tags: The Free Hugs Campaign in Finland, Helsinki, free hugs, silly, humor, funny, offbeat, weird, life, Finland, Helsinki, streaming video
The Finnish winter is long, dark and difficult for many people. So a group of Helsinki residents started a free hugs campaign to cheer people up. A group…
tags: Finland, SonkajÃ¤rvi, sports, wife-carrying world championships, entertainment, streaming video
I am Finnish by ancestry, and I am in love with Finland, having visited this beautiful country three times now. However, I must warn you all that women who marry Finnish men are asking for a fair…
tags: Kivinen Kumpu, Suomenlinnassa, Helsinki, Finland, nature, image of the day
Suomelninnan kasa lika kiviÃ¤ ja puita on (mound of dirt with rocks and trees on it on Suomenlinna).
Soumenlinna, Helsinki, Finland.
Image: GrrlScientist, 19 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image)
Yes, this is a…
tags: Suomi, Helsinki, Finland, travel, language, streaming video
This video teaches me how to say "shit" in Finnish -- I must be well-equipped to express myself while in Helsinki, don't you think? [0:34].