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How to spend time in Helsinki

At 10pm, 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...
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Cruising the fjords of Norway

Cruising around the fjords of Norway aboard Cunard's Queen Elizabeth is a wonderful way to explore the country. Waterfalls plunge down towering crystalline rock walls; wispy clouds shroud the soaring peaks; glaciers glisten beside blankets...
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Tracking Santa to a Christmas Wonderland in Lapland

They huddle in hot saunas, drink spice wine and reminisce about good times while the children open their presents delivered by Santa Claus. During the other 364 days in the year, children from all over...
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Visit Finland – Lapland in summer

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...
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Norway in a nutshell – cruising the fjords

Norway’s stunning shoreline are pieces of puzzle that may have been created by Viking gods. Bryggen, Bergen - A Norwegian dream It’s a blue-sky day and the sun is shining on Bergen’s sapphire-coloured harbour. From my...
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Finland tourism – the Kings Road

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...
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Lapland Finland in summer

Even though I have been incredibly lucky to be able to make a career change from chef to travel photographer, I’ve learnt that sometimes it’s necessary to make your own luck. So that’s exactly...

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Farm to table in BC’s Okanagan Valley

Barrels of freshly picked apples, baskets piled to the brim with sweet cherries, juicy peaches, plums and vegetables. A picturesque region of vineyards, orchards,...

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