February 4, 2019

Don your tiara to feel like a princess and bundle up for a night at the SnowCastle! Located in the town of Kemi on the cold Finnish waters of Bothnian Bay, the castle has been reconstructed every January for over 20 years using seawater-converting snow machines. This massive structure is usually between 13,000 and 20,000 square meters […]

Editor’s Top Finds of 2018: Celebrating the Cold Weather!

January 3, 2019

Burrrr…with cold winter weather in full swing, the team at TrailblazerGirl got together and came up with their top 3 picks from the 2018 reviews for ways to enjoy and celebrate this cold weather. First, cuddle up in the Voited Fleece Outdoor Pillow Blanket. This is an eco-friendly outdoor blanket with a warmth rating of 50 degrees […]

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

January 25, 2018

Are you a fan of Game of Thrones? Then you are going to love Lapland Hotels SnowVillage because this year’s theme is all about GoT! Lapland is the largest and northernmost region of Finland, and in the city of Lainiotie, about 20 million kilos of snow and 350 000 kilos of crystal clear natural ice have been […]

Editor’s Top Finds of 2016: Celebrating the Cold Weather!

January 4, 2017

Burrrr…with cold weather hitting much of the nation, the editorial staff at TrailblazerGirl got together and came up with their top 3 picks from the 2016 reviews for ways to enjoy and celebrate this cold weather. First off, stay toasty warm without compromising your style with the Nau Imperial Poplin Down Jacket. This socially responsible […]

Fat Biking in Finland

November 2, 2016

Various dates in 2017. Winter biking? Yes! Join Exodus Travels for their 8-day Fat Biking in Finland tour. If you are new to fat bikes, they are similar to mountain bikes except they are fitted with wide tires (usually 4 inches) designed for low ground pressure to allow riding on soft unstable terrain, such as snow, sand, bogs […]

Strömma Finland Bus & Boat Combo Tour

August 4, 2016

Your lifeline to an active day in Helsinki! To experience the city known as the “Daughter of the Baltic”, check out the Bus and Boat Combo Tour from our friends at Strömma Finland. Cruise the canals in an open air boat for a unique perspective of this lovely capital city. Or use the Hop On […]

Rovaniemi Reindeer Sprint Race

February 24, 2015

Coming March 20, 2015. Celebrate the snow with another unique winter event. Picture yourself bundled up and cheering at the Rovaniemi Reindeer Sprint Race. Officially known as the capital of the Province of Lapland, Rovaniemi, is popularly known as the official home town of Santa Claus. Crowds gather to watch as two reindeer each pull […]

Nellim Wilderness Hotel, Finland

February 11, 2015

Is viewing the Aurora Borealis on your bucket list? If it is, consider staying in the Aurora Bubble at the Nellim Wilderness Hotel in Finland. The Aurora Bubble rooms have massive skylight-type ceilings directly above the comfortable double bed, so that you can lay in bed and be amazed at the Northern Lights. When you […]

Hotel Kakslauttanen, Finland

October 16, 2013

A unique experience to view the Aurora Borealis. In the wintertime, the Hotel Kakslauttanen in northern Finland offers lodging in glass igloos. Made out of a special thermal glass that doesn’t frost over even with variations in the outside and inside temperatures, you’ll stay relatively toasty inside and enjoy laying in bed viewing the beautiful […]