In a forest. In the snow. This is not a joke.
It’s the best way to find clarity.
Fodor’s spoke to Santa from his Finnish office in the most 2020 way.
Saunas date back 10,000 years in Finland, and today the country has wild versions from Ferris wheel saunas to floating sauna boats.
Lapland is an undiscovered oasis of wintertime outdoor pursuits that will get you out into wilds above the Arctic Circle.
And now, a harrowing tale… about sleeping in an igloo.
Drift down this icy arctic river in Finnish Lapland for the ultimate adrenaline rush.
In summer, Helsinki is a slice of maritime paradise, enjoying over 80 miles of shoreline and consisting of about 330 islands, or “saari,” in Finnish.
These curious customs help Scandinavians get through the months-long winter darkness.
As Finland turns 100 this year, Helsinki’s blossoming craft cocktail scene and nouveau Nordic cuisine are helping the capital earn the cool cred it deserves.