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Things to do and fall in love with in Helsinki

Winter is probably not the most desirable time to travel for most of the people. Two jumpers and your backpack is full, you never know how many layers are enough or what kind of snow storm you’ll get stuck in. 862 more words


Finnish Summer Cottage

We just returned from a few magical nights in a Finnish summer cottage in the Nuuksio National Park. Yes, that’s right this is a Summer Cottage… 206 more words


looking north for summer.

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Instead of sipping some sad, hand-extracted cabbage juice, January should be spent rejoicing about all the good things to come and planning the summer ahead. 377 more words


"I'm Sorry, Excuse Me" from Metropolis

Fourteen young Finnish designers apologize—possibly for the fact that they’re having so much fun.

By Katherine E. Nelson

Originally published in Metropolis magazine

NOTE FROM KATHERINE: Another favorite piece from the old days. 1,757 more words


Sarpaneva watches

The very first Sarpaneva watches were made in the home of Stephan Sarpaneva, using a metal lathe in his kitchen. In 2003 he moved his workshop to the old cable factory by the Helsinki seaside. 92 more words