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Highlights and Reflections

If you had told me years ago that I would end up living in Finland for five months, I don’t think I ever would have believed it. I didn’t know many people who had ever been to Finland, or even … 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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A Taste of Real Finland

Trying new foods in an inevitable and often very enjoyable aspect of travel. I’ve certainly tried plenty of new and tasty dishes since I’ve been here in Finland. Prepare for an all-you-can-eat Finnish buffet! Every country has at least one … Continue reading

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Northern Delights: My Lapland Adventure

Hi everyone, and welcome back to The Finn Journalist! If you haven’t already figured it out, I’m really enjoying my time here in Finland. And just so you know, this may be the post that finally convinces you to come … Continue reading

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