Category Archives: FINLAND

Top 21 Things to Do in Helsinki, Finland

Top 21 Things to Do in Helsinki

Ok, so disclaimer coming up! When I visited the city of Helsinki, which is the Finnish capital, it was actually a national holiday! Yes, unbeknownst to me, the one main day that I had set aside to run around Helsinki and undertake all the sightseeing I could, was actually Finnish Independence Day. And it was […]

15 Things to Know Before You Travel Finland

Things to Know Before You Travel Finland

I have to admit, when I first headed to Finland, I was a Nordic novice. Yes, visiting Finland heralded my first time stepping foot into this very unique part of Europe and honestly, I didn’t know what to expect. All I knew was that it would be pricey (probs the reason I hadn’t been to […]

Top 10 Airbnbs in Helsinki

Top 10 Airbnbs in Helsinki

The Finnish capital is not known for being the cheapest city on earth – infact, it’s known for being one of the priciest! – which is exactly why staying in an Airbnb can be a great option for your time here. And that’s even more true given the number of great Airbnb’s there are in […]

How to Travel from Helsinki to Lapland

They are the 2 most visited regions in Finland and, as such, knowing how to travel between Helsinki and Lapland is an absolutely crucial piece of travel research for most visitors compiling their itinerary in this country. Which is exactly why I’m bringing you the full lowdown here on how to travel between the north […]

How Much Does a Trip to Finland Cost?

How Much Does a Trip to Finland Cost

It’s no surprise to learn that Finland does not account for the cheapest trip I’ve ever taken! Yes, being situated in Scandinavia – a region known for its high cost of living – it’s fair to say Finland isn’t a country usually associated with budget travel. In fact, this is probably why it’s only recently […]

Ultimate 1 Week Finland Itinerary

Ultimate 1 Week Finland Itinerary

So you’re looking to travel to Finland, but don’t know where in the country to spend your time? Well you’ve come to the right place! Following my fabulous trip to this country, I’m now bringing you my ultimate Finland itinerary with all the info you need to have an amazing week in this country. From […]

Top 10 Things to Do in Lapland

Top 10 Things To Do in Lapland

No question, one of the best ways to get fired up for your Lapland adventures is to check out the amazing range of Arctic activities you can enjoy there. From child-friendly excursions, great for kids big and small, through to more active adventures that take in the best of the region’s amazing landscape, there’s a […]

What to Pack for a Finland Winter Trip

What to Pack for a Winter Trip to Finland

There’s no question, Finland can get pretty cold! When I was in Helsinki, I experienced temperatures of minus 19 and in Lapland, it got down to minus 30 degrees! And I’m talking degrees celsius here! .. And it wasn’t even the coldest time of the year! Ok, so I know I’m going on a bit […]

Christmas in Lapland: How to Plan the Best Trip

All You Need to Know About Christmas in Lapland

If there’s one time of year everyone wants to visit Lapland, it’s in the lead-up to Christmas. After all, this winter wonderland just screams festive fun and if there’s one surefire way to get you into the holiday spirit, then kicking off Christmas in Lapland is surely it! And I should know! It’s not every […]

12 Ways to Holiday in Lapland for Less

How to Holiday in Lapland for Less

Whether it’s for kids to see Santa at Christmas or for big kids to get there winter snow fix, there’s no question Lapland is an absolute bucket list classic for many travellers. Which is why it’s pretty ironic, that I didn’t realise just how much of a bucket list trip this was until I actually […]