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The Most Romantic Valentines Day Destinations in Europe

The Most Romantic Valentines Day Destinations in Europe A trip for Valentines Day? What a way to make some everlasting memories with the man or woman on your side. Here are some ideas for the most romantic Valentines Day destinations in Europe: The Most Romantic City in Europe: Paris by  Honeymoon Always You can’t go without …

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Where to Find Scandinavia’s Unique Hotels

Let’s take a look at a few of Scandinavia’s unique hotels. Accommodation across the world has come a long way in recent decades: with the rise of posh-tels, flashpackers, and Air B’nBs; the diversity of accommodations for travelers has never been greater. Sure, the commonplace hotel continues to provide, but others have embraced the shifting industry by …

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Twenty-four Hours in Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki, Finland is an easy city to love. From cutting-edge art museums and historical sights to a vibrant foodie scene and shopping galore, Helsinki has more than enough to keep travelers enthralled. The soulful, friendly locals are another reason to visit too. Unabashedly original with an eclectic, trend-setting style all its own, a trip to Helsinki …

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Where to Stay in Helsinki

  The capital of Finland, Helsinki, offers a comprehensive selection of ‘where to stay’ options, and the following list includes hotels at every level of luxury and value. In general, prepare for higher-than-usual prices throughout Finnland, and note; when choosing where to stay in Helsinki, the city’s most important sights are located in the area surrounding …

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Hiking into Finland’s Natural Beauty at Nuuksio National Park

I like hiking, though I’m not a Survivor-level flint and tinder type of hiker. Instead, I enjoy the walk-through-the-woods-and-admire-the-scenery type of hiking. So when my brother told me that the  Nuuksio National Park, where I could see the natural beauty of Finland, was less than an hour from Helsinki, I was excited, but unprepared. I hadn’t packed for hiking. So …

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A Visit to Finland’s Santa Claus Village

If you’re anything like me – single, with no young kids, and not 10 years old myself – then you might share my reluctance to admit any great excitement for Christmas. There’s something embarrassing about feeling giddy at the first sign of peppermint, and people look at you like you’re crazy if you sing along …

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Turku: More than Finland’s First City

Turku, Finland’s “First City”, dates back to 1280 when Swedish, Danish and Finnish merchants met 0n Finland’s southwest coast at the mouth of the Aura River to trade goods. Over time Turku needed a cathedral (consecrated in 1300) and a bishop to govern the unruly heathens attracted by the marketplace. This region, Finland Proper, was the heart of the country in terms …

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