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44 COMMON QUESTIONS with answers about Finland

NordenBladet – What are the traditions of Finland?, Where does Santa live Finland?, Where in Finland can you see the Northern Lights?, Is Finland a Scandinavian country?, What is the average temperature in Finland?, How many saunas are in Finland?

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Enontekiö, the Finnish part of Lapland – municipality overview and info + PHOTOS!

NordenBladet – Enontekiö (Eanodat, Enontekis) is a municipality in the Finnish part of Lapland with approx. 1,900 inhabitants. It is situated in the outermost northwest of the country and occupies a large and very sparsely populated area of about 8,400

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The Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland

NordenBladet – The Arctic Centre is an international hub of Arctic information and the centre of excellence that conducts multidisciplinary research in the Arctic region. The Arctic Centre combines Arctic research, Arktikum Science Centre exhibitions and science communications in a

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Klaukkala and Nurmijärvi in Finland + PHOTOS!

NordenBladet – Klaukkala (Swedish: Klövskog) is a village in the southern part of the Nurmijärvi municipality of Finland, near the Valkjärvi lake. Klaukkala is the largest of the villages in Nurmijärvi and is often mistakenly thought of as a separate

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The Drottningholm Palace (Swedish: Drottningholms slott) – History + videos

NordenBladet – The Drottningholm Palace (Swedish: Drottningholms slott) is the private residence of the Swedish royal family. It is located in Drottningholm (178 02 Drottningholm, Sweden). Built on the island Lovön (in Ekerö Municipality of Stockholm County), it is one

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20 THINGS to know before visiting or moving to Sweden

NordenBladet – Preparing yourself for Sweden may include understanding a few societal norms that are distinctly Swedish – some quite basic, others more subtle. When you’re invited home to a Swede, you’d better be on time and take your shoes

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IMPORTANT TIPS! How to survive in Swedish nature, How do you protect yourself from a bear attack? + 10 dos and don’ts

NordenBladet – It’s your first time in Sweden. You’ve decided to combine a few days in the capital with a hike in the forest. You’ve heard great things about the natural scenery and are excited to start exploring some of

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Swedish weather and nature – Seasons and climate

NordenBladet – Swedes love to talk about Swedish weather. Spring, summer, fall and winter each have their own unique personalities, and the seasons vary a lot from north to south. And in a country with long coastlines and deep forests,

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75 COMMON QUESTIONS with answers about Sweden

NordenBladet – What is the Sweden known for?, What is traditional Swedish food?, What is the climate like in Sweden?, Can I see Northern Lights from Stockholm?, How long does it take to become a citizen of Sweden?, What animals

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“Canada’s 100 Best” reveals top Canadian restaurants for 2018

NordenBladet – Alo, a renowned modern French restaurant in Toronto, has taken top honours once again in Canada’s 100 Best annual ranking. The fine-dining spot was named best in the country for the second year running, and chef and co-owner

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Australia’s 4 Pines Brewing Company and Saber Astronautics have created a beer that can be drunk in space

NordenBladet –  Australian space beer company Vostok is aiming to raise $1 million to launch its galactic brew. As you might imagine, drinking beer in space isn’t as simple as popping a bottle cap. Typically, and somewhat less glamorously, drinking

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TripAdvisor mined its booking data for a new list of the ten best food cities and food tours in the world

NordenBladet – If you tend to focus your travel plans around food, you’re not alone. More travellers than ever are looking for ways to experience local cuisine and food culture. And they’re seeking locals to guide them. From feasting on

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NYC’s Museum of Pizza will open its doors on October 13 for a limited run

NordenBladet – The Museum of Pizza (MoPi) is slated to run at an undisclosed location between October 13 and 28. The Brooklyn-based media company behind the concept, it’s “the world’s first experiential pizza adventure.” Although MoPi is NYC’s first museum

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Sightseeing in the Åland Islands – 10 most interesting objects

NordenBladet – Åland (in Finnish Ahvenanmaa and in Swedish Åland) is an archipelago consisting of over 6500 island in the Baltic Sea that forms a self-governing Åland province. The population of Åland is Swedish-speaking and the only official language is

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TRAVEL SAFELY – 13 useful tips

NordenBladet – It does not matter where or who you travel with but do it safely. Here you can find some tips in order your trip will come to no good. 1. Think about your health: do not forget to

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Record number of travellers registered their travel details last year via Matkustusilmoitus.fi

NordenBladet —  In 2017, the Finland´s Foreign Ministry received nearly 267,000 travel notifications, up by almost 96,000 on the previous year. This was more than ever before. The number of countries and regions visited was 198. Matkustusilmoitus.fi is an online

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