Finland Travel Articles

 
Five Island Treasures of Finland’s Baltic Coast
Five Island Treasures of Finland’s Baltic Coast California-sized Finland is home to nearly 180,000 islands. These five examples along the Baltic coast, all in close reach of one another and within the National Park, are a great place to start understanding just how special this place can be.
Embraced by Helsinki, Finland
Embraced by Helsinki, Finland You may not consider the Finnish language an embrace, writes Terje Raa, but you do come to like the sound of it - loud, a touch of sharpness and completely unintelligible.
Fox Fire – Kemi, Finland, Scandinavia, Europe
Philip Blazdell travelled to the Lumilnna Snow Castle on the northern coast of the Gulf of Bothnia in February 2008. The castle is built each winter and is open from February to late March or early Ap
The Finnish Connection – Europe
John M. Edwards was in Finland to unravel an ancient secret, perhaps older than civilization itself, and more dire than the Da Vinci Code.
Stray Dog Days – The World
Philip Blazdell rushes around the world, clenching his phone and dashing off love letters, one text at a time.
Alcohol, Lakes and Myths – Savonlinna, Finland
Goh Lik Ling Marilyn discovers that almost every country has their own version of Romeo and Juliet.
Summer Soul in a Frozen Land – Kuusamo, Finland
Summer Soul in a Frozen Land – Kuusamo, Finland home_feb17_finland.jpgSally Ryhän
Helsinki, Finland: a Prologue to Russia – Helsinki, Finland
Helsinki, Finland: a Prologue to Russia – Helsinki, Finland It is a rush for Sylvia Seschel to catch her plane, and it doesn't slow down when she reaches Finland!
Finland Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Finland Where is it: Finland is located in northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Sweden and Russia. Why do people go here: During the early part of the year, skiing is a big draw in this Nordic country. Long summer days also allow for […]
Finns Aren’t What They Used to Be – Helsinki, Finland
Finns Aren’t What They Used to Be – Helsinki, Finland Finns Aren’t What They Used To Be Helsinki, Finland It was one of those beautiful Finnish spring days. A day of such pristine beauty that it almost seemed a crime to press my foot harder on the accelerator and hurry back from the north of the country to Helsinki. There wasn’t another car on the […]