Category: Misc.

Fazer Mignon: the most Finnish Easter egg

Easter in Finland has different rites and traditions that are unique to this part of the Nordic and Scandinavian countries. Today we are talking about the most Finnish Easter egg in the world: the Fazer Mignon. Continent and content of a Fazer Mignon. Source (CC: by-nd) The Finns: they have a sweet tooth Fazer is Finland’s quintessential chocolate and candy brand. Since the master chocolatier…



Weekend in Budapest: a little guide

A few weeks ago I went to spend a few days in the capital of Hungary, Budapest … and I loved it. In this post I tell you what we saw in Budapest in a weekend (a long one, three days). And although we love Finland in Big in Finland – that’s clear -, we will also start talking more about other interesting places we…



Offset co2 emissions while traveling

I think it was a year ago when I first heard it. It was a social movement that, although it was making travel more inconvenient, was focused on switching plane rides to train rides. Companies were starting to send their employees on business trips by train instead of by plane. The idea behind this was to reduce emissions, and – when it was not possible…



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…




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