May 15, 2013 08:26 BST The Delicacies of Finland local food event showcases the country’s provincial flavours in the centre of Helsinki at the end of August. Organized in conjunction with the Syystober Beer Festival, and coinciding with the Helsinki Festival, this is the weekend to book a tasty and cultural city break in Helsinki.
Mar 15, 2013 12:17 GMT With the Midnight Sun keeping darkness at bay for two months, summer in Finland is truly a season of light. Days are endless, and so are the possibilities.
Feb 13, 2013 10:18 GMT Accessing Finland’s magical wintry landscapes and silvery forests is not just for experienced trekkers. A pair of snowshoes is your ticket to discover pristine nature covered in deep snow.
Dec 11, 2012 10:49 GMT In recent years, a score of young chefs armed with pride in Nordic cuisine and a passion for local ingredients have set up their own restaurants in Finnish capital Helsinki. See our tips on where to go foraging for fresh northern flavours on your visit.
Nov 20, 2012 08:01 GMT Tour skating is a great way to spend sunny winter days outdoors. Finland’s Lakeland and the Baltic Sea around Åland are ideal for speeding through breath-taking national landscapes on a pair of skates.
Oct 19, 2012 12:24 BST Finland is Christmas country and the home of Santa Claus. In December, three main cities Helsinki, Turku and Tampere all host lovely Christmas markets, and, as usual, Santa is eager to receive visitors at his grounds in Lapland.
Sep 25, 2012 13:04 BST The solar cycle that affects the magnitude of the Aurora Borealis is at its peak this coming winter. In other words, it’s a great time for spotting the phenomenon in Finnish Lapland!
Aug 23, 2012 14:51 BST Once again, design lights up the darkening autumn nights in Finland.
Jul 12, 2012 09:18 BST One of the most underrated seasons in Finland is Ruska, or autumn leaf colour in more international terms.
Jun 01, 2012 13:57 BST This year, Helsinki celebrates 200 years as Finnish capital as well as being World Design Capital. To honour the double jubilee, the city’s main annual cultural event, Helsinki Festival, introduces an extra juicy programme that caters for all tastes and ages.