Christmas is next week and people are busy cooking. In this blog post, we talk about traditional Finnish Christmas foods. It includes a link to a downloadable free recipe booklet.
Tomorrow on December 13 is Saint Lucy’s Day. In this blog post, we tell you what it is and how we Finns celebrate Saint Lucy’s Day.
December 6 is the Finnish Independence Day. In this blog post, we take a look at the Finnish Independence Day celebrations. We’ll try to explain why they are the way they are, quite solemn and subdued.
It’s again the season when offices start organizing Christmas parties in Finland. This is our little survival guide for the season.
It’s Halloween today. In our blog post this week we talk about Halloween in Finland and its local relative, the All Saints’s Day.
Finns drink huge amounts of coffee every year. Drinking a cup of coffee together is important for forming and maintaining social relationships in Finland. Read more from our blog.
Finns are milk drinkers. And thus the milk isles in the grocery stores are full of different types of milk products with their color coding. We explain the colors here.
Have you been invited to a crayfish party? Lucky you! You are in for a treat and a lot of fun. Read here what to expect from the party
The Finnish labor laws guarantee those working in Finland a good number of vacation days. Most of those are taken during the summer and in July in particular. If you are working in Finland, better get used to work stopping for a whole month at least during the summer.
Have you been invited to a Finnish summer house that doesn’t have indoor plumbing? Don’t panic, it isn’t really not that bad and here we’ll tell you why.