In Finnish language there are several ways to say hi. The most formal way to greet is to say “päivää” or “hyvää päivää”. Which means good day. However, Finns like to be semiformal or even casual when greeting. So in spoken language it is perfectly fine just to say “hei”. If you are meeting with […]
Midnight sun (also known as polar day or nightless night) is one of the special features of the Finnish summer. It is a phenomenon when sun doesn’t set below horizon. Not even during the night. So the sun stays visible for the whole 24 hours of the day. This natural phenomenon occurs every summer in […]
National parks are protected areas, so nature is almost untouched. And by following a simple national park etiquette, we all can help to preserve them
Typical summer weather in Finland isn’t too bad. Days are long and the temperatures are usually very enjoyable. It doesn’t get too hot, but at its best it is still warm enough to enjoy beach days.