Monthly Archives: May 2015

Getting Around Helsinki (Video)

I can’t get enough of Helsinki’s public transportation. As a native of the semi-rural American midwest, extensive public transport is rare, and was very unfamiliar to me. Once I got to Helsinki, however, I was happy to embrace the city’s … Continue reading

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Welcoming the Sun to Helsinki

When you live in a Nordic country, where it stays dark and chilly for a good portion of the year, the coming of spring is a big deal. A really big deal. I was in Finland on the 1st of … Continue reading

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Make Your Study Abroad an Adventure

(Note: I was asked to write this short piece for promotional material for the University of Helsinki.) I’m going to be perfectly honest: I had no idea how awesome Finland was before I got here. Finland wasn’t my first choice … Continue reading

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