Smile like a Hanko biscuit

“When you are really happy, in Finland we say smile like a Hanko biscuit.”

This was what Leena, our tour guide in Hanko said before she got off the bus. On the way to our accommodation I kept thinking about the ‘Hanko biscuit smile’. Actually that was the exact expression we all had on our faces all day long today.

On our fourth day we had a bus tour to Hanko and during the trip Professor ...  (continue reading)

Finland, I won’t let you down!

As a Korean reporter specializing in education Finland obviously is an attractive country to explore. In fact, Finland might be the best place to experience and learn about high quality education. The Finnish education system is actually the biggest reason why I wanted to participate in thisisFINLAND Foreign Correspondents’ Programme.

Korean education has gained international reputation – ...  (continue reading)