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How to See the Northern Lights in Style

The very words the Arctic Circle and the promise of the Northern Lights are enough to send shivers down the spine. The reality of trying to find them can morph... Read More

Travel Post by Inside the Travel Lab on the 11-09-16


9 Best Things to Do in Helsinki Finland

I visited Helsinki in the starkness of February. Fortunately I’m Canadian and an urban traveler so the weather doesn’t affect my travels because the best things to do in Helsinki are going... Read More

Travel Post by Bacon is Magic on the 05-09-16


Frozen in Finland – A Travelette Plays Elsa

I don’t like bucket lists. There, I said it. Ticking off places from such a list doesn’t interest me much. However, there are a some places that are definitely bucket list... Read More

Travel Post by Travelettes on the 17-05-16


Unforgettable winter experiences

I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with winter. On the one hand, I love the gorgeous winter scenes and the cozy feeling of sitting by a crackling fire with... Read More

Travel Post by Velvet Escape on the 16-12-15


A Snow Mobile Safari in Finland

Zooming in the Snow A guest post from Michael Took Located in the far north of Finnish Lapland and above the Article Circle, Torassieppi Reindeer Farm is a sleepy wilderness of calm.... Read More

Travel Post by Inside the Travel Lab on the 29-04-15


Ice fishing in the Arctic Circle

Ice Fishing in Finland Today’s travel article on ice fishing in Finland comes from writer Mike Took. Take it away Mike… Give a man an auger and he’ll fish… eventually All is... Read More

Travel Post by Inside the Travel Lab on the 24-03-15


Postcards from Finland

The grande finale in photos, videos, and tips. ... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 23-03-15


Silence, Please.

Indulging in one of Finland's greatest natural resources. ... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 20-03-15


These Are Our People

In the cold of a Finnish winter, we found nothing but pure warmth. ... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 16-03-15


In and Out of Tampere

In spirit, there is little distinction between being inside the city and being outside. ... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 12-03-15


Dog Sledding, as Intended

70 kms over 2 days, 300 kms inside of the Arctic Circle. ... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 09-03-15


Summer by the Seaside: A Day Trip to Hanko and Ekenäs

Sometimes when we travel it’s easy to stick to the capital, but then we end up missing out on gems that are so close by! That’s why today I wanted to... Read More

Travel Post by That Backpacker on the 13-09-14


A Magical Journey Through Rauma, Finland

“Rauma? Why are you going there?” Again and again, Finns asked me this question. Rauma is a nice place, surely, but would you go out of your way to go... Read More

Travel Post by Adventurous Kate on the 08-09-14


An unusual love for Finnish Salmiakki

I have an embarrassing confession to make. As my silky smooth flight – with Finn Air via Toronto – was approximately two hours away from landing in Helsinki, I was... Read More

Travel Post by Nomadic Samuel on the 07-09-14


The UNESCO Hunt: 82-91

It’s been a summer of European travel, and for that reason, it’s been a summer of UNESCO World Heritage Sites! If you’re interested in World Heritage Sites, there’s no better... Read More

Travel Post by Adventurous Kate on the 25-08-14


Your Guide to Helsinki in the Summertime!

When you live in a place that has long winters, you really have to learn to savour those short summer months, and Finland is a perfect example of that. I recently got to spend... Read More

Travel Post by That Backpacker on the 19-08-14


Every Man’s Right and Finland’s Outdoor Culture

If there’s one thing I learned during my recent visit to Finland, it’s that the heart of the country is found outdoors. Yes, the capital of Helsinki is home to cultural events, design... Read More

Travel Post by That Backpacker on the 15-08-14


Back to Finland!

As I’m typing this, I’m mere hours away from leaving Toronto, Canada en route to return to one of my favorite countries in Europe.  It was the first country in... Read More

Travel Post by Nomadic Samuel on the 05-08-14


Going back to Finland!

I didn’t expect to be going back to Europe so soon, but in just a matter of days I’m heading back to Finland! I always thought my second trip to Finland... Read More

Travel Post by That Backpacker on the 04-08-14


How I Will Remember 2013

Kentville, Canada Like most people I am always looking forward to what’s coming next and I often don’t take the time to look back and contemplate what I’ve done. This site forces... Read More

Travel Post by Bacon is Magic on the 27-12-13


Eating Reindeer Meat in Finland

On a quest to try as many authentic Finnish foods as possible, we ended up visiting an outdoor terrace which served Reindeer meat and samplers of Finnish beers in Helsinki, Finland. ... Read More

Travel Post by Nomadic Samuel on the 27-11-13


A Voyage to Helsinki, Finland – What To Do and See

Finland is a beautiful country and a great travel destination with many attractions any time of year.  Helsinki has been the capital of Finland since the early 1800′s, although it... Read More

Travel Post by As We Travel on the 11-11-13


Ferry Ride From Finland to Estonia

Today’s feature travel photo from Europe is of our a ferry ride we took from Finland to Estonia on a gorgeous morning day when the sun was out shining. The two... Read More

Travel Post by Nomadic Samuel on the 06-10-13


VIDEO: Salmiakki: Finnish Salty Licorice

Never shying away from trying new exotic delights in Finland, we grabbed a package of Finnish Salmiakki, known as black salty licorice, to sample in a ‘fear factor’ type of taste... Read More

Travel Post by Nomadic Samuel on the 04-10-13


Travel Videos From Finland

Back in July we partnered with Visit Finland to explore the Archipelago region of Finland during the inviting months of summer. A the time we had no idea what to expect... Read More

Travel Post by Backpacking Travel Blog on the 27-09-13


Kayaking on the Archipelago Sea

“Just don’t fall in. Don’t fall in.” The waters were icy cold in defiance of summer as I dipped my feet into the Archipelago Sea and climbed into my kayak. I asked... Read More

Travel Post by That Backpacker on the 29-08-13


VIDEO: Things to do in Helsinki, Finland

On our second day exploring Helsinki, Finland we give you a tour around the city with some suggested things to do in the downtown area along with a visit to Market... Read More

Travel Post by Nomadic Samuel on the 07-08-13


VIDEO: Katajanokka Jail Hotel

We’re typically fond of quirky and/or heritage types of hotels, so when we had the chance to stay at Katajanokka Hotel (a former prison jail house) in Helsinki, Finland, we jumped... Read More

Travel Post by Nomadic Samuel on the 06-08-13


Summer in Helsinki: First Impressions from the Capital City

Though the goal of my time in Finland was to eat my way around the archipelago region and explore the outdoors with Visit Finland, I knew I couldn’t come to the... Read More

Travel Post by That Backpacker on the 03-08-13


VIDEO: First Impressions of Helsinki, Finland

After a long trip starting in Bangkok, Thailand we finally arrived in Helsinki, Finland where we discuss our first impressions of the city/country on the very first day of our travel... Read More

Travel Post by Nomadic Samuel on the 26-07-13