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Visit Finland - 10 Things That Will SHOCK You About Finland

  • Опубліковано 7 гру 2023
  • Finland or Suomi is the land of eternal sunshine in the summer, more lakes than you can imagine, and possibly the grossest candy on the planet? Finland is an amazing country to visit and whether it is the breathtaking nature, the kind yet quiet Finnish people, or the endless times you will visit the sauna there will always be things that may shock a tourist when they visit Finland.
    10 Things That Shock Tourists about Visiting Finland
    1. The Sauna Culture: Do expect to head into a sauna during your time in Finland. It is such a part of the culture that people have them built into their homes, and yes do expect to go naked and run out and jump into the snow for a little extra fun.
    2. The Finns Can Talk While Inhaling: the Finns have so much to say when they do talk that they actually can talk while they exhale and while they inhale. Quite a sight when you see it for the first time.
    3. The Natural Beauty of Finland: from the lakes and forests to the parks and islands Finland boasts a ton of nature and the locals love it. So whether it is skiing in Lapland or mushroom hunting or visiting the archipelago islands you will see so much beauty in Finland.
    4. How Quiet the Finns Can Be: the Finns enjoy silence and you will see that in stores, on the street, and especially on public transportation. So do keep it down.
    5. How Clean Finland Is: from pristine forests, to amazing clean and crisp air, to the locals having pride and keeping their cities and towns clean, Finns do love a clean country. Oh, and never wear your shoes in someones house.
    6. Finnish "Tasty" Treats: Salmiakki is the child of black licorice and salt, and I mean that in the least tastiest way possible. The Finns love salmiakki candy (and Finland has a ton of great candy aside form Salmiakki). So be prepared for some great tasty treats, like their cinnamon rolls and anything made with mushrooms and do watch out for the funny ones.
    7. How Difficult the Finnish Language Is: luckily for tourists most Finns speak very good English, so you do not need to speak any Finnish. The Finnish language is considered one of the most difficult languages to learn and when you see all those vowels you will understand why.
    8. The Cities Have Two Names: in Finland, Finnish and Swedish are the two official languages and so all the signs on the highway are in Finnish and Swedish. This can lead to a bit of confusion when the cities don't have similar names in both languages, for example Turku is Turku in English and Finnish, but Abo in Swedish.
    9. Finnish Logic: for as smart and clever as the Finns are some foreigners sometimes get lost in Finnish logic. When you see something around the country that just doesn't quite make sense, just chalk it up to Finnish logic.
    10. You Have to Go to a Government Store to Buy Hard Alcohol: if you want to grab a bottle of Finlandia Vodka in Helsinki you can't just head to the local grocery store. You have to go to Alko, the government run liquor store. The prices are high and the hours are strange, but it is the only place to go.
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КОМЕНТАРІ • 5 тис.

  • @dibti0
    @dibti0 4 роки тому +1499

    My dad has traveled a fair bit...he said Finland was the quietest place he's ever been.

    • @Essuzu
      @Essuzu 4 роки тому +68

      That's so true, even when you get inside a group everyones so quiet😂😂

    • @drphil9756
      @drphil9756 4 роки тому +3

      My Sister always says its always too loud

    • @juliushanninen370
      @juliushanninen370 4 роки тому +72

      Yeah it is really quiet place until you go to Kamppi, it is a center in Helsinki and it is full of teenagers who yell all the time

    • @imjaebum9187
      @imjaebum9187 4 роки тому +5

      @@juliushanninen370 Fiilis ku asun Kampis😂

    • @savageelana366
      @savageelana366 4 роки тому

      Trust me, it is! (Suomi gang)

  • @Bellasie1
    @Bellasie1 5 років тому +385

    I went to Helsinki many times with work and I have a soft spot for this country... it feels so clean and safe, and the people are both friendly and educated. The nation has a very original, almost exotic culture and language (even for Europeans). I also loved the gastronomy there, all the fish, mushrooms, rye crispy bread, blackcurrant leaves cider (non-alcohol) and berries unseen in warmer countries... Great video!

    • @Valhalla_Heathen
      @Valhalla_Heathen 5 років тому +17

      I just got back from visiting both Sweden & Finland 3 days ago! 🇸🇪🇫🇮

    • @jenniferlorence1950
      @jenniferlorence1950 5 років тому +18

      @@Nightwalk444 Well Come to America to Deal with ALL the Hateful, Depressed, and ANGRY People here.

    • @9yearoldepicgamersoldier129
      @9yearoldepicgamersoldier129 5 років тому +4

      I'm finnish and I fully agree with you.

