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I help you experience Finland like a local,

get to know the Finnish lifestyle, and travel this country like a pro!

 

Helsinki Off the Beaten Path: Where to Eat and Wander

Now we scratch the surface of the biggest city and capital, Helsinki! Helsinki is a pocket-size Metropolis, a mixture of European chic, Finnish straightforwardness and Nordic functionality. I put together a local’s ultimate guide to show you new sides of the city. This guide tells you the loveliest restaurants and offers three self-guided city walks away from the crowds!

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Finnish Greetings: How to Use Them and the One Word You’ll Need

Finnish Greetings: How to Use Them and the One Word You’ll Need

Oh, what a weekend! Hubby and I enjoyed a relaxing lake view hotel staycation just by the two of us. Amid the lovely service, I couldn’t help but notice how many different Finnish greeting words there are! Hence, I’ll explain how to use them and what’s the only word you’ll need to remember (in my opinion)!

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Lapland Packing List: What to Pack for Winter Finland?

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Are you feeling excited but a tiny bit worried about how to be prepared for the Finnish winter? Getting ready for another climate is difficult. I bet the most headache is due to the winter’s extreme cold, right? This post aims to give you a massive sigh of relief!

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