Once in a Lifetime

Once in a Lifetime

Kerran Elämässä (Once in a Lifetime) is a Finnish language online travel media. We are specialized in the world’s best travel experiences with a strong emphasis on Europe, Asia and exotic destinations.

The content on our site combines elements from travel magazines and travel guides. The site has published more than 900 travel features, country and destination guides, travelogues and informative travel articles.

Kerran Elämässä was founded by two experienced Finnish travel writers, Mr. Antti Helin and Mr. Ville Palonen. Before launching our own travel media we used to contribute for leading Finnish magazines, newspapers and guidebook publishers for more than 10 years.

If you would like to invite us for a press trip or learn about our advertising campaigns, don’t hesitate to contact us!

Below you will find our contact form and a few examples of our feature articles in English.

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Travel features in English

Orangutans of Borneo struggle on an archipelago of wildlife reserves that are isolated by vast monoculture plantations. The best way to help the "man...

Kumbh Mela, India's biggest religious festival, is a spectacular show. Mindboggling sights, sounds and smells are not for the faint-hearted. Text by Ville Palonen and...

The wild nature of Eastern Finland is at its best during bright summer nights. The remote Kuhmo area, near Russian border, boasts with world-class...

Vietnam's northernmost province, Hà Giang, has stunning landscapes, colorful ethnic minorities and lively Sunday markets. The most thrilling way to roam around the little-visited...

Winds of change are blowing in Morocco. Heritage homes are turned into hotels, and snake charmers protest against commercialism. Even an authentic bathhouse can...