  • @ronibarlund5156
    @ronibarlund5156 2 роки тому +510

    As a Finn I can tell that you are the most respectful tourist ever been to Finland😂

    • @Eitsus
      @Eitsus 2 роки тому +5

      Jep 😂

    • @Vincent9
      @Vincent9 2 роки тому +2


    • @girf4233
      @girf4233 2 роки тому +1


    • @awowoi
      @awowoi 2 роки тому +1


    • @ozsfi
      @ozsfi 2 роки тому +13

      I'm a Finn but have never been able to speak breathing in, that is really funny😄
      About hän: I'm a translator, also I got married to an Australian so my family language has been English for 46 years but I still use the wrong pronoun occasionally.

  • @nakaharakarin8315
    @nakaharakarin8315 2 роки тому +221

    The silence in Finland is for me one of the best things about Finnish people. It's amazing living in a place where you know that you will not be bother because of others.

    • @keravavantaa2886
      @keravavantaa2886 Рік тому +6

      i’m a weird finn. i don’t like silence.
      i scream alot for some reasons and make loud noises
      the reason why is because i’m a kid

    • @historyouuu3495
      @historyouuu3495 Рік тому +1

      @@keravavantaa2886 lol

    • @manjelos
      @manjelos Рік тому +1

      Well, it is silent but not really silent, people do talk and you can hear conversation in the train

  • @AndreaFryer
    @AndreaFryer 5 років тому +233

    I'm a Canadian who has been living in Finland for 30 years and these days I speak Finnish like any Finn. I was actually shocked when you mentioned the "talking while breathing inwards" thing and I had never actually taken notice of that! Holy crap haha! You're right! How have I never noticed? I definitely do it as well and when I analyze why we do that, I think it's saved for those moments when you really want to indicate to the person you're talking to that you totally understood what they meant or when you want to react strongly. Interesting, I'll have to pay attention from now on! Oh my gosh, salmiakki is one of the best things in the world! I actually started salivating when you showed pictures of it. One exception to this rule though, I absolutely HATE it when they mix a minty or menthol taste with Salmiakki (like Pantteri candy). That's totally gross to me. But the pure salty licorice taste however is soooo gooood! Turkish pepper candies yum yum!

    • @zinsanez
      @zinsanez 4 роки тому +8

      Salmiakki kinda grows on you, nobody likes it first time

    • @MillyKKitty
      @MillyKKitty 3 роки тому +1

      Wait- I can talk while breathing!?

    • @timorautiainen1783
      @timorautiainen1783 3 роки тому +3

      Now that he mentioned this it kind of explained few things from my past when was living outside of Finland. Just remembered that in Ireland locals quite often had to slow me down or tell me to take a breath. But when now knowingly trying to reproduce speaking while intake, can't do it. I guess it comes with the nature and how you learn to communicate through your family, what region you're from and so on. But never even thought about this and going to put this onto the test today when visiting local pub. Kinda hard to forget that small odd "fact" that never heard about Finn's before.

    • @V1min
      @V1min 3 роки тому

      omg mä rakastan turkish peppersii se on niiku mun lemppari salmiakki😍

    • @oldtimer7635
      @oldtimer7635 2 роки тому

      Suggestion, melt Turkish Peppers to your hot coffee......good! : )

  • @littledodge5692
    @littledodge5692 2 роки тому +115

    I’ve been to Finland seven times for music festivals and to see friends and it’s honestly my vacation go to. It feels similar to Canada (home), but taken up a notch in politeness lol. So it’s very comfortable, calm, and safe. If you’re not that into the quiet and the nature, then hit up Helsinki after dark. Concerts, rock bars, clubs, and just an all around good time.

    • @arnieg8800
      @arnieg8800 2 роки тому +3

      It's calm and safe because there are almost non-migrants from the third world. In a decade or so this calmness will be disturbed strongly by waves of non-Europeans.

    • @littledodge5692
      @littledodge5692 2 роки тому +45

      @@arnieg8800 That’s not true at all. There are many immigrants from many different countries that come to Finland either to go to school or to live and it’s completely absurd that you’re judging someone’s worth by their country of origin. Please spread your disinformation elsewhere.

    • @arnieg8800
      @arnieg8800 2 роки тому +6

      @@littledodge5692 Finland is the Home of the Finnish people for the Finnish people. Migrants should come to study and then leave. It is not their country.

    • @lauri3627
      @lauri3627 2 роки тому +10

      @@arnieg8800 just stop that

  • @James-dm7ir
    @James-dm7ir 5 років тому +6594

    90% of people watching this are Finns

    • @Joylibelle
      @Joylibelle 5 років тому +89

      KnightLife Except me, I’m Dutch and read about the Finns drinking coffee so much, Well, so do the Dutch, ‘to do a bakkie koffie’ is very important here. Also, the salmiakki is what is known here too. We used to have it as like wooden sticks and as in licoriche. Actually... I got here because of a Finnish song I like so much... 🎶Kun kello kay, taas liian paljon se lyo, on kohta paattynyn yo, taas alkaa arkinen tyo🎶 Don’t know the meaning of the words, but they sound so lovely with all these vowals :)

    • @EffableLemming
      @EffableLemming 5 років тому +45

      Joylibelle "When the clock ticks on, again striking too late, soon the night ends, soon begins the everyday work" Kinda sorta. "Oh no, too late, night's over, back to work", basically. :P

    • @Joylibelle
      @Joylibelle 5 років тому +10

      Marjo Naylor Thanks, Marjo!

