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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.

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. Bear watching is one of those...
finland lapland
Visit Finland in summer and sunshine, scenery, Santa and Sami culture are some of the things you'll see. These are the ingredients of an exciting summer holiday to Finland Lapland. Images of a wintery snow-filled wonderland with dog-sleighs, ice hotels and Santa Claus offers an idyllic landscape for Australians who...
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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