December 1, 2015
Reindeer in Utsjoki

Reindeers Are Better Than People – Life of Sami and Reindeer

Reindeers Are Better Than People. Sven, Don’t You Think That’s True? If you are a fan of Frozen, along with every kid and teenager around the world, you’d remember the adorable reindeer Sven. Sven the reindeer is the best friend […]
November 25, 2015
northern lights in northern lapland

The Day I Saw Northern Lights in Lapland

It’s Always Sunny in Northern Lapland (Well, Sort Of) We flew to Ivalo from Helsinki. Then we drove 198km north (69.9000° N) to visit a small village called Utsjoki. There are 1,200 people living in the district, which is combining […]
November 10, 2015

Nuorgam, Finland: The Northernmost Point of European Union

Have you wondered where is the northernmost place in European Union? Here’s the answer: Nuorgam, Finland. It’s right at the border between Norway and Finland.
December 4, 2012

Similarities of Finland and Korea

Finland and Korea are similar. Did you know? I would go back to Finland in a heartbeat. Despite the price of beer, the cold climate, and the high living expense, I found the greater reasons. Before I pour out the […]
August 31, 2012

Best of Finland – Tampere, Turku and Helsinki in Photos

    The Best of Finland   It’s been three weeks since I landed on Europe for Runaway Europe project. The destination #2 was Finland and I fell in love with the country. It was a brief itinerary for five […]
August 20, 2012

Mustamakkara: The Black Sausage Controversy

Mustamakkara, the black sausage. Would you eat it? Mustamakkara, the black sausage, is an authentic Finnish cuisine that originated in Tampere region. You can get it in other places in Finland, but not as authentic as Tampere’s. It’s the best […]
August 19, 2012

Hostel Hopping: Dream Hostel in Tampere, Finland

  Accommodation Dream Hostel   Location Near Tampere train station and city centre   Internet Access Wi-Fi is accessible both in the room and the lobby   Room Dorm-room is well equipped and clean.White bed, white sheet and white wall: […]