Heading North in Norway

Ahead of my first trip to the Harstad-Narvik area last winter, I was filled with a curious mix of intrigue and excitement – what was it going to be like going that far north? What was the landscape going to look like? What did I need to pack?! I had been to the Norwegian Fjords

Mystical, Magical Lapland: The Facts

What do you think, when you think of Lapland? Perhaps you’ve never been asked that question. Perhaps it’s never come up on your radar. Perhaps it’s where Father Christmas returns when he’s delivered his gifts each and every Christmas morning, and of that, of course, I would never confirm or deny… What I do know

Lapland: Not just for Christmas!

When I chat about Lapland to my friends back at home or to my guests during the summer months, everyone has thousands of questions about living way up in the north of Finland, 200km above the Arctic Circle.  How cold does it get? (Very!) Is it dark all the time?  (No!) What is the best age

Cross Country Taster

The Sami people used the word “skrithiphinoi” 6000 years ago to describe “ski running samis” and “čuoigat” for skiing. This is one of the earliest descriptions of what we now know to be one of the most popular Nordic sports, Cross Country Skiing. Having sat back and watched the locals gracefully slip and slide by

A Magical Proposal in Lapland

Recently two of our Head Office staff, Clarissa and Andy, travelled to Lapland to enjoy a romantic getaway. Little did Clarissa know, that Andy had an extra special surprise planned for her…. “So you recently travelled to Lapland for a magical trip, but you didn’t realise quite how magical it was going to be…” Where did

Levi – South Point

Josh, one of our Resort Representatives in Levi, has been trying out a bit of snowboarding in the resort, here’s how it went: “I’m currently writing this blog slightly bruised and sore, however I would like to share my South Point snowboarding experience. Having had only one 90 minutes snowboarding lesson down at zero point

FREE snowshoeing this winter in Lapland

Free snowshoeing you say?! Yes you heard us correctly! We have on offer the amazing snowshoeing excursion for a select number of our Lapland holidays departing 2015. Lisa, Inghams PR Manager, talks about her first experience snow shoeing: My heart sank when I saw that snowshoeing was one of the activities on my Lapland trip.  Compared

There’s no age limit for Santa!

One of the most famous people in the world. He might not be followed around by the paparazzi, but at this time of the year people all over the world are talking about one person. Santa Claus. Have you been good enough this year to get the presents you want for Christmas? I was lucky