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Ten Things I Love About Finland

Ten Things I Love About Finland

Finland is quite an extraordinary place. Today, it celebrates its Independence Day, so here are ten things that I particularly love about my home country. The education system Not only does Finland have one of the world’s best education systems, but everything – from preschool…

Save Your Time: How to Beat a Cell Phone Addiction

Save Your Time: How to Beat a Cell Phone Addiction

Two months ago, on New Year’s Eve, my boyfriend came to me and said he had something on his mind. I was getting ready for the evening, trying to decide on a dress to wear, but what he proposed sounded so interesting that I immediately…

Reflections on the Russian elections

Reflections on the Russian elections

Today my beautiful and beloved country of birth votes for its next president. Sadly, I’m not a citizen and consequently can’t vote. Not that it would make a whole lot of difference – like in the Finnish presidential elections a couple of months back, everyone…