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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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Day and Evening Trips to Apukka Resort

We warmly welcome all guests in Rovaniemi to visit Apukka Resort! Take the Apukka Shuttle Bus from Rovaniemi City or Santa Claus Village; our winter wonderland is waiting for you! For the evening visit, fill your appetite in Restaurant Aitta or Pizzeria Kota. Our cozy Lobby Bar Riihi invites you for beverages and our open …

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 …

6 Must-do Things When Traveling to Lapland in Winter – The Ultimate Lapland Bucket List

There are so many iconic things to do in the Arctic Circle during the winter, but what are the ones you shouldn’t miss out on? Look no further; we’ve gathered the ultimate Lapland bucket list of things that are totally worth your time. So experience the best of Finnish Lapland and Rovaniemi through active days …

The Story of a Certain Dogmusher

Apukka Resort is a wilderness resort on the edge of the Lappish outback. It is old log walls and fireplaces, laavus hidden deep in the surrounding forests and a location for endless possibilities of spotting the mythical Northern Lights. But beyond all this, Apukka Resort is the people. We have an amazing team of brave souls with limitless …

Marvelous Adventures of a Husky

So, let’s talk about huskies. Because, who wouldn’t love dogs? At Apukka Resort we are currently building a brand new, spacious dog yard, with the main focus on the well being of the dogs. When you step inside the dog yard, your heart simply melts. Dozens of beautiful eyes of different colors are focused on …




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