Topic: Finnish people

The story behind Santa Claus’ bankruptcy in Rovaniemi

If you like Finland, you probably already know that the Santa Claus in Rovaniemi, the one that takes his photo with you (or vice versa) and talks to you a bit (he’s polyglot), went bankrupt for not paying his taxes. If this were any other blog, we’d be happy re-giving you the news and that’s it. But since you’re on Big in Finland, we believe…



The standard of Finnish morality

What a grandiose headline that is. But it’s worth checking out what is allowed in a society and what is not, and since Finnish society has its own particular history and setting, it’s a good topic to delve deeper into. Here we go: into the Finnish morality. On the Spanish version of the blog, we often compare Finland and Spain. Sometimes Finland wins, and sometimes…



The average Finnish man and woman

We have talked a bit about Finns, like what they appreciate most in life, their most popular names, and even how they look. Today, we introduce you to your average Mr. Finnish Man and Mrs. Finnish Woman. Some average Finns walking in the capital of Finland, Helsinki. Source (CC: by-sa). How do we know the average Finnish man and woman? Some time ago there was…



Tinder in Finland: women and men

One of the best websites I discovered this year was Tinder na Suecia. The story goes like this: a Spanish man from Galicia went to Sweden, and his friends back at home asked him how the girls on Tinder (the app for meeting people available on iPhone and Android) in the Nordic and Scandinavian countries are. Instead of describing them, he went the smart way:…



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