How to Experience Midsummer Magic in Finland

How to Experience Midsummer Magic in Finland

You might have heard that celebrating Midsummer is a huge thing in the Nordic countries. That's definitely true for Finland where this summer highlight takes place during the second last weekend of June. Like the name suggests, Midsummer is the public holiday which...

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May Day in Finland – Finnish Spring Carnival

May Day in Finland – Finnish Spring Carnival

There are a couple of ways you can experience a Finnish carnival. The biggest party happens when Finland wins the ice-hockey world championship. Unfortunately, the next time for that is quite difficult to foretell. Luckily, there's an annual holiday called vappu which...

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6 Funny Finnish Easter Traditions

6 Funny Finnish Easter Traditions

Finnish Easter is a big holiday, but not necessary as religious as it originally was back in the day. With this occasion, Finns mix pagan traditions with family time and some religious aspects. Easter is certainly a long weekend which cuts the spring nicely in half....

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The Best Guide to Dating Finnish Women

The Best Guide to Dating Finnish Women

Dating a Finnish woman has the potential to change your life! It may be the starting point of a happy adventure. I’m excited to tell you that a relationship with a Finnish lady is golden! That’s because Finnish women are loving, fun to be with and down-to-earth....

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The Best Guide to Dating Finnish Guys

The Best Guide to Dating Finnish Guys

Dating Finnish guys, or hopefully, dating a Finnish man, is potentially miraculous! Are you dreaming of a relationship with him but have no idea how to proceed? Thanks to the mighty internet and due to my natural background (aka one blonde Finnish lady is greeting you...

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10 Reasons to Love a Finnish Man

10 Reasons to Love a Finnish Man

Loving a Finnish man is awesome. Take it from the horse's mouth. This topic needs no further introduction, l will happily prove my point with ten reasons! Ten Reasons to Love a Finnish Man #1 Housework They participate in plenty of housework. (My) empiric studies show...

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Finland Dating Guide: the ABC of Finnish Dating Culture

Finland Dating Guide: the ABC of Finnish Dating Culture

Oh, these tips about Finland dating -wise are pure gold if you have a crush on a Finnish man or woman and don't know how to proceed! As a Finnish woman, I am so happy to help my readers to understand Finnish culture and what to expect. There is always room for more...

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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 am 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. Some of our...

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