    • @giuseppeottaviani9673
      @giuseppeottaviani9673 5 років тому +5

      KnightLife finland its just a swedish colony

    • @kana4641
      @kana4641 5 років тому +8


  • @Valhalla_Heathen
    @Valhalla_Heathen 5 років тому +23

    I just got back from my Finnish vacation in Lauttasaari and let me tell you, being in Helsinki was one of the best experiences in my life and it’s incredible how polite people were! I am dying to go back very, very soon ❤️

  • @DionysosThanateros11
    @DionysosThanateros11 2 роки тому +91

    Me as a German I love Finnland too. Friendly and always helpful people! Clean, quiet, beautiful nature, that is looked after well

    • @hrn4757
      @hrn4757 2 роки тому +1

      Then again, the nature's mostly just monotonous flat forest country. And only a small percent of the forests are kept in their actual natural shape. The rest is "industrial forest" maintained and pruned for easy wood extraction for the paper industry and so on. So although you have the right to camp almost anywhere, you are better off picking a specific natural park or conservation area for your camping and other nature stuff. Just friendly advice.

    • @historyouuu3495
      @historyouuu3495 Рік тому +1

      @@hrn4757 bs

    • @hrn4757
      @hrn4757 Рік тому

      @@historyouuu3495 care to elaborate?

    • @historyouuu3495
      @historyouuu3495 Рік тому

      @@hrn4757 haista v...

  • @avizarob
    @avizarob Рік тому +7

    I spent and lot of time in Finland back in the late noughties. I had a girlfriend there who lived in Vantaa, Helsinki. I absolutely loved my time in Finland, and a part of my heart will always be Finnish ❤
    Hyvä Suomi! 🇫🇮

  • @emmachomao
    @emmachomao 5 років тому +5

    So sweet that you are still in touch with your host family after all these years. After watching a few of your videos, I have to say your kids are the luckiest on earth, I wish I had the chance to travel like them when I was little :) I bet their general knowledge is top of the class. I was in an exchange program one summer in New Hampshire, and I remembered an American friend told me that he thought Paris was in London, and we were 19 yr old at the time... it was shocking how ignorant some American teenagers could be.

  • @silverlake631bee4
    @silverlake631bee4 Рік тому +6

    I leave for a Finnish exchange in less than a month! I am very excited! Even the city sounds so peaceful, so quiet in the background.
    I’ll be going to a Swedish speaking town, which I was a little sad about because the Finnish language is so unique, and it would be really cool to learn. But I am very excited to learn more about the Fenno-Swedish culture!!
    Anyway the video was very nice and informative in a calm way, thank you :)

    • @phm19880
      @phm19880 6 місяців тому +1

      Hello. Finn here, how your exchange experince went so far? I give you big respect that u choose our small country in north to your exchange destination. Have a good one 👍🏻

  • @tapanilofving4741
    @tapanilofving4741 5 років тому +2162

    As a Finn I like how politely you can present things, thank you :)

    • @nunneli10
      @nunneli10 5 років тому +18

      Kyllä ne nyt vaa kirjotetaa isolla.

    • @miikkaugusti
      @miikkaugusti 5 років тому +8

      Kyllä ne kirjoitetaan isolla alkukirjaimella :)

    • @eettuu_
      @eettuu_ 5 років тому +1

      Really politelity

    • @linneavlogs
      @linneavlogs 5 років тому +1


    • @konstakesonen6158
      @konstakesonen6158 5 років тому

      Niin varmaan ainoa

  • @marianneb9243
    @marianneb9243 5 років тому +134

    As a Finn this video was really surprising how the things we think are normal are surprising to you! Like I would sweat sooo much if I wore shoes inside like no!

    • @1mchartmann
      @1mchartmann 4 роки тому +10

      I lived in Hawaii and wearing shoes inside house is not good. It comes from the Japanese culture in Hawaii. I do not feel comfortable with wearing dirty shoes in a house.

    • @inisennn
      @inisennn 4 роки тому +2

      People learn swedish and English in school. Not many speak Spanish although you can take it as an elective I think

  • @hermanoff7520
    @hermanoff7520 2 роки тому +12

    As a Finn, I love this video and its very respectful and well made ♥️

  • @Fullface
    @Fullface 3 години тому

    I am a Japanese person who absolutely loves Finland.
    This country's culture, language, politics, national character, everything about it captivates me... I'm currently studying Finnish hard. It's very difficult, but I'll do my best. I will definitely go to Finland someday!

