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So.... is there a winter biking scene in Finland, in the way that there is in, say, Alaska? And following on from that question, am I insane to think about riding to Inari in the winter! I want to see the Northern Lights and travelling by bicycle is what I do.

I would prefer not to get howled down as a total lunatic by those who have no experience of bicycle travel and value comfort above all else. I am aware that it is a difficult and potentially extremely challenging undertaking but that…

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Hello,
I know there buses that run from the airport. Is there a metro or train service as well? I use a manual wheelchair, so I'm wondering which is the best option for me

Thanks,
Antony

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Am heading up to Äkäslompolo second week of December for 4 days. I don't have arctic gear and would rather not buy it as I don't got to extremely cold places very often. Is it possible to hire gear up there?

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Hi world!

We are 3 people planning to drive car way to one of the northernmost place -- Nordkapp from Tampere, Finland. We can imagine the trip would be fantastic because of the different landscape, northern light, reindeer, music, ukulele on the road...We also want to shot a road trip film with OSMO 4K camera. most of all, the trip is quite challenging. Because we'd like to finish only within half day of Friday and a complete weekend. If you're interested in this crazy trip and you can drive…

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Hi all,

I do a few trips away each year and had planned to do Trolltunga this year, but I've visited Norway a few times now and wish to save that for another time...THE PLAN NOW BEING...get to see the autumn colours of Finland.

I'm hoping someone could advise me on any particularly nice hikes which will still be open at the end of September / start of October. I'll be travelling from the UK and will be bringing a tent and a Snugpak with me along with suitable clothing. I am open to getting a…

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Here's my personal experience of visiting the Santa Claus Village and my 2 failed attempts to see Aurora in Lapland:
http://fionatravelsfromasia.com/meet-santa-claus-village-chase-aurora-fairy-land-lapland/
I hope my blog post can help you find some useful tips when planning to go to Lapland. Cheers!

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Hi,
I know cheap and Scandinavia do not usually go together;
but, there may be some second-hand /Thrift stores *here and there.
I am trying to pack light and want to buy some clothes in Finland.
Thanks

clara zavadil

*please also give the Finnish words for such stores --if any.

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Hi,

When I make a reservation for a Helsinki-Turku ticket
do I have to make a reservation for a specific trip
on a specific day ? = if I miss the train ..
Thanks

best

clara z

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Hi,

I will be in Stockholm this week
and my only concern/question is: going to Finland : am I going to have a nice trip to Turku?
or would it be nicer? cheaper to go to Helsinki ?

I will be in Helsinki later in july any way
so I think the trip to Helsinki is about 50 euros (?)for one person; I am checking timetables & fares --as we speak
Thanks

Best

clara z

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Hi. I'm about to start a cycle trip from kirkenes in Norway South through Finland. I would love to do a hike and looking for recommendations. I'm experienced and wish to walk 3-5 days to see a good variety ESP hills with views. I need somewhere near the trailhead to leave my bike and gear. I have a tent stove compass etc. Any recommendations please? Thanks