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Things you should know about Finland

If you think about Finland – what pops to your mind? Maybe Santa? Some of you might have learned that Finland is a small country somewhere between Russia and other Scandinavia. Not sure is it really East or West, but at least they have their Moomins. The place where people live in ice made igloos in a […]

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Welcome to Fall into Finland!

Hi there! We are super happy you popped in for a visit to our brand new blog, Fall into Finland. This is a blog dedicated to Finland only: its nature, culture, history and of course the best places to visit. We are here to serve you with the best tips and tricks on how to […]

We are proud to be Finns because…

Today marks the 100th day of our independence here in Finland. We have been amazed to see, how many countries around the world have remembered our special day, and sent their congrats to us. Many magazines (like The Telegraph) have also written humbling listings why Finland is the most amazing country in the world. This […]

May we present: the travel blog of the year!

Something totally amazing and unpredictable happened on Friday night. As some of you might remember, the Blog Awards Finland announced their shortlist of this year’s nominees in August, and this little blog of ours was shortlisted in the Travel category. This alone felt unbelievable, and we were so honoured to receive this kind of recognition. […]

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Our favourite moments from the past year

This year has been amazing and full of adventures in our beautiful home country. We’ve been exploring Lapland, Lakeland, Kanta-Häme, Kainuu, Helsinki area and experienced so many memorable moments in the Finnish nature. We wanted to collect a few of our favourite memories from this past year 2017, when our beloved Finland turned 100 years. […]

Midsummer celebration in Finland

It’s Midsummer everyone! A perfect time to get out of the city and spend some time with your loved ones. The most common way to celebrate this festive of summer solstice is to party or relax at a summer cottage away from the city’s hustle and bustle. I’m like no other Finn, because I traveled […]

Finland – the first country in the world to have a flag day for its nature

On our centennial celebration year 2017 we will have our first official flag day to honor our nature. The date is set to be the last Saturday in August, so this year it’ll be the 26th of August. And for sure we here at Fall into Finland are going to celebrate this in some way! […]

The story about how we became the official #adventuringmoms of Finland

When we found out that we’re having babies, we decided we wouldn’t become those moms who give up their own passions and hobbies after having kids. Having a child does not mean you can’t do anything fun anymore, but somehow we still had to justify this to many people. “After having a kid you sure […]

StopOver in Helsinki and experience a forest bath – FinRelax style

Finland is not only the land of lakes, but forests, too. About 65 % of our country is covered with forest: mostly of birch, pine and spruce. We both come from forestry regions: Laura is born in the lakeland area, and Rimma up north, in Kainuu. We have spent our childhoods running around in the […]