26 Dec '11, 2pm

The eco travel guide to Finland: Finland has become synonymous with Christmas thanks to its northern Lapland reg...

It's certainly quite unlike anywhere else in the Scandinavian bloc, with Finnish bearing more resemblance to Hungarian than Swedish, Danish or Norwegian, and a culture that owes as much to Russia as it does to Sweden. Finns tend to do their own thing and are much the better for it. Whether it’s wife-carrying competitions or air guitar world championships, the Finns aren’t afraid to try something different in the pursuit of fun. Capital city, Helsinki, is the quirky national character rendered in stone, boasting an eclectic mix of cutting edge and quaintly traditional. What's more, it has some of the best, if boisterous, bars in Scandinavia, ranging from the ultra-chic to the totally bizarre. In one respect, though, the Finns are like their fellow Scandinavians: design. Along with phone giant, Nokia, the country is home to ultra-cool homeware label, Marimekko and a raft of ...

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The eco travel guide to Finland

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