A Nordic land of sophisto cities like Helsinki, Turku and Tampere but also lakes, islands, Lapps, and the midnight sun. As Monty Python once put it, "Finland, Finland, Finland, the country where I quite want to be..."
Helsinki's Tuomiokirkko cited in '8 Gems among Europe's Lesser Known Cathedrals and Churches'
Dimitry B The neoclassical Lutheran "Domesday Church" (top) in the gracious, laid-back Finnish capital was finished in 1852 and is notable for its striking white, green and gold exterior, contrasted with a simple wooden interior. It's perched on top of a long flight of steps, which in the summer become the city’s favorite public bench: a place to have some fresh Finnish strawberries and catch street buskers doing their thing. With a Greek-cross layout, its interior is elegant but simple…Read more…
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After the long, dark winter months in Kuusamo, northern Finland, the bright summer days are real tonic to the soul. And the amount of light we get is incredible. At the end of May it’s already light for 24 hours a day, although the sun does officially set for around two and a half hours.
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Choose to ski under the stars and Northern lights in mid-winter, or with 20 hours of often sunny daylight in April. Apres ski is something else, with a choice of Reindeer safaris, Husky dog-sled trips or turn up the adrenaline with a snowmobile adventure.