Santa Claus Village: photo © Rovaniemi Tourist Information - www.visitrovaniemi.fi

Hiver - neige -m Winter Wonderland Santa Claus Village: photo © Rovaniemi Tourist Information - www.

Gingerbread Moominhouse

Gingerbread Moominhouse

How I'm learning Finnish – tips for taking on a new language. Learn Finnish.

How I'm Learning Finnish

How I'm Learning Finnish - Vagabond Baker

Mustikka-aikaan Finland

Mustikka-aikaan Finland A blueberry time.

The Finnish rye bread is usually baked using the root of the dough that can be over a hundred years old!

Freshly baked rye bread from Finland.

Finnish version of Dance of the Little Swans, obligatory number in all "pikkujoulu" (pre-Christmas) parties

Just four Finns enjoying winter.

Finland

The midnight sun is a natural phenomenon that occurs in the summer months in places north of the Arctic Circle. It’s one of those unforgettable experiences.

Crown of the King of Finland

Crown of Finland

We lived like Helsink locals for a week, and discover we did! Instead of following the guidebooks, let us fill you in on the 10 top secret things to do in Finland's city of Helsinki.

10 Helsinki Secrets to Discover When You Visit

Wondering what to do in Helsinki? We uncovered 10 local secrets to make your experience in the Finnish capital a little more interesting.

Helene Schjerfbeck (1862 - 1946) was a Finnish painter. Most widely known for her realist works and self-portraits, and less well known for her landscapes and still lifes. Throughout her long life, her work changed dramatically. Her work starts with a dazzlingly skilled, somewhat melancholic version of late-19th-century academic realism…it ends with distilled, nearly abstract images in which pure paint and cryptic description are held in perfect balance.(Roberta Smith, New York Times).

Helene Schjerfbeck - was a Finnish painter.

It's a wife carrying contest. Whoever wins they get the weight of their wife in beer<<< what if Sweden carried Finland?

Finland and the noble sport of wife-carrying

It's a wife carrying contest. Whoever wins they get the weight of their wife in beer<<< what if Sweden carried Finland?<<< I think Russia would run over, punch him, and then run off with all the beer

Olympic Diving, Helsinki, Finland, 1952

Olympic Diving, Water Art, Helsinki, Travel Posters, Poster Designs, Finland, Olympics, North London, Bathing Beauties

Hjortron

Hjortron

Metsän asukit - lapinpöllö Strix nebulosa pöllö pöllön poikaset kiven päällä…

Metsän asukit - lapinpöllö Strix nebulosa pöllö pöllön poikaset kiven päällä…

Large detailed map of Finland with cities and towns

Map of Finland-en - Finland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Typical Finnish House as seen in Vaasa Finland - Photo Credit: Cheryl ...

Typical Finnish House as seen in Vaasa Finland - Photo Credit: Cheryl .

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