Finland

An Expat’s Tale: Am I there yet?

Just the other day, I sat on an overpriced lounge chair. One I had paid too much to rent for the duration of one afternoon of my stay a one of Helsinki’s newest “sea pools”: an attraction in a region that was previously occupied by dingy fishing boats and barnacle-coated piers, now one of central […] Read more…

Onnea Suomi!

In December 6, 1917, the Grand Duchy of Finland ended its autonomy within Russia and declared itself an independent nation. Suomi -known to the rest of the world as Finland- was finally free from the tug of war between its two powerful neighbors. However, years of strife followed; a short but bitter civil war tore […] Read more…

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