Family travel: is there an adventurous way to see Santa in 2021?

Finnish Lapland presents the crowd-pleasing solution to families looking to seek out Santa this Christmas. We take a look at the best trips and times to book.

How mindful cloudberry picking turned Finnish Lapland into a wellness destination

Finns savour the ceaseless, golden light of midsummer with a biological urgency. Now, after a long winter, the never-ending space and solace of Lapland’s forests beckon. Here, you can walk, meditate and collect juicy Arctic berries born from winter snows.
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Stressed? Enjoy this relaxing flight through Europe’s skies

Take time out for a scenic, soothing flight across some of the continent's most beautiful places – courtesy of the National Geographic show Europe From Above. 

How to spend a long weekend in Finland's Turku Archipelago

The ultimate island-hopping destination, Finland’s 155-mile Archipelago Trail is a place of rocky skerries and forested islets, where eco-retreats, Nordic cuisine and saunas abound — and the gateway to it all is buzzing Turku, the former capital city.

CLOSED: Win a four-night trip to see the Northern Lights

National Geographic Traveller (UK) has teamed up with The Aurora Zone, the UK’s original Northern Lights holiday company, to offer a thrilling autumn adventure in Finland

Family travel: Meeting Santa Claus

Is it too late to book a Finnish Father Christmas experience? We mull over where to go and the best time to do it

Family travel: Ranua, Finland

Sledding and snowballs, Father Christmas and the odd trip down a ‘hole’. What more can you ask for in a snowy Finnish adventure in Lapland?

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