Our holiday slideshow contradicts the idea that the northern winter is a time of lingering darkness. Bring on the light!
In Finland, retreating to the summer cottage helps maintain wellbeing by tuning into nature, resting and relaxing.
Sauna is a huge deal for the Finns, and a favourite topic. An American in Finland recounts sauna highlights and stories.
Hella Hernberg’s Urban Dream Management is into grassroots projects in underused settings. See what she’s talking about.
Who said colours are vitamins for the mind? Learn this and more in the award-winning film The Unique Design of Finland. (Photo: Pål Allan/Iittala)
An American learns what Christmas Peace means while discovering many ways of celebrating the holidays in Finland.
Helsinki citizens prepare for celebrations to mark Helsinki Day by cooling off in the city’s parks and heading for the beach.
We propose a toast to the joys of Finnish summer, which arrives like a miracle after the long, dark Nordic winter.
The Japanese and the Finns have a great deal in common, including design aesthetics and enthusiasm for karaoke.
Just say yes: If you want to get to know Finnish culture, don't be intimidated by the sauna. With our beginner's guide, there's nothing to it.
Get to know the Finns with our abbreviated but thorough guide – a starter kit for keeping up with the Finnish culture.
Modern country life: A computer milks the cows on the Immonen family farm, and the cows aren't complaining.