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Immigrant Nurses in Finland

Migrating to Finland as a Nurse - What to Expect?

  • Published: 26/01/23

Thousands of nurses are needed in Finland to address the severe shortage in the nursing labour force, and the issue is only escalating. Nurses from overseas require approval from the Finnish healthcare authority, Valvira, to work as registered or practical nurses. Read the article and learn from my first-hand experiences of what it is like to be a nurse in Finland.

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Kaffebar at Old Rauma

Old Rauma - a UNESCO Destination in Finland

  • Published: 15/07/22

Old Rauma is one of the UNESCO destinations in Finland. Even though the city centre is small, it is a lively and international summer area. You can have a great lunch from any of the many restaurants, enjoy coffee and not forget the cultural activities that the town has to offer around the year. Read from our article why we recommend seeing beautiful the Old Rauma.

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Decorations at Porvoo Christmas Market

Porvoo Christmas Market 2023 - Worth the Visit?

  • Published: 09/12/23

We visited the Porvoo Christmas market in early December. As we were expecting, the market was small. However, we were surprised by the variety of services and the warm atmosphere despite the frost. Read the article to find out what you can experience at the Christmas Market in Porvoo.

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VR Locomotive at Tampere

Public Transport in Finland

  • Published: 16/01/23

As an adventurous traveller in Finland, you surely want to see many places. Finland is a big country compared to its population so changing the location takes time and it also costs money. We give hints on how to travel in Finland by bus, boat, train or aeroplane. By booking tickets wisely, you will save on the budget.

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Suspension bridge in Repovesi National Park

Repovesi - Amazing National Park in Finland

  • Published: 28/07/23

As the summer was coming to an end, we decided to visit Repovesi National Park. The park's location was convenient and the weather forecast looked good. In this article, we'll give you some basic information about Repovesi National Park and share our own experiences. Repovesi gave us a fresh nature experience. Read more from the article.

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Viking Cinderella at Stockholm

Review of Cinderella: a Classic Cruise Experience

  • Published: 18/05/24

We embarked on the m/s Viking Cinderella for a journey from Helsinki to Stockholm. While the ferry may not boast the latest modern amenities, it charmed us with its nostalgic allure, and we enjoyed cruising aboard. Though some aspects could be better, the vessel still provided a delightful and economical cruising experience on the Baltic Sea. Dive into our comprehensive review to discover the services Cinderella provides and our take on them. Additionally, find out why we awarded the ferry a rating of three stars, despite it having the potential to earn one more.

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Norway road and landscape

Road Trip from Helsinki to Tromso

  • Published: 15/12/20

We made a road trip from Helsinki to Tromso via Finnish Lapland. Together, we drove thousands of kilometres but the experience was still rewarding. In this article, we share practical road trip tips and introduce sightseeing of Kilpisjärvi and Tromso. Read the full story.

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A restaurant in Kuusijärvi

Top 9 Things To See in Vantaa

  • Published: 01/01/22

Vantaa is a city in Southern Finland. It is where Helsinki Airport, the main and biggest airport in Finland is located. A friendly city among foreign nationals whereas one in every 10 of its population is an immigrant. Read our article about what things to do and see in this beautiful city.

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