10 tips for hot-country visitors planning a trip to Rovaniemi in winter
Feb13

10 tips for hot-country visitors planning a trip to Rovaniemi in winter

Someone from a mild climate has no idea what sub-zero temperatures feel like. Clifford Roberts* offers a few guidelines if you’re headed for the fantastic town of Rovaniemi. Sometime last year my wife and I decided we’d like to see the Northern Lights and that’s how we ended up in Rovaniemi, the commercial centre of Finland’s northernmost province. When we began our research however, we found it difficult to get information that...

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Health and Safety in Lapland
Jan30

Health and Safety in Lapland

Lapland is an amazing region for travellers. The air and water are clean and the nature is beautiful. There are, however, some do’s and don’ts and just a couple of practical advices! Health in Lapland Let’s start with health issues. 1. Fresh air is amazing! Lapland is one of the purest regions in the World.  This is all due to the fact that Lapland has the last true areas of unspoiled wilderness in Europe. We have...

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Aurora Borealis forecast in Lapland
Mar07

Aurora Borealis forecast in Lapland

Hello guys! I have a got a new interesting post for you! Many people would like to know if the Auroras will show up in the skies when they visit Lapland. Certainly, it is a noble wish! However, sometimes it is difficult to give definitive answers, because predicting Aurora Borealis is a tricky business. Aurora Forecast is always an estimate, which sometimes works and sometimes doesn’t. Here are all the useful tips and internet...

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How to take photos of Northern Lights
Jan29

How to take photos of Northern Lights

Hello guys! In this Aurora Hunter post I will share some of my tips and techniques on how to capture photos of Northern Lights. Cameras nowadays are constantly getting better and sometimes, when the Auroras are bright, it is even possible to take some photos of it with a cellphone. I assume, however, that this is not enough for you and you are reading this post to discover some better techniques. So, here we go!   The Basics –...

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A Central European’s Lapland
Sep16

A Central European’s Lapland

About the autor of this blog: Marianna, a Slovak living in Finland for 6 years, currently studying tourism at Lapland UAS. Still waiting for her chance to experience the northern lights. Here I am, exploring the Arctic from the pivot point which Lapland definitely is, at least for me, making everything I discover my own. My own experience, my own adventure.  Towards North As a keen fan of Jules Verne’s, I used to dream of voyages. My...

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Photographing in the Arctic as a passion
Jul27

Photographing in the Arctic as a passion

About the author of this post: My name is Tuuli Pulkkinen and I came to Rovaniemi from Eastern Finland around one and half years ago to study tourism at the Lapland’s University of Applied sciences. Lapland has always been very close to my heart and I have frequently visited Inari ever since I was born as we have a summer cottage there. I have been photographing for several years, but Lapland has always stayed as my favourite...

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