Tag Archive for: summer

Summer at Kemijärvi on horseback & SUP-boarding on the superb Kalkonniemi beach

In paid collaboration with Kestävästi kasvua kesään Itä-Lapissa -project The serene nature-filled experiences of our Eastern Lapland trip continued where the trip had begun – we were now headed to the abundant lakes and forests of Kemijärvi! A few days ago, we had arrived here by train from Helsinki. Now, we had the chance to […]

Climbing up Pyhäkuru rock formations & cycling with e-fatbikes to the eternally beautiful Tunturiaapa mire in Pyhä

In paid collaboration with Kestävästi kasvua kesään Itä-Lapissa -project We woke up to a bright and beautiful morning in Pyhätunturi, the warm, soft touch of autumn blowing in the breeze. It gave a welcome contrast to the dark cavernous gorge on the side of the fell with grey, rugged edges spreading in different directions, exposing […]

Reach the wilderness overnight by train – paddle at sunset in Salla

In paid collaboration with Kestävästi kasvua kesään Itä-Lapissa -hanke In the end of August, we spent a week discovering the best of Salla, Savukoski, Pyhätunturi, Kemijärvi and Posio in Eastern Lapland, Finland. The end of summer couldn’t be a more perfect time – no mosquitoes and few tourists, just the peace and calm of the […]

The Antskog Ironworks in Raasepori – a historical idyll by the river

In commercial partnership with Visit Raseborg Article by Johanna Suomela The Antskog Ironworks is a scenic and historical site few people know about in Raasepori, only about an hour’s drive from Helsinki. The picturesque ironworks reveals its beauty to an adventurer who appreciates its history and approaches the idyll discreetly and with respect for its […]

Billnäs ironworks is now 380 years old – the beautiful village is a great destination for a summer trip

In commercial partnership with Visit Raseborg Billnäs is a significant part of Finland’s industrial history. The beautiful ironworks milieu may still be experiencing a moment of peace from a bigger tourist rush, but the village is coming to life thanks to the hard work of the ironworks’ new owner. In 2019, we cycled over the […]

One of the most beautiful hiking areas in Raseborg hides among the reed beds and hazel groves – hiking on the trails of lake Lepinjärvi at dawn

In commercial cooperation with Visit Raseborg Article by Johanna Suomela Another world surprisingly close to the busy highway no. 25, and beyond the grain fields, awaits the curious hiker who is hungry for new experiences. Encircled by the reed beds, Lake Lepinjärvi is a paradise for birds, providing memorable experiences in nature in historical surroundings. […]

Stand up Paddleboarding the rivers of Lapland

Article by Onni Kojo Usually SUP boards are used for short day trips at lakes, shores, or rivers. But there is a small number of people who choose a paddleboard over the kayak or canoe for multi-day trips, mostly descending along the river as far as you ever want to go. This style of exploring […]

Culture & cardio – experience the Embankment route from the capital region to Fiskars on a train and bike

In commercial cooperation with Visit Raseborg Article by Kukka Kyrö The Embankment Route takes you on an adventure to Fiskars to experience culture and art in many forms. Combining both train and bicycle, it’s easy to embark on it from Helsinki by taking the IC train to Karis. Just remember to reserve a place for […]

An impressive cycling route in Raseborg: Presenting the 46-kilometre long Front Line Route

In commercial cooperation with Visit Raseborg Article by Mika Puskala The 46-kilometre long Front Line Route in Raseborg is an interesting, beautiful and also thought-provoking cycling route which starts from and ends in Ekenäs. The adventure awaits only a train ride away for example from Helsinki. History of the war is still present in many […]

This is what Midsummer in Lapland looks like

The Sun does not set in Lapland, and the nature is blooming. One might still see some snow here and there, but almost all of it is gone. Instead we have beautiful greenery all around us. Here are some photos to show you what the Midsummer looks like in Lapland.