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...

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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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Finnish Sauna Etiquette – How to Do Sauna Like a Finn!

Finnish Sauna Etiquette – How to Do Sauna Like a Finn!

The Finnish sauna etiquette may feel like a mystery before your first visit to Finland. It's totally understandable if the whole Finnish sauna culture in general sounds intimidating. There might be several questions on your mind! Seriously, are you naked in a sauna,...

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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 Finnish lady is greeting you here...

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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 Clothing Brands: Sustainable X-mas Gift Guide

Finnish Clothing Brands: Sustainable X-mas Gift Guide

If you are buying gifts this season, how about doing good by shopping more consciously? Take a look at these wonderfully stylish gift ideas from sustainable Finnish clothing brands! What better time than Christmas to buy thoughtful and ethical gifts for your loved ones!

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