Category: Finland

Win with Radisson Blu!

Win with Radisson Blu!

Radisson Blu hotels – a brand we’ve mentioned a few times on A Luxury Travel Blog in the past – is getting into the festive spirit with the Radisson Blue Quiz – a fantastic opportunity to win a weekend away at one of its hotels, choosing from Milan, Madrid, Berlin, Helsinki or Hamburg.  But even if you’re
Beckhams put Turku in Finland on the map

Beckhams put Turku in Finland on the map

David Beckham’s recent visit to the Mehilainen Clinic for an operation on a torn Achilles tendon, and a subsequent visit from his wife, has put the Finnish city of Turku well and truly on the map, visiting prior to the crowds that are sure to visit in 2011 when the city is a European capital
Finland: spa treatments at 110 º below zero!

Finland: spa treatments at 110 º below zero!

If the idea of traditional winter swimming fails to excite you, try spending three minutes in temperatures of up to 110 degrees below zero! The luxurious Finnish Haikko Spa located less than 50km east of Helsinki has turned an old pain relieving method into an energising spa treatment subjecting the body to extremely cold conditions
Refreshing Finland

Refreshing Finland

Discover the captivating region of Kuopio in eastern Finland, home to holiday resort Rauhalahti and Golden Resort Tahko. Explore the lakes by cruiseboat, enjoying lunch aboard, or stop off at Puijo Hill, for a meal at the revolving restaurant in Puijo Tower, 150m above Lake Kallavesi.   On land, an ideal way to explore the
The world's most expensive Champagne

The world's most expensive Champagne

Champagne is selling at a staggering $275,000  a  bottle  at the Ritz-Carlton in Moscow.   Not bad, I suppose, when you consider that a suite in the hotel will only set you back $15,000 a night.   But why the price tag, you might ask?   Well, this is no ordinary Champagne and it comes
Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Luxury for less from Ultimate Retreats Delve into the JP Moser Hotel and Chateau Guide Dine  at  Bergamo’s Colleoni & dell’Angelo Discover a world of contrasts from a refreshing Finland
Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Dine at London’s new Langtry’s Restaurant Maldives beach bungalows from Dhoni Mighili Discover stylish hideaways from Santikios Hotels Why not Visit Finland?