Aurora Borealis

One of the things we are hoping to see while up here in Lapland is the Aurora Borealis. No luck so far. It’s been cloudy and according to the Aurora Forecast from the Geophysical Institute tonight doesn’t look too great either. Wednesday night is our last chance, so we have our fingers crossed. Just to … More Aurora Borealis

Time to Spare

Our bags are packed and we have several hours to spare! It’s hard to believe, but tomorrow morning we leave Turku for the last time and head to Helsinki. From Helsinki we’re taking a flight up to Rovaniemi, Lapland on the Arctic Circle. We’ll spend a few days up there hiking, visiting cafes and of … More Time to Spare


We’ve been here in Finland for about 4 and a half months now, and we have yet to take the trip up North to the Arctic Circle. However, we did take a trolly ride to the opposite end of the downtown district in Helsinki to eat dinner at an authentic Lappish restaurant called Lappi. The … More Lappi