Perfect sky to tempt the northern lights into performing, 29.03.2019 – Finland Travel Article

Perfect sky to tempt the northern lights into performing, 29.03.2019 Tonight as the twighlight faded the northern lights became visible across the sky. We stopped to watch them a couple of times on our journey out into the wilderness. Then as we progressed the lights became very bright, a short distance to a good viewing spot and one extra stop to watch the strongest display of the evening. Beautiful tall fingers of light reaching up into space, just what we…

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Autumn in Finland | All Secrets of Finnish Autumn Revealed – Gofinland Blog – Scandinavian Travel Article

Autumn in Finland | All Secrets of Finnish Autumn Revealed – Gofinland Blog Photo by Visit Finland/Soili Jussila Finland is a country of four beautiful seasons, all of which have their unique characters. Yet, most tourists visit Finland either in summer or winter. This is what most tour operators, travel sites and guides advice you to do, too. As summer is slowly drifting away and Finns are getting ready for the brisk autumn air, we want to embrace this beautiful…

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10 Items Under 10 Eur, Small photo Accessories for Travel Photography – Finland Travel Blog – Best Places to Visit in Europe – Finland Travel Article

10 Items Under 10 Eur, Small photo Accessories for Travel Photography – Finland Travel Blog – Best Places to Visit in Europe Inexpensive, small photo accessories can contribute to your photography far beyond their price. In this post, I have gathered 10 items that I carry in my bag. All the accessories are small, and therefore, suitable for travel photography. This post has affiliate links under every item. Buying from those doesn’t cost you extra, but leaves me a small…

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New Year’s Traditions in Finland – Finland Travel Article

New Year’s Traditions in Finland In Finland the celebration of the New Year is a very boisterous event. The official holiday is New Year’s Day 1.1, but Finns celebrate it on the last day of December. This day is called New Year’s Eve. Of course, the Eve is there to celebrate the changing year. When the year changes, people wish to each other “Onnellista Uutta Vuotta!”, which means ‘’Happy New Year’’ in Finnish. There are many kinds of celebration styles…

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Eight handpicked favourites from the archipelago – Finland Travel Article

Eight handpicked favourites from the archipelago Bengtskär – The Nordic region’s most magnificent lighthouseWith the sea surrounding you on every side, it feels very wild. Under feet is stone that’s around 1.8 billion years old, formed when the Ice Age past by the same spot about 11,500 years ago. As you stand and gaze up at the handsome and imposing grey stone tower before you, rugged and beautiful in equal measure, there’s plenty to make you ponder your significance. Bengtskär…

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Tasty and Traditional – A Small Guide for Celebrating Christmas in Finland – Finland Travel Article

Tasty and Traditional – A Small Guide for Celebrating Christmas in Finland Despite the modern times we live in, Christmas in Finland is all about traditions that have been passed down through generations. Unlike most Christian countries where Christmas Day, December 25th, is the primary day of the Christmas celebrations, Finnish families traditionally gather together for festivities on Christmas Eve, December 24th. It’s also the day when the most famous person living in Finland, Santa Claus, visits well-behaved Finnish children…

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Hello Helsinki! – Norway Travel Article

Hello Helsinki! Helsinki is a modern city with over half a million residents and is situated on the Baltic Sea. With a history stretching back to its foundation in 1550, it has been the capital of Finland since 1812. The summer in Helsinki is bright. The days are at their longest in the second half of June, when the sun stays above the horizon for 19 hours. The evenings grow cool towards the end of September, and the days grow…

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