Category: Finland

One month in Finland - Tammikuu

Time seems to fly, in Finland too! It’s been more than a month now since we arrived in Tampere. To remember better what has happened and to keep you updated what we’ve been up to I decided to start a series on the blog. In a monthly review I will summarize all the highlights of my new life in the North together with interesting facts I learned and funny experiences I made. I will describe my everyday life in Finland…

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When I heard about Steffi’s blog parade ‘Silvester unterwegs’ – ‘New Year’s Eve abroad’ I was very excited to take part since I knew I would spend the change of the year in our new home in Tampere, Finland, already. However, it turned out that my New Year’s Eve 2014/15 would be very different from how it had been the years before! After traveling to Finland by car including 2 nights on the ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki we arrived…

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Before I first visited Finland, I had no idea about this beautiful country in the north. During 5 visits within the last 2 years I got to know and like the land of a thousand lakes. After I announced recently that I will soon move there I realized it was not just me who had a wrong image of Finland in many points. People kept asking me why I decided to move to Scandinavia or if it’s not terrible to…

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