Are Auroras ending in Lapland?
Jan16

Are Auroras ending in Lapland?

Hello my fellow Aurora hunters and friends! I admit, it is a bit stupid title for an article. However, lately, I just keep hearing these rather anxious questions: “Are the Auroras ending in Lapland?” Or… “Is 20xx the last year for Auroras“? The short answer is, of course: “No!” However, I do want to address these questions seriously, and and if you want to know my thorough answer, just read further!...

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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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My first day in Rovaniemi and the Santa Claus Safari
Dec27

My first day in Rovaniemi and the Santa Claus Safari

About the author of this post: DocGelo is an International Multi-Awarded Filipino Blogger, author of 2 published travel photobooks, a licensed Filipino Physician, a travel and photography enthusiast and a foodie. He has traveled to 32 countries in 5 continents to date. He has been blogging from Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Beyond Toxicity @ www.docgelo.com and posts most of his stunning images on Instagram  I looked at my window and...

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Doing sports in the arctic
Nov28

Doing sports in the arctic

About the author of this post: My name is Eetu, I’m a Finnish guy who loves being outdoors, winter and doing sports. What brings me to this topic? The answer is quite obvious as I do happen to love all those three things which combined equals doing sports in the arctic environment. I grew up in Rovaniemi, which could be labeled as the capitol of Finnish Lapland. The winters in here are quite harsh, even going all the way down to...

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How to combat the cold in Lapland
Nov23

How to combat the cold in Lapland

About the author of this post: My name is Noora Nieminen, I am a 23-year-old woman who started studying at Lapland University of Applied sciences in the Degree Programme of tourism in fall 2014. Before I moved to Rovaniemi, I wasn’t a winter person at all but I like challenges and adventures so I decided to give Lapland a chance. Now I really love it here and the winter and the coldness doesn’t bother me anymore as much as it used to....

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Finland’s National Culture: Sauna
Nov10

Finland’s National Culture: Sauna

About the author of this post: Hi, my name is Suvi and I am a Tourism and Hospitality Management student at Lapland University of Applied Sciences. I am half Finnish, but I grew up in Germany. So far, I have only embraced my German culture and that’s why I decided to study in Rovaniemi. For me, a dream came true by moving to Finnish Lapland; I finally got the chance to not only get to know my Finnish culture but also experience...

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