  • @TooTallFinn59
    @TooTallFinn59 2 роки тому +3

    i am of Finnish heritage and I loved Turku and the rest of Finland. When i was last in Turku there were high school graduations ( with boys and girls all dressed up in sailor outfits) all over the city and there was a celebration of the Finnish navy in the harbor. Yes Finns are somewhat introverted but incredibly intelligent and industrious. Definitely add Turku to your Finnish itinerary and its a convenient point for the ferry to Stockholm as well.

  • @zefilus
    @zefilus 3 роки тому +20

    I'm from Finland and I love how accurate this is. Like, if you have a friend who's planning to visit Finland - show this video to him/her.

    • @ziggysmom5646
      @ziggysmom5646 2 роки тому

      I'm fascinated with Finland culture.

  • @woltersworld
    @woltersworld  5 років тому +155

    So What Were Some of the Fun Things That SHOCKED You about visiting Finland? The Good, The Bad, The Fin-tastic?

    • @DerClouder
      @DerClouder 5 років тому +12

      Wow! You actually found the most beautiful spot in the whole city! I love when my home city gets a spotlight :) If you decide to visit Turku again, i would be happy to show you and your family the sights which sadly very often go unnoticed by tourists.

    • @davehenderson6125
      @davehenderson6125 5 років тому +2

      Thank you! Your travel tips are all excellent, but I really enjoyed this one about Finland and the Finnish people.

    • @taistelutomppa
      @taistelutomppa 5 років тому

      If you want i can be yours private tax driver for next week ( if you want/need)

    • @KingNxt
      @KingNxt 5 років тому

      Wolters World meet n greet please

    • @rleix
      @rleix 5 років тому +7

      While I've never been to Finland, Michigan's Copper County has one of the largest settlements of Finns in the U.S. Many of your Finland observations apply there too, including the "Finnish Logic."

  • @urboturbo1249
    @urboturbo1249 5 років тому +6

    I love this video: I truly appreciate how interested you are in different countries and their behaviours. In addition, I love how politely you treat our culture and, in my opinion, you understand it really well!

  • @kernguy06
    @kernguy06 5 років тому +7

    I appreciate your videos, I love Finland. When I went, I spent the majority of my time in Porvoo. The sauna was awkward at first, but by the time I left it felt really natural and I can see why the Finnish people love the sauna. I'm of Mexican origins but I'm a third generation American, so I loved meeting so many nice people of a different culture. I also got tricked into eating the mammi, yuk! I did like Heisburger. Moi moi

  • @bjgulliver2157
    @bjgulliver2157 2 роки тому +6

    We spent a year in Finland and loved it!! I tried 3 times to learn the language. Finally was able to decipher most of the newspaper, but could never speak it well enough not to sound like total dweeb! Beautiful country, beautiful people!

  • @sydneythornton8808
    @sydneythornton8808 4 роки тому +14

    I just came home from Finland. I stayed in Ähtäri with my former exchanged student for two weeks! I absolutely love everything about it. What was fun was that everyone was amazed that we were American! I love Finland so much

    • @ilya4367
      @ilya4367 2 роки тому

      Ähtäri has a fantastic zoo! Did you visit it?

  • @user-te1uc1zy3m
    @user-te1uc1zy3m 2 роки тому +54

    I used to visit Finland several years ago, very beautiful country i should say, it looks like my homeland Siberia Russia🇷🇺 best wishes, always yours Wild Siberian

  • @99stainless
    @99stainless 5 років тому +2523

    This guy is a respectful traveler. Logan Paul would be running around, shouting and thinking he's funny/cool. As a Finn I can say that wouldn't be accepted here.

    • @jocelynwolters293
      @jocelynwolters293 5 років тому +111

      Mankel Löv I think this might be my favorite comment on one of our videos in a long time. We really try to be respectful and teach our children the same. It's part of why we do this! Kiitos!

    • @woltersworld
      @woltersworld  5 років тому +274

      I'm glad I can show support and respect to Finland. I loved loving there.

    • @nakkiperuna5723
      @nakkiperuna5723 5 років тому +41

      Mankel Löv he would probably get beaten or arrested

    • @TheLegoBrickery
      @TheLegoBrickery 5 років тому +49

      I don't think he is accepted anywhere that he travels

    • @oonkymppa5923
      @oonkymppa5923 5 років тому +11

      Yeah... in Finland you should be silent.

  • @sarahgray430
    @sarahgray430 5 років тому +11

    I lived with a Finn for 15 years until he died of liver disease, so none of these really shock me. What I did find shocking about my husband was that his reserved, grizzled, and stoic exterior masked a passionate, intense, and rather raunchy side that he did not let out in public. You could compare him to salmiakki, sweet and salty at the same time...incidentally, I really rather like salmiakki!

