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Finnish inventions

Finnish people are an innovative nation, and there are some interesting creations originally developed by Finns.


What is a Sauna – the Cornerstone of Finnish Culture?

Sauna is an important cornerstone in the Finnish culture. They do exist in other cultures too, however in Finland they are part of our national culture and it is estimated that there are more than two million saunas in Finland - which for the population of roughly five and half million is quite many.


How to do Juhannus – the celebration of midsummer in Helsinki

Juhannus started from the pagan midsummer festivals which focused on a prosperous upcoming harvest...


Finnish Sport Specialities

As an innovative - and a bit crazy - nation we have invented some of our own interesting “sports” that are equally unique and fun! Also inventing a new sport opens up a possibility to gain world champion status in it. 


Sustainable Restaurants in Helsinki

Do you want to make more sustainable restaurant choices, but don’t know where to look? No worries! We made a list of our favourite restaurants that invest in sustainable development, for instance, by favouring more responsible producers as well as local ingredients.


Vappu in Finland – What is it?

After a long winter, the rays of sunshine start to lure the...


A Traditional Finnish Easter – What is it?

When it comes to Easter, Finns have many different traditions that for non-Finns, might seem just a little strange.


Sustainable Traveling in Helsinki: Public Transportation

Public transportation is a convenient and sustainable form of transport. In Helsinki you can travel almost anywhere without a car - it's easy!


The tradition of Berry picking of Finns

Tradition of berry picking is as old a tradition s the Finns.Finnish forests holds a treasure chest of different berries rich in vitamins and a very great booster of ones health.