Kemi Snow Castle and Sampo Ice Breaker
Mar27

Kemi Snow Castle and Sampo Ice Breaker

Hello guys! In this episode of our Lapland travels we are going to visit Kemi in Sea Lapland region. Sea Lapland is situated in South-West Lapland, on the shore of the Gulf of Bothnia. Kemi is small city yet it features some of Lapland’s biggest attractions – wonderful Snow Castle and Sampo Icebreaker. Kemi is a great example of Lapland’s diversity. Occupying the third part of Finland, Lapland features vast lands and...

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Winter adventures in Levi Ski Resort
Feb20

Winter adventures in Levi Ski Resort

Hello guys! As you might know, I really love Levi. It is one of the most amazing destinations in the whole Finnish Lapland. We go here several times a year, both Winter and Summer. When Lapland The Magazine invited me to visit this beautiful once again, I knew that I had to answer the call! There are many reasons to love Levi – beautiful alpine and cross-country skiing tracks, a myriad of winter adventures and safaris, as well as the...

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Animal welfare in Lapland
Feb15

Animal welfare in Lapland

About the author of this post: José Carlos García Rosell works as a Senior Lecturer at the Multidimensional Tourism Institute (MTI), University of Lapland. He is currently leading the project “Animals and Responsible Tourism”, which is funded by Tekes – the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation. Husky and reindeer safaris are the most popular activities among tourists, who visit Lapland every winter. These two animal-based activities...

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A full day living Lapland
Feb06

A full day living Lapland

It was our first day in Rovaniemi, we landed the night before at -36 degrees and we immediately went into the taxi, which took us to the door of our house. The next morning, while we had breakfast in the kitchen, we saw the dim sunlight on the horizon almost like a mirage. Even though it was nine o’clock in the morning, there were still three hours until dawn and the darkness predominated in the sky. The polar night in Finland...

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A night snowmobile ride into magic-land
Jan23

A night snowmobile ride into magic-land

Maryke Roberts is a veteran journalist based in Cape Town, South Africa. Covering an array of fields including travel, wine, literature, theatre and agriculture, she contributes to some of South Africa’s most widely read magazines, newspapers and websites. Her work is regularly singled out for awards. She loves travel, which is second only to her co-writing husband, and a passion that has taken her across the length and breadth of the...

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Snowboarding in Rovaniemi
Jan11

Snowboarding in Rovaniemi

About the author of this post: My name is Eeva-Maija Haavisto and Rovaniemi had been my home away from home ever since I was born because the other side of my family is originally from the region. When I was younger my favourite vacations were the ones we did to Rovaniemi to visit our cottage because of how much closer the nature was compared to the big city. The slow and stress free lifestyle of Rovaniemi started to appeal to me as I...

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