Puumala Archipelago Route

Cycling in the Saimaa region

Last weekend I did two bicycle tours in the Saimaa region and here are a few impressions. Lake Pihlajavesi At Lake Pihlajavesi I cycled the 80km long test bike path from Punkaharju to Vuoriniemi, Uitonniemi, Pellossalo, Kulennoinen and back to Punkaharju. Lake Pihlajavesi is the sixth largest lake in Finland and the route has been […]

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Cycling Päijänne

Cycling at Lake Päijänne

In commercial collaboration with Visit Päijänne and the European Agricultural Fund At the end of June, I and Joni (the guy with the yellow jacket in the picture below) planned to cycle the large ring route (132 km) from Hartola to Sysmä and back through Kammiovuori – the second highest point in southern Finland – and […]

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Mount Niseko-Annupuri - Japan

Niseko Summer Activities

In commercial collaboration with Niseko Tourism Niseko Tourism invited me in 2019 to visit Niseko to try out some of their summer activities. Some of you may know Niseko already as a popular winter destination but Niseko has also plenty of summer activities to offer. In particular, I tried out these summer activities in Niseko: […]

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Lövö Bridge

Places I visited in Finland

In this blog post you can read a few notes from my different trips in Finland. Ahvionkoski I visited Ahvionkoski and the Kymijoki river a couple of times e.g. the Finnish Packrafting Meetup was organized there twice. Åland Islands – Körkar Kökar is a Swedish-speaking municipality with 244 inhabitants and is one of the land […]

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Lemmenjoki National Park - Finland

Nightless Night Photography Workshop

I participated in the Nightless Night Photography Workshop in 2019 which took place nearby Inari in Finnish Lapland. I won admission to this event at the Matka travel exhibition where I visited the Inari-Saariselka booth. All I had to do was to submit a picture with me and a reindeer by standing in front of […]

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Rinka Falls - Slovenia

European, Nordic, Swedish and Finnish Packrafting Meetup

I participated in the past in the European, Nordic, Swedish, and Finnish Packrafting Meetups, and here are a few impressions from those events. European Packrafting Meetup On April 29th, 2019, it was again time to fly to Slovenia for the annual European Packrafting Meetup and to visit a view of other places in Slovenia. I […]

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Hemavan Tärnaby

Our packrafting adventure in the Hemavan Tärnby area started where the Kungsleden ends or begins. We had planned five days of which we hiked two days and paddled three days. Some of the highlights of this trip were reindeer, eagles circling in the sky, and a packraft which went down a waterfall. Here you can […]

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Natursprünge Trail Brand - Austria

Brand in Vorarlberg

Lünersee The Lünersee is one of the most beautiful alpine lakes and is located near Brand at the end of the Brandnertal in Austria, which I visited again this summer for a hike. I have hiked here before, as I lived in Bludenz for 2 years while studying at the Bludenz tourism schools. During this […]

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Archipelago Trail

Turku Archipelago Trail

In 2016 I was cycling from Turku along the 250 km Turku Archipelago Trail. The whole trip took me 27 hours to complete and I have spent 1 night in my tent near the ferry harbour leaving from Kustavi. […]

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