We offer free content in all of our three main topic categories: Working in Finland, Living in Finland, and Playing in Finland. We have different types of free resources available.

First of all, we publish a regular blog about working in Finland, living in Finland, and playing in Finland. At the bottom of this page you will find links to some blog posts which in themselves constitute a guide to specific topics. 

Second, separate from individual blog posts and blog posts functioning as guides, we also publish downloadable guides. You will find those guides just below here.

Third, we also provide some free instructional videos. Those you can access further down this page.  

our Free Guides

Here are our downloadable guides on

  • grocery shopping in Finland;
  • furnishing your Finnish home; and
  • organizing a child’s birthday party in Finland. 

Hope you find them useful!

Grocery shopping in Finland

Get to know Finnish grocery stores, price levels in different stores, and some important grocery shopping related Finnish words, etc.

Furnishing your Finnish home

Setting up your house? In this short guide we'll show you different options for furnishing your home no matter what your budget.

Organizing a child's birthday party in Finland

Organizing a child's birthday party in Finland? Here is a list of locations where you can organize your child's birthday party in Finland. Use one of the locations in the list or use it as an inspiration.

our Free Videos and online courses

Here are our free videos and online courses:

Service map

Free video: Service map

The cities of Helsinki, Vantaa, Espoo, and Kauniainen have created an extremely useful service map. This interactive map allows you to search for various different types of public services around a specific address you specify. It allows to plan your commute from one location to another and much more. In this video we'll show you how to use it.

Free online course: Finding your salary range in Finland

Job ads in Finland very rarely give the salary of the open position. Instead, applicants are asked to state their desidered salary or salary range. That can be difficult to do if you are new to the Finnish job market. Enrol in this short mini course for free to learn how you can use publicly available date to narrow down your desired salary range.

free guides based on our blogs

Over the years our blog archive has grown to include over 150 blog posts. When grouped together, some of them form extensive guides to different aspects of living and working in Finland. Here, we provide links to our blog guides. 

Our ultimate guide to salaries in Finland

In this blog post, we pull together all of our blogs on salaries in Finland. Over the years, we have written blogs on salary systems in Finland, Finnish salary levels, pay transparency, gender pay gap, etc. In this blog post, you will find links to all of these different posts.

Our guide to Finnish employment contract terms

The blog posts included in this guide include blogs on working hours, non-competition agreements, vacation days, and naturally on Finnish employment contracts in general. In this blog post, you will find links to all of these and to many more.

Our guide to cultural celebrations in Finland

We collected all our blog posts about different Finnish cultural celebration into this single post. We take you through the different events associated with specific dates in the calendar. Naturally, we don't have blog posts about every possible celebration but this is still quite a comprehensive list. We've also included cultural knowledge not connected to a specific date.

Our guide to women and gender issues in Finland

In 2023, we decided to honor International Women's Day by collecting all of our blogs touching women's issues into a single course on this topic. Over the years we've discussed such issues as the gender pay gap, pay transparency, gender discrimination in the labor market, etc.