Mountain hut in wilderness with stars and moon at night during winter, Finland (@ ajliikala/Getty Images)
- There are more than 187,000 lakes here and 86% of the land is covered in forest.""See more pictures of this wild wonderland
- A popular pastime in this chilly region doesn\t involve wrapping up warm and building snowmen.""In fact it involves taking all your clothes off!
- Although being larger than the UK, with only 5.4 million people this is Europe\s most sparsely populated country.""The facts don\t ‘Finnish\ there
- When you\re out this far in the open wilderness you might need more than a phrase book to survive.""Learn a bit of the local lingo