Mikkel Aaland

"It's All An Adventure"

Current News



September 1, 2018


People profile

From Spa Business 2018 issue 3

Mikkel Aaland

Photographer, author and sauna enthusiast


August 6. 2018


"Perfect Sweat" begins filming 3rd episode in Italy & Germany


September 13, 2017


Perfect Sweat Production Stills PDF now available


View the illustrated  56 page PDF  documenting our ten day Perfect Sweat shoot in Finland this summer.



June 3, 2017


Sweat eBook Now Available Worldwide!


Sweat, The Illustrated History and Description of the Finnish Sauna, Russian Bania, Islamic Hammam, Japanese Mushi-Buro, Mexican Temescal, and American Indian & Eskimo Sweatlodge by Mikkel Aaland is now available for the first time in ebook format.



Recent News


Nordic Light Festival

From May 2-May 7 2007 I will co-host the Nordic Light International Festival of Photography in Kristiansund, Norway. It's an amazing festival.  Come and see for yourself!


Review of The River in My Backyard in the Norwegian American Weekly by Rosalie Grosch


Mechanics Library event

On February 1st, 2017, at 6pm I will be in conversation with journalist Markos Kounalakis to discuss my new book, The River in My Backyard.


Interview with Photo Corners

 I have known Mike Pasini a long time and it was a pleasure talking with him about my new book, The River in My Backyard.  Here is a link to his article which appeared in Photo Corners. Thanks Mike!


Book Talk with Leo Laporte

On October 31st, 2016 I appeared on Leo Laporte's Triangulation show mostly talking about my new book, The River in my backyard..  You can watch a recording of the show here.


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