“To break the ice”, Lapland traditionally starts with meeting Joulupukki, Finnish Santa Claus, who lives and works in his own village next to Rovaniemi, right on the edge of the Arctic Circle. So to meet Santa, you would need to cross the Arctic Circle first. But no worries, the crossing is not too demanding, and what is best – you will be rewarded straight away by entering the Santa’s wonderland.

It is truly amazing to walk along the magic paths of eternal Christmas residence, meet the mythical elves and see Santa reading wish letters sent by kids from all around the world. As a proof of his extraterrestrial nature, Santa might speak with you in your own language. And Santa is really willing to have a photography of each and every of his visitors, so get prepared to a photo set.

After must-have photography with Santa, his elves will assist you to send a postcard from Santa’s official post office. This is how you could surprise your relatives and friends – just imagine the impression the Santa’s Arctic post office stamp would make on them.

Posted in Blog By Dmitry Stepanchuk

Winter is Coming

18/10/2016 14:44

Winter is coming

Unlike the Starks from Game of Thrones, we look for the winter season to come. In fact, winter is one the most beautiful and pure states of nature and a great source for inspiration. Especially, if you spend it in the right place. So where the perfect winter lives? Our answer is the North of Finland aka Northern Lapland with its bright colours, wild magic, mind-blowing sceneries and extreme outdoor activities. Why Santa Claus would otherwise have chosen that location to be his home..

In the set of upcoming articles we will introduce you the Northern Lapland and get across what makes it a perfect place to spend some winter days. Of course, everyone discovers his/her own Lapland, but for the start we came up with a short list of things to do and enjoy there up North:

  • Cross the Arctic Circle and meet the real Santa Claus

  • Stay in wooden cottages in the middle of nowhere

  • See the Northern lights  

  • Try arctic swimming

  • Go for a husky safari

  • Speed with snowmobiles

  • Learn cross-country skiing

  • Try snowshoeing in wilderness

  • Survive in extreme outdoor conditions

  • Jump in the snow from sauna

Posted in Blog By Dmitry Stepanchuk

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