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“Phone free zone,” an Island in Finland asks travelers to ditch their phones meanwhile their travel

Nestled in the lap of the Eastern Gulf of Finland National Park, Ulko-Tammio is the land where the officials are asking travelers to not carry their phones

Phones have become a very essential part of our lives. From making our lives easier to make a habit of dependency. Thus, this summer the authorities of Finland have asked for a revolutionary step from the travelers.

There are many officials where authorities are encouraging people to use steps to viral the place. However, the southeastern coast of Finland has asked for a different approach.

A place known as Ulko-Tammio, inside the Eastern Gulf of Finland National Park, stated that they are urging people to not use their smartphones. Mats Selin, an expert with Visit Kotka-Hamina, stated in a release, “switch off their smart devices and to stop and genuinely enjoy the islands”

The heartfelt message is heard by the officials of Park and Wildlife Finland, who monitor the nature and wildlife of the island. Outdoor recreation and visitor manager Joel Heino, stated “We encourage visitors to put their phones away voluntarily and to focus their senses on nature rather than on their phones.”

Booking through a non-digital method is also becoming a trend. Where corporate officials are also leaning towards a digital detox retreat.

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