A good start

It’s finally here, I’m finally here! First impressions are important and, for me, my first impression of Finland was surprising – in a good way.

I expected Helsinki to be more big-city-like, many people on the streets, lots of cars, sort of noisy… But it was very different and very calm: people riding their bicycles, walking their dogs, chilling on the beach. It was a very nice ...  (continue reading)

Success stories over a cup of coffee

Ethiopia and Finland definitely are worlds apart, except for one thing: coffee. Ethiopia is the birthplace of coffee and Finland consumes a good amount of this delightful beverage.

My knowledge about Finland doesn’t go past several development indexes and annual reports in which the country seems to top almost all the time. Sectors such as education, health and freedom of press seem to be just ...  (continue reading)