Happiness is Having Friends with Cabins

The next day after my birthday we got a very pleasant call from our friend. Hey! I just arrived to our cabin, you wanna come? As we were supposed to travel to Southern Finland the upcoming week for a wedding, we decided why not? This way we didn’t need to drive the 800 kilometers straight,…

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Vätsäri Wilderness + The Content of My First Aid Kit

Located to Northern Lapland is Vätsäri Wilderness area. That’s where I’ve been the last week. As I told about my preparations and running around packing the first aid kit, turns out that less from that kit was needed on this trip. Luckily. Vätsäri is a good place to hike due to the drinkable water from almost…

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Preparing for a Week in Vätsäri

The backpacks are packed, let the social media silence begin (after this). I arrived back to Rovaniemi couple days back, and since that I’ve been packing ever since. I’ve been packing and preparing otherwise for the next six days in the wilderness area of northern Finland called Vätsäri. This is going to be my first…

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What I Have Been Up to?

Again, I’ve been spending my week traveling around in Finland. Summer goes by so fast. Last week we started our journey to Oulu from Rovaniemi on Thursday and I am still on the road with no end in the near future. Arto never came as South as Oulu, but stayed the whole weekend in a tent near Kiiminki…

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Rhododendrons and Squirrels in Haaga

Oh my! This place has been so close to me for all my life and never have I had the chance to visit before. It is funny, that I’ve been living basically all my life next to Rhododendron Park and the one spring I live 900 km away, I get the chance to visit it…

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Traveling with the Puppy

Summer plus road trip equals fun, right? But when adding a huge puppy to the calculation it becomes more stressed than fun. Like I insinuated in the last Throwback Picture Attack, we were traveling the last two weeks. This was not a vacation per say. Arto was working the whole time, which left me on…

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Road Trip to the Lofoten: To Plan or not to Plan?

Have you ever been to the Lofoten? It is possibly the most beautiful place on this side of the planet. It is actually one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited in my life. It has so many things to do and  see, I decided I’d come again someday, but I did not…

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Spring Sessions: Freeriding in Pallas

We booked a trip to go freeriding My friend has a cabin by the lake Jerisjärvi (heard that is also good fishing place) in Muonio, and as the season in Svanstein was supposed to be over, we booked a trip there to go freeriding! We have been spending time at my friend’s cabin during autumn…

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The Amazing Cervinia: Snowboarding Next to Matterhorn

We have been doing father daughter trips to the Alps for four years now. First it was just me and my father, when I “fooled” my dad to Austria in an excuse to meet up with my childhood friend who was there for her student exchange. At that point, talking my dad into snowboarding trip…

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