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Published on April 16, 2011 By Verena Hausmann

The Mall Mylly is supposed to be one of Finland’s largest commercial centers. As it is only 9km away from where we live we thought it would be worth going there. So we took our bikes and started our tour. Arrived there we expected a few nice hours of shopping. But, we are in Finland […]

Spring has finally arrived

Published on April 15, 2011 By Verena Hausmann

As people from Germany are telling us since a few weeks how nice the weather is, how often they barbecued already and how nice it is to be outside we were really looking forward to the spring in Finland. Even though that in a few areas you still can find a little bit of snow […]


Published on April 3, 2011 By Verena Hausmann

Within the happenings of the European Capital of Culture there is this main place called Logomo here in Turku. It is close to the railway station so we walked there today to visit the two exhibitions “Only a Game?” and “Fire! Fire!”. Only a Game? is an interactive UEFA football exhibition which already has been […]

Sauna at the sea … (updated)

Published on April 2, 2011 By Johannes H. Glitsch

Today we went to our first sea side sauna 🙂 It’s a public sauna in the south western part of Turku at the sea. Went there at about 6 p.m. and went back at about 8 p.m. Nice place 🙂 You can jump into the cold water after sauna or just sit on a bench […]

Lapland and Norway

Published on March 28, 2011 By Verena Hausmann

We just came back from a very nice 4 day trip together with another German girl, Andrea, and one Spanish guy, Saul. We started our trip in Turku at 7 p.m. taking the bus to the airport. We wanted to pick up our car there, but nobody was at the desk. So we called the […]

Catching Reindeers and the Northern lights

Published on March 24, 2011 By Verena Hausmann

I know we are crazy, but as we haven’t seen wild living reindeers or the northern light the last time we were in Lapland we are getting a car tonight and driving up there ones more. Together with Andrea, a German girl and Saul a Spanish guy this will be lots of fun. So we […]

Sleeding and Cooking with Friendship Family

Published on March 20, 2011 By Verena Hausmann

Today was a really nice and sunny day. After ice hockey we took the bus to the home of our Finish friendship family. Once there they already have been waiting for us outside. We walked to the side of the houses and found a small but nice hill to sledge on. Not only the kids […]