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Come Visit Helsinki! The Capital of Finland

  I know I would be remiss if I didn’t mention the Capital City of Finland. There’s plenty to do here, as I’ve mentioned in my other blog posts. Visit a sauna or get a day pass at the fabulous spas. Visit the museums and some of the churches and check out the architecture. I…

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We Are Pretty Laid Back – Our Culture and Customs

  Just to put your mind at ease, Finland is an easy, laid back country to visit. Americans might view us as extremely liberal due to our policies and our care for our fellow man. We aren’t very uptight and honestly, there’s not too much you can do to offend a Finn. Seriously, if someone…

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Finnish Food =Life Lived Well

  Growing up Finnish, I’ve had my fair share of potatoes! My Mom loved to cook them all ways, especially fried and crispy, covered in oil and dill. I know we Finns aren’t the culinary master’s when compared to France and Italy, but I’d say we stand on our own. If you come for a…

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Off The Beaten Path: Things to Do In Finland

  There are so many fun places to visit in Helsinki and around the country. I’m going to list my personal favorites. I wouldn’t say any of these are tourist traps, as we locals love doing these things, too! Bizarre One Tours– if you are looking for something off the beaten path, try this touring…