The next day was all about animals! We started off with a visit to the reindeers (organised by our hotels – you have to pay extra for some activities but typically, your hotels can help you organise them)… Reindeers serve all sorts of purposes and have done for the Sami people that live here for … Continue Reading

The next day, after a leisurely breakfast, we packed our suitcases up and said farewell to Muotka Wilderness Lodge. Fun as it was, we would be moving to a different hotel for the next couple of days here (which is something we’d arrange with Inghams Holiday prior to arriving so no surprises there). As we … Continue Reading

The best way to make the most of winter is to fully embrace it. Like no staying indoors, waiting for it to pass but instead, grabbing those snow boots, warm coats and jackets and just heading out exploring. There’s just so much fun to be had in winter and it’s easily become one of my … Continue Reading

Fancy having a look around the ICEHOTEL? Chance are if you’re already on here, you do so let me show you around! 😉😁 On our second day at the ICEHOTEL (after our epic dinner at the Chef’s table the night before), we finally got to check out the rooms at the ICEHOTEL. At this point, … Continue Reading

If there’s one place you have to visit, not just at Christmas time but in winter, full stop (and as it turns out – now all year round), it’s Lapland! It’s the home of Santa, polar nights and more snow that we would ever know what to do with in London. Lloyd and I had … Continue Reading

Perched in the northernmost part of Finland, Lapland is a stunning and pristine wilderness to explore that’s got everything from the northern lights, polar nights and the midnight sun (in the summer months). Trust me when I say, you’ll be spoilt for choice when looking for the best things to do in Lapland. Whether you’re … Continue Reading

Winter is the time of year that tends to be a little dark, wet, cold and gloomy! That being said, it doesn’t have to be. In fact, there’s a heap of the best places in winter that make for a gorgeous experience.  From places like; Lapland to Banff National Park, there’s a ton of the … Continue Reading