Out of the Arctic

Our final full day here in Finland was mostly spent driving back to civilization. We slept in until the sun … More

Lappland

Woke this morning to a beautiful white wonderland, and this kids couldn’t wait to bundle and head out to play. … More

Snowland

Woke up quite a few times last night to check for aurora, with no luck, and Avi joined me in … More

The real Santa Claus

I’m snuggled deep in a comforter in the warmth of a little camper van parked beside a rushing river in … More

Cruise to Tallin

The kids and I got to the Tallink cruise port early, and as we sat watching the disembarking passengers it … More

Suomenlimna 

The island we’ve stayed on is incredible.  There are fall leaves everywhere, beautiful lanes around old Russian apartments, and wild … More

Helsinki

Avi puked all over his travel outfit a half hour into the drive to Madrid. I had to move him … More