National Parks

We, as a family, love to go hiking in National Parks whenever possible.  Just before schools started, we finally started our plan to visit all the National Parks in Finland.  We visited two of them that are in our region (within 1-1.5hr drive from home).  Beautiful majestic forests with trails to hike.  According to Metsähallitus (state-run […]

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Schools – chapter 1

  Schools started yesterday here.  Like most others, I wish summer break had been longer:)  I did, however, noticed a big difference this year.  We have been living in California for the first 6 years of our son’s education.  Start of schools meant a lot of additional work for parents as well.  (a) It meant […]

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The Journey Begins….at last

This is my second time around living in Finland.  Life here, as a foreigner, is interesting and different.  Having a Finnish family helps in understanding the culture and nuances but still is quite fascinating.  I get asked on various topics about Finland all the time and having lived in 3 different continents, I myself ponder […]

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