  • @heylolzable
    @heylolzable 5 років тому +3

    I, as a finnish guy appreciate your knowledge and accuracy of the finnish culture and manners. Seriously made my day that you know so much about us. Thank you for ur videos and keep up the good work!!

    • @hauskalainen
      @hauskalainen 5 років тому

      He was an international student in Turku long before he got that pretty wife and those adorable kids.

  • @suvodipchakrabarty1311
    @suvodipchakrabarty1311 2 роки тому +217

    Whatever, Finns are very smooth, calm, quiet, most importantly don't bother others. You can really enjoy being there and find peace at yourself. A Finn may be shy but that also means they are harmless. They are wonderful people.

    • @11sjv
      @11sjv 2 роки тому +2

      but if you mess with them u get the L 39

    • @jessejamsen1244
      @jessejamsen1244 2 роки тому +5

      This is so fun read what you guys are writing about finns, and im from finland

    • @davidhastie7700
      @davidhastie7700 2 роки тому +1

      Finland is wonderful.

    • @bosniafinalboss
      @bosniafinalboss 2 роки тому


    • @Ferlitasari7
      @Ferlitasari7 2 роки тому +1

      yes,definetely, minä olen ollut suomessa 2 vuotta, olen kotoisin indonesiasta, and till now i really enjoy living in finland , very2 nature country, so many lakes, and feeling comfortable and safe

  • @Nesterou
    @Nesterou 4 роки тому +9

    Wait did you just describe Japan but in Europe ? Gotta go there. Started Finnish a few days ago, this motivates me as heck. I can't imagine going in a country without speaking it.
    They worship quietness. I'm gonna cry.

  • @maenics
    @maenics 3 роки тому +3

    The potato peel thing is actually interesting. I'm in my thirties and back when I started school way way back, it was one of the things children were expected to know how to do before starting school. As you might know, school lunches are free for everyone here in Finland (up until upper secondary school or vocational school) and back in the day, potatoes were served boiled whole, not peeled. So we got a lot of practice peeling those potatoes.

  • @me-yd1qx
    @me-yd1qx 5 років тому +1623

    I have born in Finland, and I did'nt even know I breath while talking, when I watched this I realized it. Finally I can be Eminem😂

  • @Rye_Toast
    @Rye_Toast 4 роки тому +5

    I was able to visit Finland VERY briefly and I really hope I can return for a proper trip. The people seemed so very friendly and the country was beautiful.

  • @johnashtone7167
    @johnashtone7167 2 роки тому +6

    I'm Shocked, not mentioned by Mark, the 11th thing that will shock you, is just how super friendly everyone is, when they find you are not Finnish :-)
    On a scale of most countries friendliness is on a scale of 1 to 10 it ranges between 8 and 10 because most people are friendly, the Finns wind it up to 11 :-))
    And to all those Finns I met, more years ago than I care to admit to, Kiitos :-)

  • @SerpentStar_
    @SerpentStar_ 2 роки тому +14

    Anyone else experiencing the world through UA-cam? Good video 👍🏻 🇫🇮

  • @karaspangenberg1435
    @karaspangenberg1435 3 роки тому +7

    I can’t remember anything that really shocked me when I was in Finland since I already knew a lot of these points. I guess the one thing for Americans going there is you don’t have to tip waiters and it feels kind of weird walking away from a table without tipping. And maybe one of the funniest moments was when we went on a cruise in Turku and everyone left with cases of beer (I don’t quite remember but I think they weren’t taxed/were cheaper on the cruise so people used it to stock up). 😅

  • @Lord_Lambert
    @Lord_Lambert 5 років тому +223

    Been living in Finland for a few years (I am English) and the thing that shocked me the most (that I am surprised you didn't mention) is the abundence of gambling machines in EVERY store. It's so odd to me still after the 4 years I've been here.

    • @Ritchiet
      @Ritchiet 5 років тому +37

      That's true. As a Finn I used to play those machines when I was young but not anymore. Some older people play too much those gambling machines and are addicted to them. I would take the machines out of the stores because now it's too easy to put your money on those. Good thing with those are that the money goes to the charity or supporting childs sport.

    • @surfsusan
      @surfsusan 5 років тому +18

      Lambert2191 I am Danish living in Finland and still shocked. No red wine but gambling machines every where!

    • @surfsusan
      @surfsusan 5 років тому +3

      Pixie Panda Plush No.

    • @sudocatsda1guy390
      @sudocatsda1guy390 5 років тому +13

      Finnish definition of gambling is a game where the bet is oversized incomparison to players wealth and possibility on winning. There's a state owned betting business that gives its profits to charities. The machines are rigged go give back most (80-90%) of the money put in to then. It's small money (largesr bets are 1€), which makes them not gambling in finnish law

    • @Sirapa7
      @Sirapa7 5 років тому +7

      I would also really wish that those machines were put off from the shops and even bars. I donot know why people are so obsessed with those machines and its sad that It affects a lot of young people, I myself know so many who are addicted to it and lost almost all of their salary in it. I really think that Finnish government should do something about those gambling machines. Also I am aslo so shocked by the amount gambling machines there are in only Helsinki region. I think they should be available only inside casinos and limited restricted areas.

