Having lived in Finland for a couple of years, I am probably one of the very few non-natives lucky enough to have experienced the mysterious life of this interesting country.
Most people probably don't know that Finland's closest neighbour is Russia. It might also be surprising to know that Finns have the highest number of lakes (by land mass) and saunas (by population) - in the world!
It is an extremely interesting country to visit, with vast nature reserves (with only 18 people per square kilometer compared to 20,000 in China!), intense summers (with the sun setting after midnight!), extreme winters (with snow cover for close to half the year!), natural wonders (like the northern lights of aurora... [ Read more...