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You take an elevator up 60 feet and step out into your room, which is decked out with Eames chairs and plasma TV’s and has a panoramic view out over Holland’s Wadden Sea. Sure, the luxuriously appointed room has a touch-screen lighting system, a s...
"YOU SHOULD VISIT FINLAND IN SUMMER," says the Lonely Planet guidebook. Thanks for the tip, but the whole point of my "Northern Lights" package, set up by Norvista, Finnair's tour company, was to see winter at its most wintry—to spend six days fro...
Trek your way through the northern regions of Norway, Sweden, and Finland and experience life above the Arctic Circle. During your week-long trip you will build igloos, ride a snowmobile and ice-fish. The operator takes a "total approach" to respo...
Leave it to those innovative Scandinavians to improve simple strolling, with Nordic walking. In the sport, walkers use adapted ski poles with spiked bottoms to replicate the upper-body motion of cross-country skiing, and now it's spreading to ever...
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 departing for the Arctic Circle. The Snow Show, which was staged last winter in Finnish Lapland, is by ...