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Blueberry Fields Forever

Finns love their forest. But when summer turns to autumn, you find them even more often than usual crawling through the undergrowth. Why? To do two of their favorite things: picking mushrooms and berries….

A Short Trip with the Vesibussi to Ruissalo

London has the tube. Paris has the metro. And Turku? Has the Vesibussi! The Vesibussi – which literally translates into “water bus” – is quite a cool thing. It’s a small ferry boat…

Down by the River: An Evening Walk Along the Aurajoki

Yes, autumn is knocking on the door. It’s getting colder every day, the wind whistles through the streets. But we still have some great late-summer evenings. Like today, when the blue sky, heavy…

We’ve Got Mail: How a Coffee Machine Followed Us to Finland

Moving is a pain. Especially if you move in another country. Even more complicated it gets if it’s just for half a year. It took days to allocate the things we would or…

Work and Beyond: Our First Steps in Turku

Wow! It’s been two weeks since we started our journey to Finland. High time to tell you what has happened since then. Here’s how we spent our first couple of days at Åbo…