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get to know the Finnish lifestyle, and travel this country like a pro!
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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I’m Varpu. One blonde, travel-loving, Finnish engineer. Cinnamon bun expert.
Happy wonderer of the specialties of my home country.
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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)!read more
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!read more
Have you ever wondered that what if, what if actually, you are Finnish? Do you often feel like the oddball of a group? Does it seem that people don't understand you? These feelings are potential symptoms of hidden Finnishness inside you. I know that for some of you,...read more