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*Salmon Rye Bread*

Kanapka z łososiem wędzonym, kremowym serem i koperkiem

*Salmon Rye Bread*

SUOMEN RAJAT-rauhat 1323-1944.

Anjalanliitto-Suomen itsenäisyys Seppo Liukko 2007- 2009 (kesken)

Contents of the 2013 maternity package. It is totally free for the families!

Why Finnish babies sleep in cardboard boxes

For 75 years, Finland's expectant mothers have been given a box of baby clothes and bedding by the state. Some say it helped Finland achieve one of the world's lowest infant mortality rates.

Avantouinti - ice swimming. Would you dare?

Avanto

I swim here once a week. This photo was taken without sunlight or moonlight. The only light was the ambient light that reflected from the clouds. "Ice swimming is swimming in a body of water with a frozen crust of ice, which requires cutting a hole in the ice. This may also be simulated by a pool of water at 0 °C, the temperature at which water freezes. Ice swimming is possible because the freezing of water releases heat, so that the water does not refreeze instantly."…

Living close to nature

Nature in Finland - thisisFINLAND

Join our tour of nature in Finland to see a complex, diverse country that can best be described by the word "contrast."

Night hiking in the Land of the Midnight Sun

Night hiking in the Finnish Land of the Midnight Sun - thisisFINLAND

A late-night climb to the scenic summit of Luosto Fell, 100 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle in Finnish Lapland, is a great way to experience the phenomenon of the midnight sun.

Finnish landscape

Nature in Finland - thisisFINLAND

Join our tour of nature in Finland to see a complex, diverse country that can best be described by the word "contrast."

Baby asleep outside - typical in Finland :)

The babies who nap in sub-zero temperatures

Would you put your baby or toddler outside in the freezing cold for their lunchtime nap? Many Nordic parents wouldn't give it a second thought.

Learning Finnish language, yes, try it!

Begin Finnish out loud now: 20 phrases - thisisFINLAND

So you want to learn Finnish? Start here and now! Jump right in with our audio list of 20 useful phrases.

Chasing the Northern Lights across Finnish Lapland

Finland’s Northern Lights viewfinder - thisisFINLAND

Slideshow: Why would you repeatedly brave the freezing, northern Finnish winter night? To photograph the Northern Lights!

Santa Claus | Rovaniemi

Santa Claus and the magic of Christmas in Rovaniemi - Visit Rovaniemi

There’s no place like Rovaniemi, the Official Hometown of Santa Claus, for genuine Christmas experiences. See here for some Rovaniemi Christmas magic.

Winter paradise between day and night

Winter paradise between day and night - thisisFINLAND

A Canadian journalist discovers new hues of light and dark while on a ski trip in Lapland.

We do have lakes in this country!

Nature in Finland - thisisFINLAND

Join our tour of nature in Finland to see a complex, diverse country that can best be described by the word "contrast."

Top Finnish design items

All-time top 12 Finnish design products - thisisFINLAND

On our Top 12 list of Finnish design that contributes to wellbeing: sauna, Moomins, Marimekko and a few surprises.

Autumn colours

Nature in Finland - thisisFINLAND

Join our tour of nature in Finland to see a complex, diverse country that can best be described by the word "contrast."