Finland

Vappu - the Finnish Worker's Day celebration

Vappu in Finland is the traditional worker’s day and welcoming spring celebration or so I have been told. What I actually saw on the eve of the first of May last year was a huge student (including former and future…

Postcards from Finland

As promised already last year when writing the first part of my ‘living the dream’ story about the year 2014 which was full of travels and adventures here comes the second part, a review of my first year in Finland…

Why beautiful Savonlinna quickly conquered my heart

A few weeks ago I finally got to travel again! This time to Savonlinna in the Finnish East. I had heard a lot about this area before as being especially beautiful and different from other parts of the country. The…

15 interesting facts about Finland

Since I live here I have discovered and heard of many interesting and funny facts about Finland and its people. With this post I would like to share some of them with you! Did you know that… … one and…

Life in Finland - March, month of the earth

Welcome to part III of my life in Finland series: In Finnish, March is Maaliskuu which comes from ‘maallinen kuu‘ – earthly month. It refers to the end of winter when the snow starts to melt and slowly the ground…

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