My Mission:


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!



I’m Varpu. One blonde, travel-loving, Finnish engineer. Cinnamon bun expert.

Happy wonderer of the specialties of my home country.

Let’s Get Social: 

Featured Categories

Latest On The Blog

Easy Rules to Finnish Small Talk

Easy Rules to Finnish Small Talk

Finnish small talk leaves you speechless (pun intended)! You might even think that there is no concept of small talk in Finland. In fact, I think you might be right. Many Finnish people believe that Hello and How are you? are enough for small talk and then we can...

read more