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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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

Are you on a quest to find Finnish food in a grocery store and puzzled by the options? Let a Finn help you out! I've collected seven Finnish foods you should taste when you are in Finland! Here are the first four Finnish favorites.#1 Fazer Blue Chocolate In Finnish:...

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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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Driving in Finland – Safe, Easy and Fun!

Driving in Finland – Safe, Easy and Fun!

Driving in Finland as a tourist is super easy and enjoyable! This guide explains the most common driving rules in Finland, gives local’s tips to driving in Finland and tells you why it is awesome to rent a car in Finland. The Basics of Driving in Finland In Finland,...

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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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