Tag: sisu


For me, Finnishness refers to "sisu," a unique Finnish concept. It's this inner strength that enables them to confront challenges with unwavering resolve.


What is finnishness? It's everything that has something to do with Finland, basically.


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.

My Experience of Finnishness

Finland is the country of a thousand lakes and saunas. This blog discusses Finnishness such as what is it like to live in Finland, sisu and my experiences of Finnishness.