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20 Sweet Ways to Say I Love You in Finnish

20 Sweet Ways to Say I Love You in Finnish

Woohoo! You have a Finnish sweetheart and you are ready to let the cat out of the bag by saying your true feelings. So, what’s the best way to say “I love you” in Finnish? How do Finns go about this topic in general? Whether you are searching for a cute way to signal...

20 Cute Finnish Nicknames for Your Loved One

20 Cute Finnish Nicknames for Your Loved One

Could Finnish be the newest addition to languages of love? I know, French and Spanish sound sensual and passionate but I have two reasons why Finnish totally should be included! 1) When a Finn actually, finally, says something romantic, you can be pretty darn sure...

Finnish New Year’s Traditions are Effortless and Fun

Finnish New Year’s Traditions are Effortless and Fun

I don't know who created the traditions of the Finnish New Year, but I'm pretty sure it was one very tired parent due to the Christmas hassle. In my opinion, New Year is the most no-fuss occasion of the year, and I'd guess most people like it that way, I certainly do....

Finnish Christmas Foods: Tasty Guide to Xmas Dishes from Finland

Finnish Christmas Foods: Tasty Guide to Xmas Dishes from Finland

Finnish Christmas foods are a traditional and insanely delicious part of Finnish food culture! Hands down, Christmas is the biggest celebration of the year in Finland. Family time and the abundance of food characterize this holiday. But, even on the Finnish Christmas...

10 Unique Ways to Say Merry Christmas in Finnish

10 Unique Ways to Say Merry Christmas in Finnish

How to say Merry Christmas in Finnish? I’ve got you covered, as here comes the Finnish language Holiday Special! From Christmas greetings between friends to business Finland and exotic New Year wishes, I’ll introduce you to the festive Finnish vocabulary. Psst… Follow...

5 Finnish Independence Day Traditions You Should Know

5 Finnish Independence Day Traditions You Should Know

Finns celebrate Independence Day on 6th December. The highlight of this national holiday is staying at home and watching TV. Now I can hear you say Whaaaaat! To explain this, I have to start a bit further. November and December are joyful months in Finland. Besides...

50 Cultural Facts on Finland that Help You Understand Finns

50 Cultural Facts on Finland that Help You Understand Finns

It is the culture that makes a place unique and, as we are talking about Finland and the Finnish people here, a little bit weird. It is the culture that makes you say what? Whaaat?! I feel that the relatively odd Finnish habits are a part of our charm. A major part of...

What Really Happens at Finnish Homes at Christmas

What Really Happens at Finnish Homes at Christmas

Finnish Christmas season is notorious for too-high expectations among all family members, big and small. Our biggest celebration happens on 24 December. The two following days are a slumber party at home. By the evening of Boxing Day, everyone has had an overdose of...

21 Cold Weather Beauty Essentials & Tips from Finland

21 Cold Weather Beauty Essentials & Tips from Finland

*Please note that this post has affiliate links. If you buy through my links, at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission, which helps the upkeep of this blog. Thank you in advance! The cold weather in Finland might sound intimidating. Fear not! It's...

Finnish Gifts: From Christmas Basket Ideas to Fabulous Design

Finnish Gifts: From Christmas Basket Ideas to Fabulous Design

*Please note that this post has affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission if you make a purchase and it helps the upkeep of this blog.  This holiday season, surprise your loved ones with unique Finnish gifts that they will absolutely...

7 Laid-back and Delicious Things to Do in Lahti

7 Laid-back and Delicious Things to Do in Lahti

*Please note that this post has affiliate links. If you buy through my links, at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission, which helps the upkeep of this blog. Thank you in advance! Whenever I’m writing a city guide, I always try to find a simple...

10 Charming Things to Do in Jyväskylä

10 Charming Things to Do in Jyväskylä

* Commercial collaboration with Visit Jyväskylä. Please note that this post has affiliate links. If you buy through my links, at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission - thank you! Shimmering lakes. People on their bikes. Delicious food from the...

The Finnish Easter Dessert that Everyone Will Love

The Finnish Easter Dessert that Everyone Will Love

  You guessed right, this is not a recipe for mämmi, the traditional Finnish Easter dessert, which looks like a brown pile of dirt.   Don't get me wrong, I'm a huge fan of mämmi, but I understand that it's not everyone's cup of tea. So I'm here to give you a sure...

Finland Bucket List: 35 Authentic Ideas by a Local

Finland Bucket List: 35 Authentic Ideas by a Local

I’m a list person. An excel person. A roadmap person. And within the last few years, I have also become a ‘Say a goal out loud, work hard and watch it happen’ person. When I was 15, I made a dream board. I cut out magazine pictures and texts which resonated with me. I...

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