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Welcome to Finland. The home country of thousands of lakes and small summer houses. While you might enjoy your summer holiday traveling abroad, most Finns head out the the countryside when it’s time to relax and enjoy. Simple things like gardening, swimming, fishing and sauna are the things many locals appreciate and enjoy. There’s something magical about the quietness of the Finnish nature, especially in the summer when there’s light almost …

[ Written by Rita | 8 Sep 2013 | 6 Comments | ]

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Kauko Café in Helsinki, Finland, is an Internet café with a difference. Instead of you heading to the café with your laptop to check your emails, work on a deadline or Skype a friend when travelling round the world, the experiences is reversed meaning that the actual café experience is controlled by the Internet!
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Confused? Well take a look:

Kauko is a café with a difference as those sat at home on their …

[ Written by guest | 1 Mar 2012 | One Comment | ]

Which city is the best place to live in the entire world? According to the British Monocle magazine‘s annual Quality of Life survey, you should move to Helsinki as soon as possible. After a visit to Finland during the cold and dark winter, as a part of an high school exchange project 10 years ago, I had mixed feelings about the country and thought of it as a bit grey and …

[ Written by guest | 6 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]

I’ve already told you that my trip to Helsinki last month was an eye-opener to how gorgeous the Finnish capitol is. The city is just as lovely as its friendly inhabitants, with good shopping and amazing food to be found all around. While the Finnish have reason to complain about their weather for part of the year (during the rather cold winters the sun doesn’t shine for 51 days), I …

[ Written by Katja | 30 Jun 2011 | 4 Comments | ]

The Finnish are lovely people. They’re incredibly sweet, always friendly and humble. Maybe even a bit too humble, which might be the reason why it had not come to my attention just how incredible Finland is!
This past weekend, I was invited by Liisa and Sampo from Hel-Looks to give a short talk at the Hel-Looks Weekend, which happened for the first time as part of the annual Helsinki Design Week. …

[ Written by Katja | 13 Jun 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
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