How To Learn The Language In Finland

Finland is an interesting country and the language is no exception, bearing no resemblance to the tongues of its European neighbours, with the possible exception of Estonia. How easy is it to learn Finnish – and will you need to? How widespread is the use of English throughout this country? We will answer some of […]

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Finland – Recommended Social Media Accounts

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Finland and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.International English Speakers in Finland (IESAF)Facebook Group […]

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Finland – Recommended Blogs

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Finland and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.Hey Helsinkihttps://heyhelsinkiblog.com/ After a dream job came up in Helsinki, New Zealander […]

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Moving To Finland? 10 Mistakes To Avoid

The Nordic nation of Finland is the eighth largest country in Europe in terms of area, but also the most sparsely populated member of the European Union. Finland’s capital city, Helsinki, is a modern destination that remains rooted in its cultural history. Expats and visitors are often drawn to Helsinki’s cosmopolitan character with its sophisticated […]

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Finland – Top Five Expat Blogs

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Finland and some of the bloggers who write about living there. Hey Helsinkihttps://heyhelsinki.wordpress.com After moving to Finland in 2014 with her husband and son, […]

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Ten Basic Phrases In Finnish For Expats Moving To Finland

Finland, the fifth largest country in Europe, is a place of spectacular beauty. Almost 68 percent of its area is covered in forests and there are nearly 187,000 lakes located across the country. Apart from the incredible natural beauty, there are other reasons why many expats choose to move to Finland. The Finnish government places […]

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Dealing With Culture Shock In Finland – Some Advice For New Expats

Finland is a treasure trove of unspoilt natural beauty, with its many forests and lakes. To the far north, you have the white nights, about ten weeks of summer throughout which the sun doesn’t set. In winter, this turns into about eight weeks of sunless days. There’s much to enjoy in Finland, from its medieval […]

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