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.
It may sound like something out of a science-fiction film, but cryotherapy could be the world's coolest spa trend.
One of the best places to see aurora borealis is from this city on the Arctic Circle.