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Beautiful Helsinki

Wherever you wander in Helsinki you can see examples of architecture from the early 1900s in Art Nouveau/Art deco /Classic Nordic style sometimes called Jugendstil. Good examples are the Helsinki Central railway station, designed by Eliel Saarinen, father of the famous American modernist architect Eero Saarinen. 28 more words


Business on a bike collection: Finland

Having a bike as a mobile shop is catching on. And it is good for entrepreneurs (fairly low investment costs)and good for shoppers who can get good quality, locally produced and sold products. 26 more words


What is the World Cup 2018 Good For?

We must ask – a philosophical question – what is the World Cup good for?

Millions of innocent lives watch it. What do they get in return?


Thoughts about Jyväskylä

We thought about moving to Jyväskylä for a good while.

It is Artos hometown and therefore was one of our options where to start building our life. 161 more words


Finland- Maradona (en Espanol)

I had no idea that every four years, the European pop music market was glutted with vaguely Latin-themed dance songs extolling the virtues of soccer and trying hard and working together and other affirmations that have been ripped out of a hackneyed 1980s motivational handbook, but here we are! 218 more words

Off Season

They know not what they do

When Jussi Valtonen’s book won the Finlandia Prize for the best novel of 2014, my friend recommended it to me. Her husband had loved it, I would find it really interesting. 368 more words