  • @sagamakila5286
    @sagamakila5286 5 років тому +11

    I am from Finland I recognized pretty much all of the places!

    • @tutsecret499
      @tutsecret499 Рік тому

      In Portuguese language. sauna has same pronunciation as in Finish.

  • @johnhelms8226
    @johnhelms8226 2 роки тому +4

    I have met many Finns, and played hockey against some, and they have all been wonderful people. They are so honest, humble, and down to earth. And of course, I love the concept of sisu.

  • @jonasfermefors
    @jonasfermefors 2 роки тому

    Good list. As a Swede who's been there a lot I can validate all the points - most of which apply to Sweden too. The "escalator only going up" I find to be such an American view. In an old building they may install escalators for convenience but will prioritize going up if there is only room for one. There will be an elevator as well for people with special needs, so if you really can't walk you will have an option.

  • @patriklindholm7576
    @patriklindholm7576 3 роки тому +22

    The most honest, accurate and cordial summary of us Finns. Thank you.

  • @TheCladeL
    @TheCladeL 5 років тому +23

    Thanks Mark for the great video, even as a Finn it was interesting to watch and had a good laugh on what foreigners must think of us!
    If you're still in Finland, and haven't been there yet, make sure to visit Porvoo. It's a smaller town just an hour away from Helsinki, busses are cheap and go often. The Porvoo Old Town is really beautiful and you can take a stroll in Hamari neighborhood and walk up to the cliff for an amazing view of numerous islands covered in thick forest.

  • @lizndegwa4021
    @lizndegwa4021 5 років тому +1

    Wow! I have lived for 15 years and you have shown me Finland in a whole new light. I will definitely start traveling more within the country. Turku is so beautiful.

  • @dirtysanchez941
    @dirtysanchez941 5 років тому +8

    I've been fascinated with the Finnish people and country for so long. Very intelligent, interesting people. Good looking as well
    I hope to visit someday soon. Good video, thank you!

  • @robearth
    @robearth 2 роки тому

    Just need to show a bit of appreciation here; I have no idea how I found Wolters world, but throughout a couple of years I’ve just randomly stumbled upon episodes and always appreciated them. So thank you for doing this! Quite wholesome and interesting entertainment for the average traveler!

  • @omadirk
    @omadirk 5 років тому +95

    I've lived here for 3 months. I'm from Australia and the one thing that I can't get my head around is the amount of gambling machines there are. In supermarkets, shopping centres, restaurants they are everywhere! And the inhaling thing is the first thing I noticed when I got here too! I even asked people why they do that and they didn't even realise they did it!

    • @MrTeddy12397
      @MrTeddy12397 4 роки тому +20

      all gambling machines are government owned and the government has a monopoly on them.

    • @RelentlessSavior
      @RelentlessSavior 4 роки тому +2

      Nevada, United States is the same way. Gambling machines everywhere, supermarkets, gas stations, even the airports

    • @jrodagormykid9063
      @jrodagormykid9063 4 роки тому +5

      Finns have addictive personalities. I am one and know this first hand. Luckily, I'm not addicted to gambling.

    • @Just_A_Banana
      @Just_A_Banana 4 роки тому +7

      I didn't knew the inhale thing In 10 years 😂 -Finn

    • @ernestopalmira7845
      @ernestopalmira7845 3 роки тому +1

      So do you like Finland

  • @thechocablockman
    @thechocablockman 2 роки тому

    The Nordics are fantastic places and the people are great. I have been up to Denmark, Sweden and Finland A LOT and the people and lifestyle are fantastic. I have tried convince my wife to move there a few times but she is to much of a home bird. I know its not Finland but I particularly like Lulea in Sweden, where my Finnish friend actually lives.

  • @GenialHarryGrout
    @GenialHarryGrout 5 років тому +499

    You missed the ice cream which they eat it all year round even when it's -20c and gaming machines which, in Helsinki at least, seem to be everywhere and people would queue to use them. I also noticed Finns will take every opportunity to sit outside and drink coffee. In the summer when it is hot, I understand, they are making the most of the warm summer days, but even late Autumn and early Winter when there is snow on the ground you see Finns wrapped up in their warm coats and hats sitting outside a cafe drinking coffee.

    • @woltersworld
      @woltersworld  5 років тому +20

      that is true with the ice cream :) at least i got a pic of the salmiakki ice cream :)

    • @MyManSane
      @MyManSane 5 років тому +44

      Words hot finnish summer shouldnt be used in a sentence because the its usually 10 degree celcius and raining

    • @wolfcat87
      @wolfcat87 5 років тому +5

      We eat ice cream in Montana when it is that cold and colder.

