Topic: Misc.

Beaches in Helsinki and Finland

Summer = beach. That is especially true if you can rely on good weather and sunshine, like in the south of Europe. But the northern countries, including Finland, also have their nice share of sea beaches and beaches by the lake. In this post we tell you about some of the best beaches in Helsinki and Finland. Some Finns taking in the sunlight, on Helsinki’s…



Finnish Cuisine: a thorough overview on video

Some time ago we saw how star chef Gordon Ramsay tasted traditional Finnish food. He didn’t like what he tasted but, unlike him, the readers of Big in Finland did like these parts of the Finnish cuisine. Ramsay, as always, brought in the polemic: Some people said that he has no manners, or that he barely put the food in his mouth before criticizing it…



Gordon Ramsay in Lapland: eating reindeer meat

We already talked about chef Gordon Ramsay trying Finnish food for the first time. I already said in that post that they should have given him some reindeer meat to try. Dishes with this kind of meat have always been my favorites of the Finnish cuisine. A reindeer dish. It looks amazing. Source (CC: by) And that’s what they have done this time: Ramsay went…



Unikeonpäivä: Sleepy Head Day in Finland

This Sunday, as every 27th of July, is the National Sleepy Head Day in Finland (Unikeonpäivä), which means that the last sleeping family member must be woken up with water. How the water gets to the person or how the person gets to the water is a matter of choice. The victims of the Unikeonpäivä find themselves awakened by a bucket of water poured over…



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