How To Ruin A Vacation It’s Rally time in central Finland, and Jyväskylä is packed with tourists! In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about vacations and tourists. They discuss the cringey sense of entitlement some Americans seem to have when traveling. Do people from the US behave this way because they’re trying to cram a year’s worth of […]

Summer Vacation in Finland In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about the Finnish heat wave and their summer shopping spree. They discuss how satisfying and meaningful it is to acquire that one “just right” right thing, rather than a lot of random mediocre things. There’s also a conversation about unicorns. Why I Paint My Nails Vito […]

Happy Easter 2018 In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about Easter. They discuss surprise eggs, mämmi, and having to work on holidays. Berin also discussed being burned out, and how hard it is for a workaholic to take a 4-day weekend.   Special Thanks Pertti Ankkuri Petri Nurmi Gary Weller Support Our Patreon Websites & […]

Happy Thanksgiving 2015

As I write this it’s 9:46 a.m. in Finland. The weather here could go either way — some reports are calling for snow, others for rain. It’s flurrying right now, but not sticking. On the East Coast of the United States it’s 2:46 a.m., technically Thanksgiving day, although I suspect that everyone other than people […]