Being an expat in Finland is an eyes-opening experience. However, coming from a totally different culture from a tropical country, the change is big. It takes time to adapt the Finnish lifestyle. Read how our Filipino contributor felt his move from the warm and crowded country to the peaceful North. In the article he describes the differences between Finnish and Philippines culture and his experiences about Finnish life.
For many people Nordic countries may sound exotic. You can find much snow and see northern lights during the winter. In the summer it is possible to explore bright summer nights and do hiking in untouched nature. However, planning a trip is full of questions. We collected some basic information about visiting the Nordics.