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As I head north out of Turku, red wooden farmhouses forming a visual Morse code on the roadside, I'm ... Read More

Leave it to those innovative Scandinavians to improve simple strolling, with Nordic walking. In the sport, walkers use adapted ski poles with spiked... Read More

Turku, Finland, is a quiet place. Until the Russians moved the capital to Helsinki in 1812, Turku enjoyed a good six centuries as Finland's most... Read More

Just what is it with Scandinavians?Blessed with an innate neophilia, they embrace the avant-garde with uncanny ease. Provocative forms and ideas are... Read More

Before I went to Finland, I considered saunas to be no more than mildly pleasurable aspects of health clubs and hotels. Then a Finnish friend (and sauna... Read More

VIENNA AUSTRIA $236 At the 16th-century Hotel König von Ungarn (10 Schulerstrasse; 43-1/515-840; www.kvu.at; breakfast ... Read More

I just want to get to Lapland before the art melts. This is why, although Montreal is enjoying its most grotesque winter in three decades, I am... Read More

In 1951, House Beautiful proclaimed a leaf-shaped plywood platter by Finnish designer Tapio Wirkkala "the most beautiful object in the world." With its... Read More

Book now to get a seat at one of these four European newcomers—their names will be on everyone's lips in the coming months. ... Read More

It takes nerves of steel to ride India’s Wall of Death. In fact, it takes gumption just to watch cars and motorcycles swirling on the walls of a 30-foot... Read More

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