1) It’s never more than a 10-minute walk to the nature In Helsinki, you are literally in the middle of nature. Helsinki is the only capital in the world where you can wake up in a good state, go to the Opera and go to the forest to pick mushrooms during the same day. No […]
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Helsinki is full of small gems for short getaways on foot or by bike. One of them is a walk or a bicycle route along Vantaanjoki river that takes you from the oldest of Helsinki to the newest one. Along the way there is plenty; fast rapid and a calm riverside, fields and urban gardening […]
I’ve always been afraid of heights. So, when a friend asked me if I would like to fly in a hot air balloon, I immediately said yes. I wanted to face my fears and have an unforgettable experience. Right after that I tried to forget what I just had promised. After a few weeks it was time […]
Did you know that Breakdance was originally a Finnish invention?
If you are in Helsinki in the beginning of June, you really need to go to Haaga. Or if we are honest, it is worth to come and watch from a distance. Rhododendron park of Haaga is just unbelievable. I still remember when I found this place for the first time. When approaching the park I […]
We share the same ancestors as the birch tree, from which this firewood was taken. That is the world’s most beautiful fact. Understanding how everything is connected, could provide an important insight into the well-being of mankind. In the belly of a dark tipi-like hut, a bright fire hisses and crackles. Trees exhale their final […]
“I’m an alaskan malamute puppy, nine weeks old now. My job is to introduce you the best things in the Finnish nature.”
Finnish freediver Johanna Nordblad holds the world record for a 50-meter dive under ice. She discovered her love for the sport through cold-water treatment while recovering from a downhill biking accident that almost took her leg. British director and photographer Ian Derry captures her taking a plunge under the Arctic ice. Johanna Under The Ice […]
“This time lapse was shot mostly in October 2015 during a few great periods of particularly active aurora borealis. All locations are around Inari in Lapland, Finland. In real life the auroras are usually a little less bright and vivid, and they move a lot slower than this. Nevertheless, the sight of them is truly […]