Quick Guide to Finnish Language Basics

Quick Guide to Finnish Language Basics

Finnish language basics are fascinating for two reasons. First, Finnish seems so random to most people. Second, the language explains many hidden cultural things. I think it's always a good idea to learn a little bit about the language of any country if the...

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7 Finnish Foods to Try at a Grocery Store

7 Finnish Foods to Try at a Grocery Store

Here are seven Finnish foods to buy and try at a Finnish grocery store. I hope these tips help you if you’re on a quest to find some local food and puzzled by the options! Without further ado, here are the first four Finnish favorites that you should taste.#1 Fazer...

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5 Easy Steps to Enjoy Lake Beaches in Finland

5 Easy Steps to Enjoy Lake Beaches in Finland

Lake beaches may be a rarity in your country. These five simple steps help you enjoy them to the fullest! #1 Where to find lake beaches in Finland? Even the smallest village in Finland has a lake beach, most likely a couple. Just search a sign with a word "Uimaranta"...

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The Best Guide to Northern Lights in Lapland

The Best Guide to Northern Lights in Lapland

Northern Lights in Lapland are a majestic thing to see! This guide focuses helping you see the Northern Lights in Lapland, Finland. It tells you the best locations, likelihoods, useful forecast sites, what to pack and other needed tips. It also includes downloadable...

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Tipping in Finland and How to Save Your Money!

Tipping in Finland and How to Save Your Money!

Tipping Finland guide has only one sentence: You don't need to tip. That's it the crystallization of this topic. For the curious, let's dive a little deeper into this Tipping Finland topic (doesn't that just pop in your mouth!). This week I was having a casual dinner...

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The Ultimate Guide to Helsinki Airport

The Ultimate Guide to Helsinki Airport

I travel a lot in my work, so Helsinki airport is pretty much my second office. It is stressful to be at a strange airport with kids, big luggage or a tight connecting flight schedule. What a hassle! It would be nice to know a few things in advance, right? That's why...

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