Valentine’s Day. Taunting reminders of your hollowing loneliness if you’re single. Being forced to spend a ridiculous amount of money on heart-shaped balloons and stuffed animals if you’re in a relationship. Fortunately, not in Finland!
In Finland, Valentine’s Day is uncommercial and celebrates friendship rather than romantic love (the day is even referred to as ystävänpäivä, which translates to friends’ day).
Here are 7 reasons Valentine’s Day is just that much better in Finland!