What is it with Finns, grilled sausages and summer? A survey about Finnish summertime sausage eating habits from insights company Crowst reveals all.
While the Syrian war crisis is hardly fresh frontpage news, it continues to rage and gather more casualties with no real end in sight. This war has created a global humanitarian crisis, to see how bad it was I travelled from Lahti to Lebanon. This is what I discovered.
Yesterday Finnish President Sauli Niinistö met with Donald Trump. The Finnish press also got excited by the fact that the only other Finnish president to get an official invitation to the White House was the legendary Urho Kekkonen. However, what excited the internet more was the series of blunders Trump notched at the press conference.
How awkward are British elevators? Joel Willans asks game studies Ph.D. Aki Järvinen essential questions about migrating to the UK and video game studies.
Don't be fooled by long-exposure photos of people enjoying themselves in Suvilahti. Read on to learn why Flow Festival 2017 sucks and must be avoided.
We’ve all had these moments, “what, did I say something wrong?”. It could have been something really innocent that is downright disgusting for someone else, but it also could have been something you didn´t say. A couple of pointers for your travels.
What's annoying about Finland? Well, the bans that, more or less, keep us safe are sometimes a little too weird for words. Here are some of the strangest.
Author Joel Willans talks icebreakers with maritime historian Aaro Sahari. We learn that Finland was a very isolated place before year-round open waterways.
Helsinki resident Joel Willans reads from his upcoming book “101 Very Finnish Problems”, and spills the beans on annoying Finnish alcohol laws.
Finnish summers are short and sweet, but they sure can be spectacular! It's important to enjoy every single second of them before the long dark winter comes once again. In Finland, summer appreciation has been turned into an art form -- nobody soaks up the sun like the Finns do. Need some proof? Just take a look at these historical photos of Finns loving the Helsinki summer. Take notes, because you just might learn a thing or two.