Returning to Finland, aside from getting married, has been one of the true highlights of our summer. With a six day itinerary focused chiefly around outdoors adventures we engaged in a plethora of different activities including kayaking, hiking, boating, standup paddle boarding, biking, cycling and horseback riding in Helsinki and around other areas situated nearby the Finnish Archipelago. Overall, it was a great introduction to the opportunities that exist in Finland for outside exploration and adventure. Although our time visiting Finland was brief, we’re already excited about potentially returning here again.
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Our 6 Day Adventure Exploring Finland by Kayaking, Biking, Boating, Hiking & Horse Riding:
Day 1 in Finland:
Arriving in Helsinki and visiting Lonna Island | Finland Vlog Day 1
Day 2 in Finland:
Biking and Kayaking in Helsinki | Finland Vlog Day 2
Day 3 in Finland:
Hiking in Nuuksio National Park and Kayaking in Kasnäs | Finland Vlog Day 3
Day 4 in Finland:
Horse Riding, Boating Adventure & Drinking Salmiakki | Finland Vlog Day 4
Day 5 in Finland:
Exploring Hanko by boat and bicycle & cooking Finnish cuisine | Finland Vlog Day 5
Day 6 in Finland:
Stand up paddle boarding (SUP) and Finnish Sauna | Finland Vlog Day 6
Aside from our outside adventure activities we also had the opportunity to sample various kinds of Finnish cuisine and we even had the chance to prepare our own Finnish meal. Aside from cooking Finnish food, one of my favorite things I was able to try was Salmiakki which I’ve now had in candy, chocolate, ice cream and spirit form.
For those visiting Finland enjoying outdoors activities in nature is an absolute must. Walking through trails in the woods or exploring remote island forests by kayaking are two of the top highlights that I recommend the most.
Music in this video courtesy of Audio Network
This is part of our Travel in Finland series. We’re making a series of videos showcasing Finnish culture, Finnish arts, Finnish foods, Finnish religion and Finnish people.
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All photos and video taken by Samuel Jeffery (Nomadic Samuel) and Audrey Bergner (That Backpacker).