    • @victoriahm3417
      @victoriahm3417 5 років тому

      Sane :O in Lima that's extreme winter XD

    • @HertNiks
      @HertNiks 5 років тому

      Genial Harry Grout more like beer than coffee

  • @StevePetrica
    @StevePetrica Рік тому

    I, too, was an exchange student in Finland -- back in 1970. At that point (pre-Nokia) English was not so widely spoken. Everybody learned Finnish and Swedish, of course, but German was the most commonly studied third language, with English and French tied for fourth. And about alcohol sales, I was surprised to find that beer was sold in vending machines! So as a 15-year-old, I could get a bottle of Karhu from the machine. But like you, I loved my time there.

  • @zoolkhan
    @zoolkhan 4 роки тому +7

    As a finn i am impressed :-)
    I tried hard to find something to complain about, but i couldnt. This was a nice presentation, and you have a gorgeous family!
    i hope you guys visit us on a regular base.
    br, from perkele land :-)

  • @soyjoseosarsiug
    @soyjoseosarsiug 2 роки тому +8

    I am a spanish citizen living in Finland. I have been living here more than a year and I can say that, for party, summer, holidays... I preffer Spain. But as a country Finland is waaaaaayy better. People are quiet and introverted but respecful, polite, listeners, open minded... the economy and the education are just way over Spain's.

  • @Peppiinait
    @Peppiinait 5 років тому +1

    Really enjoyed the list! My fave things from Finland are Moomins, Salmiakki, Ruisleipä and the politeness of the people in general.

  • @mythical1059
    @mythical1059 4 роки тому +22

    Finland looks so pretty and has been my number 1 place to go if i can save up enough to fly out of America. I have a few internet friends who Ive know for a few years now that come from Finland. And their the nicest people but at the same time the craziest and i love them so much. Overall I love your country and I really want to come visit all of you amazing and crazy Finns!

    • @sayanroy768
      @sayanroy768 2 роки тому +1

      dude don’t trust internet friends too much

    • @mythical1059
      @mythical1059 2 роки тому

      @@sayanroy768 yes i know! I've never told them any private info (Like name, address and everything.) And i never plan to tell them. They are more friends to play video games with. Thank you!

    • @aspenenglish4976
      @aspenenglish4976 Рік тому

      Same here. I have plane tickets from reward points. My husband and I were going to visit Europe and the 2020 hit. I had cv but am not vaxxed and won’t be. I don’t know what the requirements are now. Then this whole thing happened with Russia. Everyone needs to calm down. I so want to visit Sweden and Finland.

  • @richardwalker8894
    @richardwalker8894 5 років тому +70

    I’m so happy you did Finland! I have been thinking of visiting for a few weeks now, so your timing is impeccable!

    • @woltersworld
      @woltersworld  5 років тому +3

      Glad i could help :)

    • @cayenigma
      @cayenigma 5 років тому +1


    • @hoodybox477
      @hoodybox477 5 років тому +1

      it might be pretty cold here right now, you should come here a little later if you want. (i live in helsinki)

    • @richardwalker8894
      @richardwalker8894 5 років тому

      kitty cry Thanks for the info!

  • @Monttukani
    @Monttukani 3 роки тому

    I have never been interested in traveling outside Finland before, but since I went to London last year I've been wanting visit Britain again... Now that I've seen a glimpse of how a huge city runs, I find it shocking how bad we are... In Finland very few people are enough to cause congestion. We have no knowledge of how to behave in stairs or escalators nor how to walk in an aisle without blocking the way. You can hear Benny Hill -theme in your head while switching trains at Tampere station. The stairs form the platform to the tunnel are hilarious... I was told that London is a dirty and smelly place, but I felt that central London had less litter and graffiti than central Turku.

  • @richardtarantino2601
    @richardtarantino2601 2 роки тому +9

    I've never been but have lots of penpals from Finland and I love the culture and everything about it. This video furthers that love. Thanks for this

  • @ashscouter5725
    @ashscouter5725 Рік тому +3

    I freaking love Finland!!!!!

  • @bigronshobbies8209
    @bigronshobbies8209 2 роки тому +2

    My wife is from Lapland and I got to take her back to see family, Finland was so beautiful. We spent one week in The north and seen the midnight sun and came back to Turku for a week and had a blast what a fun city. Would like to go back someday.

    • @bigronshobbies8209
      @bigronshobbies8209 2 роки тому

      @Q D It looked like a nice city, we took a bus from Kemi to Oulu to catch a train to Turku, seen a lot of people ride bikes

  • @D4lF4l
    @D4lF4l Рік тому

    Fell in love with this city. The people and food are great.

