Lapland – Useful Stuff

We stayed a week in Finnish Lapland, having been twice before skiing and then visiting with a young child, we amassed a few tips and hints which I thought apt to pass on, maybe helpful to someone else preparing a holiday in this winter wonderland. First up, sounds obvious but could never be stressed enough […]

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Lapping It Up In Levi

170km north of the Arctic Circle is the little winter resort town of Levi – our base for this Lapland holiday. The atmosphere is warm and friendly, it is picture postcard perfect and although it is Finland’s most famous ski resort, we found it quiet, calm and just the best place to chill and relax […]

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Dashing Through The Snow On A Husky Sled

Another of those incredible experiences in Lapland, one we all loved but it nearly didn’t happen. Scheduled to take place early in the week, the temperature at -30 degrees centigrade was deemed by the experts to be dangerously low. Unwilling to risk frostbite we resigned ourselves to missing out, however when the weather warmed up […]

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Exploring Turku

On our penultimate day in Naantali we took a trip to nearby Turku, an easy twenty minute drive and a lucky find – a free of charge parking spot on a street very close to the cathedral. This is Finland’s oldest town and was the old capital of the country until 1812. It is a seaside […]

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