Finland Life

Helsinki Day Trip: Fiskars Village

The longer we are in Helsinki, the more little treasures I find. Just yesterday I was running my usual loop when I took  slight detour to check some paths that I had never taken. They ended up leading me into little forested trails, seemingly miles away from the city center, though I was only 3 […] Read more…

Finland’s Favorite Holiday: Vappu

Snow or shine, Finland kicks off its summer season each year with Vappu. Fortunately for us this year, it was all shine! Vappu, which derived from Walpurgis night and also coincides with May Day, has become one of Finland’s favorite and most popular holidays next to Christmas, Easter, and Midsummer. In more recent times, it has become […] Read more…

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