• Finland,  We12inspire

    Outdoors Finland: 10 things to do in Saimaa

    Click here to go to the Dutch version of this post. At the end of August, I had the chance to visit Finland’s Saimaa region.  Saimaa is the biggest lake in Finland and also the fourth biggest natural freshwater lake in Europe. Surrounded by cities as Lappeenranta, Savonlinna and Mikkeli it’s not only a great place for some urban adventures but mostly it’s a perfect spot for various outdoor activities. Today I’m sharing my favorite things to do in Saimaa with you. 1. Go paddling You haven’t been to Finland if you haven’t been canoeing or kayaking. The Finns love their waters and can be found there for a large portion…

  • Finland,  Iceland,  Luxembourg,  Switzerland

    August in pictures

    Whoah! August is almost over and that means that the end of the summer is near. Time flew by and before we knew it, so did our trips. We’ve got plenty of new stories coming up for you as we spent no less than the whole month (pretty much) in nature and are very inspired to write and share our memories with you. For now, we’ll share a bunch of our favorite August pictures. Enjoy! Martijn in Iceland It was late July when Martijn left to Iceland for guiding a tour. He was gone for almost three weeks and more about Iceland will appear soon here. We just love the…