Exchange experience in Turku

In Turku you can find top class selection of education, and culture,
as well as the beautiful archipelago

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3.7.2019

Midnight Sun, My Love.

I’m pretty sure we’ve all heard about the northern lights, but have you heard about…
Experience
11.6.2019

Bike trips in and out of Turku: Ruissalo and Naantali

With summer approaching, it’s time to start thinking about how to make the best out…
Experience
11.6.2019

Buying a (used) bike in Turku

As the weather’s getting better and better every day, the best way to get around…
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11.6.2019

Facebook groups in Turku

Facebook groups can hugely simplify one’s life. Here is a short review of the flea…
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11.6.2019

Finnish Valentine’s Day

With the 14th of February approaching, here is a short blog post about the significance…
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11.6.2019

Happy Independence Day Finland!

So the most joyous month of the year has come. December is very special in…
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11.6.2019

Have you tried the Sauna yet?

As far as I’ve seen, Fins have two favorite questions to ask to internationals: “what…
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11.6.2019

Living in a shared apartment

When I first arrived in Finland, I stayed in a three-shared apartment in Hallinen area.…
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11.6.2019

Lonkero – The Finnish Olympic drink

You might have seen this ad with Kimi Räikkönen, promoting Long drink, a very Finnish…
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11.6.2019

Moving to Student Village West?

This spring will mark my 2-year “anniversary” being a tenant in Student Village West. Undoubtedly,…
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11.6.2019

Snow in Turku

As the trees slowly shed their leaves, snow is already starting to cover Turku. Even…
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11.6.2019

Northern Lights in Turku

Northern lights, Aurora borealis for the initiated, are not a very common sight in Turku but can…
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11.6.2019

Studying abroad means planning doing laundry in advance

Living and studying in another country means different things to different people. Romantically, it is…
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11.6.2019

Posankka – Pigduck

For any newcomer in Turku, the sight of the pigduck sitting in front of the…
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11.6.2019

Ice Swimming

With Finland celebrating its 100 years anniversary, few things are more fitting than ice swimming…
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11.6.2019

Explore the nature in Turku

Summer is the best time to explore and enjoy the breathtaking nature of Turku. There…
Experience
6.6.2019

Thrift shopping in Turku

One of the things I love to do whenever I travel is visiting the local…
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6.6.2019

Top five cafés in Turku

Choosing a nice café can be hard. Location, the quality of the coffee itself, and…
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6.6.2019

Transportation in Turku: a beginner’s guide

For those recently arrived in Turku, transportation can quickly become a challenge. This is especially…
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6.6.2019

Turku: A Student City

I arrived in Turku almost five years ago, in august 2013. Since then, I have…
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6.6.2019

Turku Castle

It’s been almost a year that I started this blog, but I still haven’t written…
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6.6.2019

Turku Cathedral

Few buildings are more emblematic of Turku than the towering cathedral at its center. Turun…
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6.6.2019

Vappu: the Origin Story

This week, we’ll look at the origins and history of Vappu. Don’t know what Vappu…
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6.6.2019

Waste sorting: Old disposal habits die hard

As much as I love living in Student Village West and sharing the big common…
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6.6.2019

The Declaration of Christmas Peace

Even though one would think that Christmas in Finland is mainly linked to Lapland, Turku…

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