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What Finnishness Means to Me

When I moved to Finland 2 years ago, I didn’t realise how impactful the cultural differences will be. Since Latvia, my home country, is very near Finland and the weather is almost the same, I had always assumed that the changes in my life when moving shouldn’t be that big. Well, I was wrong. Coming here has opened a completely new look at life. In this blog I will cover three viewpoints to tell you more what Finnishness means to me: nature, sustainability, and relationships.


In this blog post I will tell you what Finnishness means to me and what some Finnish ways can be surprised and may cause amusement in the world.