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Last full day in Finland

Published on May 24, 2011 By Verena Hausmann

Our last full day in Finland has already started. Tomorrow we will start our way back home. Today we will go shopping for the last time, pack our stuff together and in the evening a friend is coming to say goodbye. Time went really fast the last days, but we are also looking forward to […]

Saying Goodbye to Our Friendship Family

Published on May 23, 2011 By Johannes H. Glitsch

Today we said goodbye to our Finnish Friendship Family. For our last meeting we got some Turkish-Finnish kebab. Double meat, i.e. about 1.7kg each of the two kebab rolls … It’s been nice to get to know the four of them and to spend some time discovering Finland aside from all the exchange student stuff. […]

Status Report 20110518

Published on May 18, 2011 By Verena Hausmann

status: green 🙂 todays program: starting bike tour through the Archipelagos; first day = approximately 70km note: we know we have to report about a lot of things here, but right now we don’t find the time. We will be back on Sunday and hope to get by with our blog entries by Tuesday.


Published on May 1, 2011 By Verena Hausmann

Vappu, what is that all about? Here in Finland there is a lot happening around the first of May. This day is called Vappu . It is a national holiday and a day for the spring, the students and the workers. The tradition comes from the “Walpurgisnacht”.  Especially student celebrate Vappu with different events sometimes […]

Starting Barbeque Season

Published on April 28, 2011 By Verena Hausmann

This evening we took our bikes and drove to another student place nearby. We met with a few people and had barbeque together. It was really nice and we had a lot of fun playing Frisbee, even though it was really hard as it begun to get dark… We then realized that we are in […]

Get together at TSE

Published on April 28, 2011 By Verena Hausmann

Today the International Office of the Turku School of Economics invited all exchange students for a get together between 12h and 14:00h. Munkki (Berliner) and sima (mead) was served and in the end there was a lottery and a group photo was taken.

Posankka & Ikituuri

Published on April 27, 2011 By Verena Hausmann

At the main street which leads to the student village there is Posankka sitting in the grass, the pink mascot of the housing association which is supposed to be a mix between a duck and a pig even though we don’t know where to find the duck parts :). In anticipation of Vappu (we will […]