Treat yourself to the Lapp of luxury

Treat yourself to the Lapp of luxury

From treehouse suites to snug glass igloos, the options for maximum comfort in Finnish Lapland are impressive throughout the year. For many people, just being in Lapland is a treat. Crouching by an open fire with the aurora borealis or Northern Lights dancing above provides a unique comfort for the soul. Others combine this spiritual

Where to indulge your sweet tooth in Finland

Where to indulge your sweet tooth in Finland

Finland is spoiled for choice when it comes to chocolate temptations. Blue Wings set out on a pre-seasonal mini-tour of three Finnish chocolate makers. Located next to the factory where bread, porridge, biscuits, and of course chocolate are manufactured, the Fazer Experience Visitor Centre in Vantaa, Helsinki’s neighbouring city, offers a multisensory exhibition and introduction

Discover a clean green Iceland in any season

Discover a clean green Iceland in any season

Environmental responsibility is part of Iceland’s national psyche. Here are five of the most sustainably minded spots for conscious travellers to visit. 1. Stylish sustainability Housed in a former inn for workers at the Nesjavellir Geothermal Power Plant, an hour’s drive from Reykjavik, Ion Adventure Hotel is a real Icelandic gem. The converted hotel is

Try fusion cuisine in Helsinki

Try fusion cuisine in Helsinki

Nordic meets Japanese at Kamome, where the eatery’s famed story continues. For ten years, a tiny café in Helsinki’s Punavuori district enjoyed huge popularity among Japanese visitors after featuring in the cult film Kamome Shokudo. Its story nearly came to an end when the owners decided to retire last year, but entrepreneur Hideki Ogawa –