Helsinki in 4 Days

Oh, so you’re going to Helsinki in 4 days for only 4 days? And it will only be a few days? No problem, Bob. If you’re on a limited budget, there a million of fun things to do in Helsinki that will be fun and not break the bank. Day 1: Visit a Cake Buffet My suggestion to you is that you check out airbnb.com for an apartment to stay in while you’re in Helsinki. I love using airbnb because...
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Finnish Food

Okay, so if you’ve been even a little bit around, you know I just love food. And therefore, trying food in Finland was such a highlight. I was told that Finnish people eat a lot of fish (and this may be true) but I was thrilled to find out that my friends aren’t into fish (I almost died of happiness). Fish are friends not food (actually I’m very much a meat eater, but I want you to guess where that...
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#wtf aka Welcome to Finland

And my 5 Favorite things I learned from the Finnish. I should probably explain the title, huh? I stole the idea from my Finnish friend. It was -32 Celsius, and she was standing at the bus stop because her car wouldn’t start. This is a fairly normal Finnish experience, and she hashtagged it as #wtf Welcome to Finland. It was hilarious. So I titled this post after her moment because if you ever have the chance to visit Finland in...
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The Finnish Honesty

I spent 10 days in frigid Finland with a wonderful friend and her family. I’m not sure why she thought it would be a good idea to invite me to visit her in Finland after our first meeting being only a few days during the Vienna summer, but she did. I remember saying something like, “Are you sure? Because if you’re inviting me, I’m going to come.” “Great! Come!” There was no hesitation. If you know American culture like I...
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