Solar Storm Over Rovaniemi
On St. Patrick's Day 2013, a massive solar storm hit the earth's atmosphere, causing auroras as far south as Colorado. In Finland, we had spectacular northern lights all through the night that were clearly visible even in cities with as much light pollution as Rovaniemi. This photo was taken amongst the cabins at Ounasvaaran Lakituvat.
Helsinki – the Christmas city — VisitFinland.com
Christmas lights on the city's main street and the bustle of shoppers in St Thomas’ Market exude a cheering warmth in the perfect Christmas city Helsinki.
Lingonberry Gingerbread Cakes
13th of December marks one of Sweden’s big yearly celebrations – Lucia. All around Sweden today, kids and choirs are dressing up in white gowns and singing songs to celebrate the Italia…
Friday Favorites #19
By this time next week, the packages will be unwrapped, the dinner guests will be gone, and the radio will be done playing Christmas carols. Can you believe it? We all spend so much time preparing for Christmas and then before you know it, the holiday is over. I can honestly say that I've tried to slow down and take the season in this year. Of course, that meant I kind of disappeared from here with any projects or recipes lately. Believe me....I had plans. But when it felt like the Christmas…