Christmas in Finnish Lapland

As a local Scandinavian one of the things I miss, is the authentic white Christmas.

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Lapland Winter & Christmas tour

50 Degrees North founders, Tietse and Jayde, celebrated a Christmas in the heart of Lapland on this magical escorted winter tour for families. Our popular tour has been extended to allow extra days before Christmas - think dogsledding, reindeer riding and SANTA! It is just the perfect family holiday!

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Doris Beling

4 Ways to Experience an Authentic Scandinavian Summer

Having grown up in Finland, the thought of summer is instinctively connected to the mental image of a summer cottage by a lake or a river. Up until maybe 15 years ago, everyone's summer cottage was usually totally off grid, which meant that summer holidays and weekends were spent swimming (usually stark naked), fishing, rowing a boat in the cool waters near the cottage...

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Rune Kongsro / Hurtigruten

Choosing your Hurtigruten Cruise excursions

Our guest blogger, Berenice shares her insight into the excursions on offer during your Hurtigruten Voyage.

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