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Day trip to Porvoo – The colorful town of Finland This post is about the second oldest town of Finland named Porvoo. If you are planning a trip to this Nordic country, a visit to Porvoo in Finland is a must. The unhurried pace of life, integrated age-old cultural practices, traditional lifestyle, and laid-back attitude […]

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Top Tips For First Time Trekkers in 2022 To Make It Memorable Trekking is a very adventurous activity that we love and that we practice whenever we have the opportunity. When you are trekking, you are in direct contact with nature. There are countless trails and hiking trails, and on most of these trails, you […]

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For the first time in Finland – 48 hours in Helsinki We have arrived in Finland for the first time and we are excited to start our 48-hour winter Christmas and European holiday here in Helsinki! The first holiday day of epic European Christmas, which she (Jess) has dreamed of as a child, begins with hot […]

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Finnish New Year celebration traditions It is once again New Year’s Eve (Uudenvuodenaatto). We all are saying bye-bye to the old year and welcoming the new year. In Finland the change of the year is celebrated in quite many ways, which most are the same as around the western world. Fireworks and celebrating the coming […]

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Finland Travelogue – Ranua Wildlife Park After flying for about 15 hours from Singapore to Helsinki, Finland, we took a domestic flight to Rovaniemi and that took another hour or so. Needless to say, despite being exhausted from the long flights, I was very excited at what was in store for us! Rovaniemi is the capital […]

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Five tourism consumer trends for 2022 The corona pandemic has changed consumer behavior, accelerated existing trends, and created new routines and habits in everyday life. People long for tourism experiences and a sense of freedom, but they may not materialize in the traditional way in the near future. The global economy is recovering thanks to […]

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Eight tips to avoid booking on a scam site Holiday accommodation scams are constantly being uncovered in Finland. Police have become aware of a number of cases where holiday cottages or hotel rooms for rent have been reported on internet plots that did not even exist in the end.  POLICE warns that online rental cottage scammers […]

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Husky Safari in Lapland – a first timer’s guide After years of dreaming about visiting Lapland, my dream finally came true. I had the chance to visit Santa’s home and meet him in person. His gift to me was a husky ride in Lapland – hands-down one of the best experiences of my life!  I […]

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What travelers need to know about COVID-19 when traveling or plan to travel in Finland We have received countless contacts regarding Finnish tourism and the situation in COVID-19. Information on the situation in Corona and travel restrictions in Finland is available, but it is quite fragmented. In this post, we provide links where that valid and […]

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Finland Travel Info has introduced the Eco Travel brand label The Eco Travel Verified Partner label is for companies that strongly implement sustainable tourism and responsibility through ecology.  The daily environmental work of Eco Travel accommodation facilities includes e.g.: resource efficiency by saving water and energy consumption waste reduction and recycling the provision of local, […]

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