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One topic at a time, our blog introduces life in the Arctic to you. From our daily lives here in the North to the old beliefs built around the Northern Lights and the history of Lapland, our blog familiarizes Finland and the Finns to you on a new level.

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What Clothes to Pack for a Winter Vacation in Lapland?

During the coldest months in Lapland, the temperatures can drop even as low as –30 degrees Celsius, which means that packing proper clothing is vital to having an enjoyable vacation in Lapland. Even the warmer temperatures may start feeling cold in activities like husky rides and reindeer sleigh rides. We Finns have been learning how to …

Best Winter Activities for Families in Rovaniemi

There are so many exciting winter activities in Rovaniemi but how can you experience everything with your family? We gathered all the best winter activities for families and tips on how to experience them on your family vacation in Lapland and create amazing, unforgettable memories as a family.  Snowmobiling with Children The best way to …

FINNISH CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

What are the Finnish Christmas traditions? Christmas is getting closer and people are getting into the holiday mood. In Apukka, this time of the year is usually the busiest and Apukka is filled with happy faces. Christmas songs, Christmas tree and the warm from the fireplace of Apukka would invite you to sit down and relax. Next year, dear friends, the dream is true. But …

The Magic of Christmas time

Through this blog you’ve had a chance to take a sneak peak into daily lives here in Lapland, the history of the region and the peculiar manners of the Finns. However, we just recently realised that there is one important aspect that we’ve never told you about in the blog. A well-kept secret that not …


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