The Classic and Simple Finnish Salmon Soup

The Classic and Simple Finnish Salmon Soup

The Finnish salmon soup (lohikeitto, in Finnish) is the perfect soup. It’s like the little black dress of Finnish cuisine. At the same time, a salmon soup is easy home cooking, super healthy and suitable for any event. In this household, it's the go-to recipe for busy...

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Quick Guide to Dating Finnish Guys

Quick 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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A Home-Made Yoga Retreat in Finland

A Home-Made Yoga Retreat in Finland

I would like to show you my favorite home-made yoga retreat. Yoga is one of my best discoveries after I turned 30. The perfect place to do yoga is at the cabin, surrounded by our gorgeous Finnish forests. To me, these poses are a must when I go to our summer cottage....

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10 Reasons to Love a Finnish Woman

10 Reasons to Love a Finnish Woman

Loving a Finnish woman is so easy. Everything about her is just so lovable! Okay, I might be exaggerating a little. But seriously, we come with pretty impressive features. I try to do a good job explaining them to you. Ten Reasons to Love a Finnish Woman #1 Fastness...

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May Day in Finland

May Day in Finland

The May Day (in Finnish: Vappu) is a big national holiday to celebrate work in Finland. On the Eve of May Day especially young people and students are out partying. On May Day, people flock to the streets, enjoy brunch in a restaurant or if, by some miracle, there is...

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