Winter Fun in the Snow

Whilst in the midst of a rather bad British summer, my mind has moved to winter fun – skiing in particular. Whilst there are many fantastic spots for fun in the snow, Austria’s Bad Hofgastein area is particularly popular, with a charming vibe to boot. Sat in the imposing and beautiful Gasteinertal area, this is […]

Win A Holiday To Finland

Whether it’s to see the northern lights Visit Santa Sleep in an igloo Take a husky safari Or maybe go on a snowmobile trip through the pristine wilderness. Or perhaps you’d prefer summer to see the midnight sun Hike through the unspoilt forests and swim in lakes so clean you can drink them? Or perhaps […]

Winter Boots Review – Cushe IT Boot Cuff

For the chance to win a pair of Cushe boots every day in December until 24th, scroll down the bottom of the page for details Lapland is a difficult place to buy footware for. Even when you live here. The winters are cold and full of snow and you need something warm and comfortable. Something […]

Winter Package Holidays to Ruka

A weeks holiday in Ruka for just £445 in winter 2011/12 with Crystal ski

Win A Personal Video Message From Santa

What’s better than a letter from Santa? A personal video message from Santa all the way from Lapland for your children.

Worlds Largest Snowman

A giant snowman at Kuusamo airport near Ruka

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    In the centre of Kuusamo, running parallel with Kitkantie, the main street, lies Kuusamo park. [...]
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    A 6km circular hiking route to the Oulanka Canyon. [...]
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