Experience the art of Arctic floating

Experience the art of Arctic floating

Floating in an icy lake sounds extreme if not outright painful, but for intrepid adventurers snugly wrapped up in a custom-made ice rescue suit, the experience is either relaxing or fun. Depending on the bather, some like to dive right in, while others prefer taking their time to enjoy the weightless feeling. “Many guests have

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

Your K-powder go-to guide in Gangwon-do

Your K-powder go-to guide in Gangwon-do

As South Korea gears up for the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics, Blue Wings takes a sneak peek at the local ski culture in Gangwon-do province. It might surprise travellers that South Korea, best loved for its vibrant food and buzzing metropolis, is emerging as one of the world’s most exciting destinations for skiers and snowboarders.

Check out the latest café in Tokyo

Check out the latest café in Tokyo

The coffee vending machine stands all but forgotten in the corner of Harry’s Coffee Shop. That’s because the visitors of this Tokyo café have something more interesting to hold than a latte: baby hedgehogs. Opened last spring in the Roppongi entertainment district, Harry’s is the world’s first hedgehog café. At any given time, the one-room