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Finland – Travel destination regardless of season

Posted by on Feb 21, 2012 in Featured, Travel | 0 comments

or most people the country of Nordic country of Finland is a place of almost perpetual winter, the place where Lapland can be found, alongside the nomadic lifestyle of the Sami, ice hotels and great snow related activities. And while all of those things are indeed true there is also another face to Finland, that of being one of the world's centers of ecological tourism, however with this in mind its main cities play host to a variety of attractions, high class hotels and very interesting shopping opportunities.

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Winter novelties – Ice Hotels

Posted by on Feb 3, 2012 in Featured, Travel | 0 comments

The winter season is usually associated with snow, ice, cold and all the activities or traditions related to it. Depending on where you live, snow sports can be important or special festivals might take place during the winter to celebrate something...

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The Sami festival of Jokkmokk Market

Posted by on Feb 2, 2012 in Featured, Travel | 0 comments

The Nordic region known as Lapland, which actually refers to separate provinces of Sweden, Norway and Finland, is a rather cold place for every day of the year, however it has been inhabited by one of the oldest nomadic people on the planet for about ten thousand years, we're referring of course to the Sami...

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A couple less traditional winter sports from around the world

Posted by on Jan 31, 2012 in Featured, Travel | 0 comments

While we're talking about winter related destinations on the site and the various snow-related activities that one can engage in at said locations, today we'll talk a bit about some less well known and more unusual winter-related activities from around the world...

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Places to visit in 2012 – Helsinki, Finland

Posted by on Jan 10, 2012 in Featured, Travel | 0 comments

The capital of Finland is a place where Eastern and Western cultures meet and coexist on the banks of the Baltic Sea. The city proper is home to over half a million residents but in conjunction with the neighboring cities of Espoo, Kauniainen and Vantaa, the greater Helsinki metropolitan area houses more than a million inhabitants...

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