9 maps that tell you all you need to know about Finland

Finland represents many things to many people. So, how do you get a true perspective of what the country is really like? One very effective, and fun way, is to look at some of the fun maps shared by Finland's most popular social media publisher, Very Finnish Problems. Here's nine that give you a fabulous picture of a fantastic country.

Kippis! The strange history of Finland’s love affair with alcohol

Finns have always had an unusual relationship with alcohol. As far back as the 18th century, the French enlightenment philosopher Montesquieu referred to Finns as heavy drinkers. Consequently. despite the end of prohibition in 1932 alcohol remains under strict regulation. One result of this is a wide variety of peculiar Finnish alcohol laws.