Very Finnish Problems creator Joel Willans chats with Joe Konderla, writer at the Finniot, a blog on adjusting to Finnish quirks.
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.
Joel Willans talks to Lari Salomaa from Swedish artisanal coffee and tea specialist Johan & Nyström about peculiar Finnish coffee habits.
When I planned my trip to Finland I had certain expectations about Helsinki. But I was in for more than a few surprises.
Japan exports specialist Sami Häikiö joins Joel Willans to discuss Japan's extraordinary interest in Finland, cover metal music as well as Moomin.
You probably know Johan Runeberg, but what do you know about Fredrika Runeberg? As the wife of Finland’s national poet, Fredrika Runeberg has sometimes been overshadowed. Here are five fantastic facts to get to know her life and contributions to Finnish culture a little bit better.
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.
I was 13 when I moved from Russia to Finland. Now, I've lived here for as long as I lived in Russia. In this time I've discovered that every Finn has an opinion about their Eastern neighbours. But I wanted to know more. So, I decided to ask some of my Finnish friends, if they've ever interacted with Russians and, if so, what kind of vibe they got from that experience. Here's what I discovered