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 […]