The negative domino effects from the unrest in Ukraine are being felt all over Europe. In Slovenia hotels are reporting a 20% drop in numbers of Russian tourists already. This dramatic number, from Euronews, represents fully 6% of tourists to that country. But Slovenia is not the only European country being slammed.
Olavinlinna castle (Olavinlinna) in the city of Savonlinna in the east of Finland, will be transformed into a theater stage this month. Performers from around the world will appear at the Opera Festival this year until August 2nd.
Coming up the 28th of May, the Sonisphere Festival Finland 2014 hits Helsinki with an impact. According to the news this year’s event is headlined by bands Metallica, Slayer, Danzig, Mastodon, and more.
A recent conference in St. Petersburg, Russia saw the heads of the Baltic Sea States meet up to discuss protecting the already heavily polluted Baltic, and each country’s responsibility for the task. With environmental sustainability on every leaders lips these days, we thought we would take a look at the ups and downs of one of the world’s most fascinating seas.
This Fall and Winter, for an excursion to literally take your breath away, why not try ice swimming in the far frozen North of Europe? Not exactly what you had in mind? Well take a closer look at this Northern European tradition.
Chances are if you are reading this in English, or any language other than Finnish, Eastern Finland is largely a mystery to you. Even more mysterious, and beautiful too, the town of Kerimäki is a curiosity of inestimable value. News of people outside Finland becoming land owners is, about as magical as the place itself today. For the low, low price of $499, you too can be a proud land baron of Kerimäki.
Stena Line, one of the world’s largest ferry lines, has just initiated what may be game changing innovation. The Scandinavian transport and travel service announced their equipping the world’s first passenger ferry equipped with wind turbine technology.
Argophilia Travel News brings the Baltic Sea closer to home with a view of some of the most wonderful Flickr images. For Eastern Europe travel, the Baltic Sea represents a treasure of immeasurable value for potential visitors. Not many people outside Europe are familiar with this fantastic wonderland of watery wildness.