Old but pretty funky

No time can go to waste during our three-week programme, so it was no surprise that on the way to Turku we were given a presentation by representatives of VR, Finland’s major railway company. Sitting in the “extra concept” – an equivalent of first class – it was ...  (continue reading)

Finland found its way to my heart through its culture

I already know what to expect from my visit to Finland. My friend Daniel who participated in thisisFINLAND Foreign Correspondents’ Programme a couple of years ago summed it up in one sentence: “The best month of my life”.

But my expectations are high both for the trip and for myself! I want to work hard on getting to know all there is to know. I want to find perspectives on Finland that ...  (continue reading)