Repovesi National Park and last colors of the fall

Is exploring the wilderness, or even spending a night out there, something you might want to try on your travels to Finland? Answer to your longing might be Repovesi National Park, which offers something for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you’re a wilderness newbie or a true forest ranger, you will undoubtedly find outstanding views and unique experiences by roaming […]

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 […]

Lapland state of mind

What’s so amazing about Lapland? Why can one claim it to be a true Winter Wonderland? It blows your mind out and it leaves you speechless. Its unique beauty doesn’t stop to the snow-covered trees and fjells, oh no. It continues to the night sky where you might be able to discover even more breathtaking […]

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! […]

An unforgettable canoeing trip to Julma Ölkky

It’s an early Monday morning. I wake up to the familiar sound of my phone’s alarm clock. On a normal morning the sound would be kind of annoying, but not today. Today that beeping noise calls me out for an adventure. I ensure that I still have time to dress up without hurrying and eat […]

Paddling, one of the best hobbies in the land of thousands of lakes

The water is flowing underneath your vessel. You float almost in complete silence – only the ripple of water can be heard, when your paddle passes through the surface of the lake. A sudden noise made by some water birds awakens your senses for a while, and a family of Mallards passes your kayak. Slowly […]

A few must do’s while visiting Hossa National Park

When talking about Hossa National Park, the first vision is it’s endless eskers, rugged paths, clearest ponds and stillness. Yes – stillness and mindfullness are a new global trend, and there is no better place to enjoy these kinds of things than Hossa National Park. Suomussalmi, where Hossa is located, is actually my childhood home […]

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 […]