Entries by Guest Writer

Paradise for the beginner mountain biker and easy riding for the more experienced: Fiskars’ mountain bike trail network is fast gaining a reputation

In partnership with Visit Raseborg Article by Mia Sinisalo 📌 Mountain bike trail departure point on the map ℹ Fiskars Village Trail Center’s website ℹ Trail map (pdf) I remember the moment I first learned to ride a bike without stabilizers. These days when I hop onto my bike and start peddling, I still get that same sense of […]

19 tips for travelling foodies: visit these places to get a true flavour of South East Finland

In co-opetarion with Visit Kouvola, Visit Kotka-Hamina and GoSaimaa South East Finland has some of the country’s most rugged and wild landscapes with access to excellent services. Only a short journey away from Helsinki, amidst the sounds of rushing rivers and rustling forests, you can find yourself amongst quirky cafes and excellent restaurants. We put […]

THREE ISLANDS, TWO NATURE TRAILS AND  A LILY POND: EKENÄS ARCHIPELAGO NATIONAL PARK IS PARADISE FOR PADDLERS

In partnership with Visit Raseborg Article by Mia Sinisalo ➡ Paddling distance 20km 🔥 2 Campfire spots: Fladalandet ja Modermagan ℹ Area information ℹ Ekenäs Archipelago National Park 📌 Departure point on the map Everyone I know has some kind of a ‘soul landscape’ – a landscape in which they feel they truly belong. I know people who feel at […]

Northern Lights in Silence

The majority of the world’s people have never seen northern lights with their own eyes. Only 2% of the world’s population lives in an area where you can see northern lights. The Finnish Lapland is one of them. Electrically charged particles (electrons and protons) burst out from the Sun and enter the Earth’s atmosphere at a […]

The healing power of forests

Those suffering from noise and stress can find an escape in forests. It is proven that sylvan nature reduces stress and blood pressure. Finland offers an excellent opportunity for a change in lifestyle, and its path leads to the forest. Only five per cent of Finland’s surface area is built. More than 70% of the […]

Wild berries of the north are real superfood

The long summer days and cool temperature increase the aromaticity and pigments of wild berries. The unique aroma and the colours are produced by flavonoids and other polyphenols. The antioxidising efficiency of berries is greater than that of other plants. Over 40 edible berries grow in Finnish forests. Due to the arctic growing conditions, they […]

MIDNIGHT SUN FILM FESTIVAL @ SODANKYLÄ (Welcome To Finland #4)

One of the best festivals in Finland must be Midnight Sun Film Festival held in Sodankylä, Lapland a week before midsummer. We migrate there like lemmings to enjoy nightless nights and overdoses of movies. By Timo Wilderness. MORE WTF: WTF#1 NORTHERN LIGHTS WTF#2 NATIONAL PARK NUUKSIO WTF#3 FINNISH WINTER COTTAGE FOLLOW SHMOLLOW: SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c… INSTAGRAM: […]

FINNISH WINTER COTTAGE (Welcome To Finland #3)

By Timo Wilderness. We made a trip to a hideout cottage to Northern Finland near Lapland. All the traditional joys like cross-country skiing, sauna and ice swimming included. The whole thing was ridiculously stereotypical Finland. And so beautiful. MORE WTF: WTF#1 NORTHERN LIGHTS WTF#2 NATIONAL PARK NUUKSIO FOLLOW SHMOLLOW: SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c… INSTAGRAM: @timowilderness http://instagram.com/timowilderness TWITTER: […]