Travel Blogs from Finland

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On the road with Tim, Kodiksami, Finland travel blog

On the road with Tim

A travel blog entry by mumnrina


We were going to Kodiksami ....... near Lappi...... but that can be confusing too as Lapland in Northern Finland is also known as Lappi so when we add near Rauma  they understand. But that  will be  another day. We had a pleasant drive from ...

Round trip in Finland - Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland travel blog

Round trip in Finland - Kuopio

A travel blog entry by carita


... holidays. Don't forget to visit the market place and try out a piece of kalakukko, Finnish fish pasty. King Gustav III of Sweden ordered the establishment of the city in 1775. Kuopio is the 8th largest town in Finland with about 90 000 ...

Napo the dog, Joensuu, Finland travel blog

Napo the dog

A travel blog entry by carita


Napo is the family dog. He is a chow chow. They have blue tongues and lion-like coat. They come originally from China, where they were used for hunting and protection of the home. Intelligent, protective, bossy, serious, stubborn, with minds of their ...

Update in Finnish - Kuukausi talvisessa Suomessa, Finland, Finland travel blog

Update in Finnish - Kuukausi talvisessa Suomessa

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria

 Lahdimme Uudesta Seelannista viitisen viikkoa sitten pakattuamme laatikot ja huonekalut varastoon vuodeksi. Vietimme kuukauden paivat Suomessa, lahinna Lapissa. Talvimaisemissa tekemista riitti, ja luntakin oli Pohjoisessa enemman kuin ...

Moving on to Ylläs, Akaslompolo, Finland travel blog

Moving on to Ylläs

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria

It was time to pack our bags and move again, today we were heading for Äkäslompolo and the Ylläs ski resort.  We dropped our luggage at the cabin and headed for the slopes. From the car park we could see the weather was really bad so we decided ...

First days in Finland, Jarvenpaa, Finland travel blog

First days in Finland

A travel blog entry by mumnrina


Spending three days with A K & Z before our tripping around has been time to settle into the weeks to come. We spent time going for walks in the area and shopping for groceries checking out all the food items  that I find so difficult to buy in ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by taylor.cornwall


... become Helsinki’s pub and liquor store.  With taxes and a higher cost of living leading to astronomical prices for alcohol in Finland, many Finns just catch the 2.5hr ferry down for the weekend and enjoy the “you can bring as much as you ...

Oh my God it's cold!, Inari, Finland travel blog

Oh my God it's cold!

A travel blog entry by sonia72


Temp -20°C to -25°C Yes it's cold, really brain freezing. So started the day with a big bowl of hot porridge topped with local wild berries. Yes it tasted as good as it sounds. First day I've had to get out the full Arctic gear outfit; thankfully ...

Santismal, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by liamharte


... it was a struggle for a number of people. Luckily we were not among those and soon we were crossing the border into Finland listening to great Finnish songs such as Freestyler and the heavy metal song that managed to win Eurovision. Our main stop today ...

Yö Turun satamassa, Turku, Finland travel blog

Yö Turun satamassa

A travel blog entry by sinnejatakaisin


Junalla puksuteltiin Helsingin kautta Turkuun, jossa oltiin noin yhden aikoihin yöllä. Eipä siellä Turussa oikein mitään nähtävää ollu, joten käveltiin samointein satamaan. Terminaali ei tietenkään auennu ennen kun 6.30, joten ...

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