20 Interesting Facts About Ice FishingPosted by Olli Kolade
What is ice fishing? Wherever there's ice, there's ice fishing. It takes place all over the world, from the snowy wastes of freezing cold Siberia to the stunning, remote Canadian north, the northern USA, and of course the northerly parts of Scandinavia. Here's what you need to know about one of the ultimate snow-country sporting pleasures.VIEW FULL POST
Yes, Reindeer Sleigh Rides Are RealPosted by Harvey Jones
You've dreamed about running with reindeer, speeding along super-fast on a beautiful sleigh across the pure, crisp, white snow as the landscape tears past and the trees turn into a deep green blur. It's actually just as good in real life, a dream-like experience provided by these legendary fast, wonderfully attractive animals. Reindeer sleigh rides are something special, and if they're not on your bucket list yet, they deserve to be! Here's some insight to inspire you.VIEW FULL POST
Kilpisjarvi: Legends in the LandscapesPosted by Tracey Greenway
To celebrate the launch of our Santa’s Lapland short breaks in Kilpisjarvi, Tracey Greenway investigates the myths and magic from which this curious little village originates. Here, she sheds light on the early years of a place where the sun does not rise during the winter months.
5 tips for your time in LaplandPosted by Jasmine Rowswell, Outdoor Instructor,
A trip to this part of the world has been the top of many people’s bucket list and is becoming more popular due to the craving for snow many Brits can’t quench at home. Although many websites can provide you with tips on the best places to stay, cheap flights and thrill-seeker excursions, there seems to be a lack of personal ‘tricks of the trade’ tips from someone who has spent considerable time in Lapland. So, after spending the last six months working as an Outdoor Instructor for Transun’s supplier, I have put together my top five tips for a trip to Lapland...