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.
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 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 […]