Make the most of your Helsinki Stopover
Nov09

Make the most of your Helsinki Stopover

Thanks in part to incentives by Finnair and Visit Finland more of Lapland Safaris‘ clients for the coming season will be taking the opportunity to spend some time in Helsinki before continuing their journey to Lapland. With this in mind we have put together a guide to getting the best out of your Helsinki stop-over, selecting some of the best attractions to visit. Helsinki is a compact city, making it easy to get around. It is...

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5 Ways Luosto is the perfect winter dream destination
Feb29

5 Ways Luosto is the perfect winter dream destination

I was looking for a winter getaway, to get out of the city, breathe some nature and feel the wild. I also didn’t want to drive for hours, so my criteria were pretty solid. The ideal spot turned out to be Luosto! Within easy reach of a very frequented airport, not very crowded, winter wonderland. For two quick days I went on an escape into the Finnish wilderness, and the trip was quite extraordinary. Let me tell you why: 1. Feel...

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What to do in Lapland in winter
Mar11

What to do in Lapland in winter

Few days ago we released our latest video about winter activities in Lapland. I loved it so much that I felt like I had to write about all the things you can do in Lapland in winter time. The winter season will be ending in about one month from now, but the message of this post will be valid for many winters.  I hope that it will help travellers who plan to visit Lapland in the future. When is a good time to visit Lapland? This should...

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Snowmobile Safari In The Arctic Night
Feb17

Snowmobile Safari In The Arctic Night

About the authors of this post: Dalene and Pete are two Canadians who were recently named National Geographic Travelers of the Year. In 2009, the couple traded in their corporate lives for a life of travel and have been on the road non-stop since. You can read about all their adventures at www.hecktictravels.com. Because both Pete and I grew up in northern Canada, many people don’t believe when we’ve said that neither of us have been...

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Lapland is above ordinary
Feb02

Lapland is above ordinary

Have a look of the great video produced by the Regional Council of Lapland. If you have followed our videos in our Youtube Channel, you might recognize some of the clips of Lapland Safaris. Every minute of this 5 minutes video is worth watching. It shows how is Lapland today, with the villages and tourist resorts. It tells about the nature, tundra, lakes, the see, rivers… silence and the sound of life in nature, but also about...

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A snowmobile experience in Rovaniemi
Jan22

A snowmobile experience in Rovaniemi

This is a guest post written by Laurence Norah about his experience in Rovaniemi during a snowmobile trip to a handicraft workshop. The trip was part of the Nordic Bogger’s Experience Finland.  Thank you Norah… and hope to see you back here soon! Check the Bio of the Author at the end of this post. I recently had the thrill of visiting the Winter wonderland that is Rovaniemi, up in northern Finland on the edge of the...

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