our personal guide to the perfect staycation in Helsinki, and the surrounding area.
Nobody sees Voldemort as the hero of the movie. But in real life villains get votes. When you see an […]
Very Finnish Problems creator Joel Willans teamed up with the Duolingo Finnish language app team to find out Finland’s happiest words.
So we've made it to 2020! In the decades past, predictions about the futuristic advances we'd see in this far-off sounding year were quite lofty. Sadly, many of these never came to pass.
Very Finnish Problems author Joel Willans in conversation Claire Delhom and Jeroen Sebrechts of the upcoming 2020 Midsummer Madness festival.
Finnish kids from Helsinki International School are being taught public speaking skills by founder of Public Speaking Pro.
Very Finnish Problems author Joel Willans in conversation with BBC World Service journalist Erika Benke on her recent coverage of Finland.
Very Finnish Problems author Joel Willans in conversation with Emmi Berlin from sustainable wood pulp textile innovator Spinnova.
After five movies, an animated series, and a Bollywood remake (we’ve all seen that, right?) it’s safe to say […]
Prim and proper British politician, Jacob Rees-Mogg has annoyed and amused the British public with his chillaxed demeanor. In a parliamentary debate, the “honourable gentlemen from the 18th century” was told to “stop slouching” by members of the opposition. But the grilling was cranked up to the max once the online community got wind of Mogg’s bizarre slouch.
Despite its comparatively tiny size, the immigrant community has a long and proud history contributing to Finnish society, including founding some of the country's most iconic companies.
Despite its vast size, much of Finland is very similar. Drive from Helsinki to Lapland and for the entire 15 hours, you're likely to see much the same scenery, forests and lakes. However, there are some wonderful ways that parts of Finland are very different from each other. To see for yourself check out these wonderful maps, courtesy of Reddit.