Category Archives: Summer 2013 in Finland

Davin @ Nokia House

My job this summer was working in Employee Communications for Nokia. My office was located in Keilaniemi, the corporate hub of Espoo, which is beside the nice bay with many corporate head offices. Keilaniemi is squeezed between Otaniemi, the university … Lisää…

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The many flavours of a Finnish summer

What do you frequently eat when you move to a country known for its long winters? Ice cream, naturally. The Finns are among the world’s highest per-capita consumers of ice cream. They enjoy it in the summer — when supermarkets … Lisää…

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An Unforgettable Finnish Summer

I stumbled upon the notion of going on the exchange while scrolling through the University of Toronto newsletter. When the words “Finnish Exchange” jumped out at me, I was intrigued.  Two of my colleagues previously had left to work for Orion a … Lisää…

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Summer Wrap-Up: Thoughts on a Finnish Summer

On May 15, a small town kid from Canada left his home country for the very first time in his almost 22 years. The months have gone by in what seems like an instant, but they have been an enjoyable … Lisää…

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Opiskelijan sisustushaaste!

Toteutimme IKEA:n sponsoroimana opiskelijan sisustushaasteen. Shoppailimme rajatulla budjetilla (100 euroa henkilöä kohden) kaiken, mitä kanadalaiset saattoivat tarvita opiskelija-asuntoonsa. Ostimme peitot, tyynyt, vuodevaatteet, huovat, pyyhkeet, pieniä sisustusesineitä, astiastot, aterimet, kattilat, pannut, leikkuulaudat, muovipurkit sekä tietysti jotakin hauskaa ylimääräistä! Kanadalaiset olivat haltioissaan … Lisää…

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