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Posted by on Dec 15, 2017 in Luxury Travel, Only The Best, Travel Finland, Travel Italy |

Good Skiing Holiday Destinations for Skiers and Non-Skiers

Good Skiing Holiday Destinations for Skiers and Non-Skiers

Being a mixed couple can be hard, the rocker and the deep bass addict picking a car playlist, the United and City household on derby day, the vegan and the burger enthusiast booking a table at a restaurant… It’s a tough minefield to navigate and never has that been put to the test more than skier and non-skiers when choosing a holiday. The stakes are as high as a black piste in the Alps. Right off the plane, the skier is itching to go straight for the slopes for a cocktail of adrenaline and crushed ice. Meanwhile, the non-skier wants to go hiking in the woods, soak up some culture and relax by the pool. Like the Montagues and Capulets, this relationship may seem just not to be. Even worse, you could be a family with kids who are too young to strap on their skis just yet, leaving you both frustrated and resorting to playing rock, paper, scissors over breakfast to see who gets a turn out on...

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Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 in Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Finland |

Experience Finnish summer like the locals do: sunlight, sauna, celebration

Experience Finnish summer like the locals do: sunlight, sauna, celebration

Have you ever been to the land where the sun ever sets? In large parts of Finland, the sun is up for almost 24 hours a day during June and July. With day temperatures between 64.4°F and 95°F in the summer, Finnish summer days can be quite warm and long. These days are welcomed with great enthusiasm by the locals, since the winters can be dark, cold and long. The best way to experience these long summers’ days, is to do this is by car. Take your swimming clothes, some food and a camera to capture the beautiful views. Enough prepaid refill for your cell phone should be included on your packing list as well, in case you get lost in the extensive woods. Ready to go? Here are a few tips to experience Finnish summer like a local:   Hire a cabin In the land of a thousand lakes, locals know best how to spend these -literally- endless days. Most people own a cabin by the lake, where...

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