Finland

NBE phone recap

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The Nordic Bloggers’ Experience 2016 is over and out! The campaign officially concluded on Wednesday the 26th, and now I am processing the events and experiences of last week by simply putting down a little best of phone snapshots along with some thoughts of the week.

#helsinkilove: Christmas vibes

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I’m not wildly crazy about Christmas, but over the years I have learnt to appreciate the lights, the food, the vibes and the general coziness of this times of year. I also adore the Christmas markets, especially the one on the Senate Square in Helsinki is home to some wonderful gems.

The Getaway: 5 steps back to Sanity in Åland

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Åland really is one of the most beautiful spots I have ever seen and the perfect place to let your daily life behind you. Countless islands, magical bays, endless skies – what could you need more to let your mind reset. Apart from lounging about on the rocks behind our cottage, there are of course a few more things to experience!

Helsinki City Escape V: Kivinokka

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Nature time! Especially in busy times I find nothing more soothing and liberating than a trip into nature. Helsinki offers stunningly beautiful nature all around the city, with the Kivinokka area just a good 20 minutes from the centre is one of the hidden gems many miss out on. Let’s fix that.

Weekend trip: Lakeland Paradise Saimaa

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Getting out from the city for a weekend is the easiest thing to do in Helsinki – with many great destinations being in reachable proximity. The stunningly beautiful lakeland region of Saimaa is only one of many. Within a 3 hour drive you are in the middle of Finnish nature at its greatest.

A Roadtrip Guide to Finland

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Roadtrips are my favourite way of travelling. It gives you complete independence and flexibility, you can go wherever you want, stop whenever you want, really discover a place, admire the sceneries and your own pace and however you want it to be. Finland offers amazing possibilities for heading out on the road – here are my tips on how to do it.

Finnish winter memories #suomiretki

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It’s still a bit dreary out there right now, but dreaming of Finnish winter gets me instantly happy and excited for snowfall and my favourite woolen hat. Here’s what I’ll be up to this season. YEY winter!