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Lauren Wiggett

My first adventure trip to Finland & Norway

Written by Lauren Wiggett
Monday, 04 June 2018

River Hotel Kultahovi 2 No Credit

Despite it being May I have to say that I was surprised to be greeted in Finland by blazing sun and a nice warm temperature of 21°C! Having got off the plane it was time to jump into the hire car and start our Finnish adventure.

Dawn Rawlings

The magic of Menesjärvi in Finnish Lapland

Written by Dawn Rawlings
Monday, 21 July 2014

I have been lucky enough to visit Menesjärvi twice during my time working for Artisan. The first time was in September during the wonderfully scenic Finnish autumn. The drive here will take you away from the small town of Ivalo and into increasing wilderness – the trees grow denser, the roads grow quieter, and you pass nothing except a small handful of houses (owned mostly by local reindeer herders) before you come across the main hotel here.

Hotel Korpikartano is located on the banks of Lake Menesjarvi which at this time of year, is a beautiful glittering vista of water, reflecting the changing colours of the surrounding trees.

Korpikartano  Aurora September 2013

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