This is an excerpt from our previous blog entitled ¨FINLAND: From A Filipino Expat’s Perspective¨. In this shorter blog, we tell about how essential is sauna to the lives of Finns and its health benefits proven by Finnish researches. Whether you are a traveller or an immigrant in Finland, this article is meant for you. Read, why should you adapt too this passion for Finnish sauna!
We flew by Finnair from Helsinki to London Heathrow and back. Surprisingly we were really lucky to fly with a brand new Airbus A350 back to Helsinki. Read our review how we have rated Finnair's service level.
We had a great day trip this summer from Helsinki to Old Porvoo which is truly an amazing destination in Finland. Read our article about things to see and do in Old Porvoo.
As a traveler you surely want to move a lot inside Finland. Finland is quite big country compared to its small population so changing the location takes time and requires money. We give you a few hints how to travel cheaply by bus, boat, train or airplane. By following our tips your travel budget may come a lot smaller. We also suggest you to have a boat ride to Stockholm and Tallinn when visiting Finland.
Vantaa is a city in Southern Finland. It is where Helsinki Airport, the main and biggest airport of Finland is located. A friendly city among foreign nationals whereas one in every 10 of its population is an immigrant. Read our article what things to see in this beautiful city.
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 Filipino 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.