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What Country Do You Want to Visit?

Since I’m from the United States and have lived in Finland for other five years, I’ve been asked “What other country do you want to visit?” In all reality, I would go just about anywhere given the excuse. If money were no object, I would be traveling pretty constantly. It’s all about food and museums. […]

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What is the Best Thing That Happened This Year?

Hands down the best thing that happened this year was getting our Finnish residence extended. I love Finland, and I’d like to stay here forever. My reason for naming this the best thing, though, is even more basic than that. Our lives aren’t going to be disrupted, at least for another several months when we […]

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What is the Best Activity on a Snow Day?

If you expect my answer to be something other than “curl up with a good book”, you are going to be sorely disappointed. That’s clearly the best activity on a snow day. Put on some relaxing music, make a warm beverage, and find a warm, cozy spot to dive into a book. Of course, thing […]

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What Do You Usually Order in Your Favorite Coffee Shop?

Fancy coffee isn’t a big thing in Finland. Most coffee shops serve brewed coffee, tea, and pastries. You might find espresso and cappuccino. There’s one chain that does Starbucks-esque stuff, but they’re far outside the norm. In my favorite coffee shop I order a normal coffee and a pastry called pulla, which is just the […]

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What Are You Most Excited About These Days?

This question seems a bit of a cheat, as it comes at the end of the year. I know that not everyone gets excited about Christmas or New Year. I’ve been there, and haven’t always found the holidays to be something to look forward to. Fortunately I’m at a point in my life where I […]