Must see sites along the Iron Curtain Trail in Finland whether you cycle or drive the 1700 km long route! It’s in many remote areas that off-the-beaten path type travellers will enjoy exploring.

What happens when you take a girl who has never cycled more than 20km 6 weeks before she is about to cycle the Eurovelo 13: The Iron Curtain Trail 1500km across the remotest parts of Finland…alone?

Finnish food is a mystery to most people that haven’t been to Finland, but it’s another great reason to visit Finland. And yes reindeer is delicious, not to mention nutritious!

I’m beyond excited to announce my most EPIC trip yet – cycling the Iron Curtain Trail (EV 13) 1600km across Finland! As a bonus, I finish in Nuorgam, the most northern point in Finland and in the EU!

Liminka Bay is the number one bird watching spot in Finland, according to wildlife photographer Jari Peltomäker, who promises that he’s not biased. You can find over 200 bird species there!

Not only is Kvarken Archipelago Finland’s only natural UNESCO Site, it’s also one of the fastest rising land uplifts in the world and a nature lover’s paradise.

I have a confession to make. I’ve always thought the Finns might be crazy. Now I know for sure. Finns are perhaps best known for their love of the sauna, followed by a dip in a frozen lake. Brrrrr. I’m from Canada and even I think that’s crazy! What is perhaps lesser known is Finns

Fun facts about Finland. For example, did you know that prisoners are allowed to use the sauna in Finland – but only once a week? Find out why here: