Food Options in Ruka/Kuusamo

A very common and important question to ask when traveling to foreign countries is, “How is their food?” And as exciting as it is to research, it’s even more fulfilling to experience with your own taste buds alone. Lappish cuisine has always heavily relied on local materials. In Ruka and Kuusamo, reindeer herding became a way…

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Top 5 Kid Friendly Things to do in Singapore

Many people from this area are faced with the vacation decision of heading to Singapore or Maui. If you can’t find cheap Maui flights then you should consider Singapore as an alternative. Singapore is a location of endless activities and adventure for the whole family. Indoor seekers can share the excitement of museums with engaging…

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Dishes To Try In Spain

  As the home of world renowned chefs such as Paco Torreblanca and Ferran Adrià and a vast range of top quality tavernas and restaurants, Spain can accurately be described as the culinary capital of Europe. Visitors can even indulge in delicious native dishes, as highlighted in this article.   Cochinillo Asado Anybody who believes…

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South Africa’s Garden Route

This is a guest post by Matt Hope from South Africa’s Garden Route is an amazing place to visit. With it’s beautiful setting, cultural background, and friendly inhabitants—it makes one of the best places to visit in the world. It’s often difficult to figure out just what to do in a place that offers…

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Culinary Delights in Ruka and Kuusamo

One of the best reasons for visiting this area is to savour the local food and check out the regional specialities.  Flying in from the UK, you can land at Kuusamo Airport and find a cheap car rental and then drive to Kuusamo town centre to inspect the local shops.  Even though public transport in…

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Winter Fun in the Snow

Whilst in the midst of a rather bad British summer, my mind has moved to winter fun – skiing in particular. Whilst there are many fantastic spots for fun in the snow, Austria’s Bad Hofgastein area is particularly popular, with a charming vibe to boot. Sat in the imposing and beautiful Gasteinertal area, this is…

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Kuusamo, Finland – Getting There the Convenient Way

Playing winter sports is a popular recreational activity in Europe. The extreme and unique exuberance it brings is incomparable. People crave for that adrenaline rush when doing activities in such a distinct atmosphere. The cold climate is ultimately the main factor on why enthusiasts are so keen to playing winter sports. Good thing there are…

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skiing in Ruka

When to go skiing in Ruka

It’s that time of the year again: time to start thinking about your winter ski holidays. When is the best time to come skiing in Ruka? Well, that all depends on what you want, and what prices you can find.  Flights will be one thing, but you can find great hotel deals with November…

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How to enjoy travelling with children

Travelling with children is something I’ve been doing on a regular basis for the last 5 years. Air travel, train travel, coach, car and even horse-drawn cart travel. As long as you’ve got decent travel and health insurance, getting the kids away from home and giving them new things to look at is wonderfully restorative for…

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