to go to bed, the sidewalk cafés along Helsinki’s Pohjoisesplanadi esplanade are awash with the soft glow of daylight. It's a wonderful time in Helsinki to be out and about. I've taken my place at a table at one...
santa in lapland
Christmas is around the corner and I'm sure you're all ready and set to celebrate another wonderful Christmas. Christmas reminds me of hot summer days on the beach or in the pool. I love Christmas and have always enjoyed that time of year when I can stop working and...
finland bear watching
A forest hideaway in Finland offers an exciting night of brown bear spotting. Our guide points towards the soggy mud at a fresh bear footprint, size 13 super-wide fitting. I peer into the forest but all is still and there are no bears in sight. I'm sleeping over in...
finland lapland
Visit Finland in summer and sunshine, scenery, Santa and Sami culture are some of the things to do in Lapland in summer. These are the ingredients for an exciting summer holiday.  Images of a wintery snow-filled wonderland with dog sleighs, ice hotels and Santa Claus offers an idyllic landscape for...
finlad 8
Once traversed by Swedish kings and Russian Tsar, the King’s Road meanders along the tranquil Finnish coast revealing a rich royal heritage influenced by Finland’s two conquering neighbours. In 1809 Tsar Alexander I marched led an army into the group of provinces that makes up Finland today. It ended Sweden’s...

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