Tag: silence

Silence and modesty

Some things are very stereotypically Finnish, like silence and modesty (and heavy-metal).


People of few words, land of thousands of lakes and million saunas

We Finns - Mikko Louhimaa

In this blog post I ponder Finnishness from the perspective of its social dynamics and the contrast between its modesty and appeal. I address the question of why Finns keep coming back to Finland from travelling or living abroad.