Category: Finland

Enjoy the Northern Lights in Extraordinary Settings in Finnish Lapland

Enjoy the Northern Lights in Extraordinary Settings in Finnish Lapland Earth’s most spectacular light show, the Aurora Borealis, can now be viewed in a range of purpose-built spaces from bubble pods to luxury hotel suites in Finland.   The Northern Lights are visible on roughly 200 nights a year – or every other clear night […]

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Christmas in Finland – More than St. Nick’s House

Christmas in Finland – More than St. Nick’s House How about Christmas in a lakeside design villa or a traditional countryside cottage? Although Santa Claus’ official headquarters (http://bit.ly/9keljs) are in Rovaniemi, Finnish Lapland, there are alternatives to spending Christmas in Finland. Finnish Lakeland is the place to head for quality relaxation and Nordic Christmas traditions. […]

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October in Helsinki – Sample Fresh Fish, Forage Mushrooms and Berries

October in Helsinki – Sample Fresh Fish, Forage Mushrooms and Berries Autumn in Finland is a time for celebrating food. The waters and forests are full of it, and the Helsinki Baltic Herring Fair is a great manifestation of seafood culture in Finland. Dig even deeper into Finnish cuisine and take part in a foraging […]

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Finland, Turku news and events in Europe

                                                                                                                            NEWSLETTER                                                                                                                        JUNE 2011         Turku 2011 is bustling with events in August!The European Capital of Culture year sees its high season in the Finnish summerTake part or just sit back and enjoy– August in Turku is full of events of all kinds. See countless exhibitions and performances, try out unique saunas designed by […]

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Recycling Factory in Helsinki, May 7-8th, 2011

Finnish design: the eco approach takes over Helsinki’s Cable FactoryThe Recycling Factory, held May 7-8th in Helsinki, is an event promoting two central trends of contemporary Finnish lifestyle: ecological and sustainability issues together with innovative design. The family friendly event consists of a sales market and a free-of-charge market along with workshops and shows.The sales […]

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Visit Finland February 2011 Newsletter

                                                                                                                           NEWSLETTER    FEBRUARY 2011            Fresh in Finland in 2011Tour and taste Helsinki with Food Sightseeing Combining both flavours and architecture from East and West, Food Sightseeing offers a unique way to explore the capital of Finland. Take a guided tour on one of the city’s iconic trams with stops at major sights or see […]

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Visit Finland in 2011. Helsinki. Aalto design.

Visit the iconic buildings of Alvar Aalto in 2012, Helsinki’s year as World Design CapitalFew figures have been as instrumental to Finland’s design heritage as Alvar Aalto. What better time to get to know the works of the famed architect and designer than in 2012, when Helsinki reigns as World Design Capital?Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) is […]

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Immerse Yourself in Sami Culture. November 2010 news

                                                                                                                           OCTOBER 2010             IMMERSE YOURSELF IN SAMI CULTURE How well do you know the Sami people? Get acquainted with the rich and unique heritage of the Nordic countries’ only indigenous group – yet another reason to experience the untouched allure of Finnish Lapland. The Sami, Europe’s most northern indigenous people, are the only indigenous group living […]

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All Aboard! The Allegro Train!

SEPTEMBER 2010          ALL ABOARD THE Allegro TRAIN!   The East and West are about to get even closer. Starting December 12th, the new high-speed Allegro Train from Helsinki, Finland to St. Petersburg, Russia will take travellers to the old imperial capital in just three and a half hours.   Starting December 12th, the new […]

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THE MIGHTY ARROW, Soca King of the World, dies at 60.

The Mighty Arrow, Soca King of the World, dies at 60. OLVESTON, Montserrat (Sept 15, 2010) – The Soca King of the World, Alphonsus “The Mighty Arrow” Cassell, died at his residence on the tiny Caribbean island of Montserrat today at the age of 60.  The international recording artiste was diagnosed with cerebral cancer in […]

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