After my blisters healed, I switched from taping my heels with duct tape to something called Leukotape. Not only is it tougher than duct tape, but it is stickier too and you can wear it for days at a time without having to replace it. That’s especially good on winter hiking and mountaineering trips when your feet sweat under gaiters and multiple layers of socks and you want tape that will stay stuck.

After my blisters healed, I switched from taping my heels with duct tape to something called Leukotape. Not only is it tougher than duct tape, but it is stickier too and you can wear it for days at a time without having to replace it. That’s especially good on winter hiking and mountaineering trips when your feet sweat under gaiters and multiple layers of socks and you want tape that will stay stuck.

Resources for researching locations and ancestors in Norway. The map displays old and new names of counties in Norway, which are called fylke.

Resources for researching locations and ancestors in Norway. The map displays old and new names of counties in Norway, which are called fylke.

There are glass igloos for rent in Finland where you can sleep under the Northern Lights!

There are glass igloos for rent in Finland where you can sleep under the Northern Lights!

Finland is truly magical in summer. Read our guide to 6 amazing things to do in Finland here http://globalhelpswap.com/things-to-do-in-finland/

Finland is truly magical in summer. Read our guide to 6 amazing things to do in Finland here http://globalhelpswap.com/things-to-do-in-finland/

Fortress of Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland. Photo courtesy of jeapsri on Instagram.

Fortress of Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland. Photo courtesy of jeapsri on Instagram.

For its lake lands and opportunities to view the Northern Lights, Finland is one of our best places to go to next. pic: Chris, Flickr

For its lake lands and opportunities to view the Northern Lights, Finland is one of our best places to go to next. pic: Chris, Flickr

Got just one day to visit Helsinki and you don’t know what to do? Take a look at this magic guide: www.tasteofsundays.com/blog/guide-helsinki-one-day

Got just one day to visit Helsinki and you don’t know what to do? Take a look at this magic guide: www.tasteofsundays.com/blog/guide-helsinki-one-day

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