When the glass exterior of the igloo becomes obscured by the snow, we simply press a button to defrost.
We glide along as if floating on the snow, pushing aside white powder like foam in a giant bubble bath.
Sauna in Finland is not just de rigueur – it is an opportunity for a picnic, a chat and a time to get real.
Helsinki offers amazing architecture and great design.
I'm inside my quinzee (a Finnish igloo). I built it myself. Outside, it's minus 12 degrees C ...
Forthright in manner and bursting with national pride, they're almost frighteningly efficient.
Sighting the Northern Lights is worth the wait and the cold.