  • @mikrokupu
    @mikrokupu 5 років тому +265

    Some very Finnish things: 1. Coffee all day long.. Finns are the top coffee drinkers in the world 2. An extra shower head next to a toilet seat. Very handy. 3. Transparency in the Finnish culture: All tax data is open information, you can check how much your neighbor pays taxes. Most fines in Finland are based on your taxable income, you can be fined tens of thousands for speeding. The rich boys drive like old ladies in Finland.. ;)

    • @marylancelot
      @marylancelot 5 років тому +3

      Yes for the coffee thing! I drink 4-6cups a day and my mother drinks up to 8!
      For clarification, I'm not talking about the cup that's a unit of measurement, but a coffee cup that is traditionally 1.25 desiliters or about half a cup(yes, the unit of measurement).

    • @zwerker
      @zwerker 5 років тому +8

      Ugh! I hate having a cup of coffee. I drink it by the mug.
      [and yes, I'm also a Finn ;-) ]

    • @broadbandislife
      @broadbandislife 5 років тому +6

      Back during the war the continental embargo cutting off supply of coffee was a major issue, and the arrival of the first postwar shipment of beans a matter of nation-wide interest.
      Coffee is Serious Business in Finland. (Sadly it's mostly brewed *fucking awful* but the coffee-shop culture is slowly improving things...)

    • @munniharppukostaja4702
      @munniharppukostaja4702 5 років тому +6

      mikrokupu and heavy metal😈

    • @rainbow2401990
      @rainbow2401990 5 років тому +18

      I really like the fines based on income thing. Fines are meant to be a punishment. It's meant to sting a little so that you don't do it again. If you make millionaires pay $20 fines, they aren't even going to notice them.

  • @jackhaugh
    @jackhaugh 2 роки тому

    Finnish and oddly Enough Hungarian are related languages, and considered the 2 most difficult to learn in the world. I believe Finno-Ugarich is the correct term.
    I spent 5 months in Hungary while in the US Army, and we decided “ Kru vie yo” was easily the most important phrase basically meaning “that’s cool.”

  • @Kamelemele
    @Kamelemele 2 роки тому

    Thank you! Enjoyed this. I just found out that I have a lot of Finnish ancestry that I never knew about, so it’s interesting. Seems lovely, I like the appreciation of nature and quiet. 🌈💚. Don’t think I could quite get the language though….been re-learning Italian. 🥰

  • @scorpion777silvermoon3
    @scorpion777silvermoon3 4 роки тому +1

    Wolter I love the way you explain things and you're such a great traveler. Thanks for sharing your family videos and knowledge.

  • @Aiko-xb1rs
    @Aiko-xb1rs 4 роки тому +100

    Hyvää paivää! Nice to meet you, I'm from France and I would LOVE to visit Finland ♥ one day, I will visit that beautiful country ♥ Kiitos for your video, love from Ranska xx

    • @antonnylund2946
      @antonnylund2946 4 роки тому +4

      Go to tammisaari

    • @Aiko-xb1rs
      @Aiko-xb1rs 4 роки тому +4

      What fascinates me in Finland is: everything. Temperatures under 0°C, snow everyday, Northern lights, Suomolainen mentality, metal music cults and "Christmasy" atmosphere. I guess there are other fascinating things in the North.

    • @Aiko-xb1rs
      @Aiko-xb1rs 4 роки тому

      I would love to go to Iceland too ♥

    • @pooferss6056
      @pooferss6056 3 роки тому +5

      @@Aiko-xb1rs Finland doesn't have snow everyday, but In The winter In The northern parts there's almost everyday. In The south, homever... Not so much. Sometimes, but not always.

    • @spech8343
      @spech8343 2 роки тому +2

      go to lapland, Helsinki, tampere,turku or pori

  • @GoodMorningButch
    @GoodMorningButch Рік тому +1

    I've been learning Finnish since January 2022 and I'm going on holiday for this first time this winter! I'll be going to Helsinki and Rovaniemi and I'm super excited about it!

  • @morkomuki1239
    @morkomuki1239 4 роки тому +2233

    If you think air at Helsinki is clean.... go to Lapland....

  • @Illyriel
    @Illyriel 2 роки тому

    I'm several years late, but.. I usually dislike travel videos about Finland, because I feel like our country is always somehow misrepresented, but you clearly have spent time here and understand our country and people. :) Thank you for the first good travel video about Finland!

  • @AfricanAndy1
    @AfricanAndy1 2 роки тому

    I have been to FInland 12 times. I loved Turku, Helsinki, Espoo, Jyvaskylla, - I tried learning Finnish for a bit. I really want to go back and live in Finland for 6 months or so and drive to Vaasa!! That is what I really want to do - I loved the peeled potatoes as well - Hyvaa Suomea!! Finland all the way -

  • @BloodFireDeath_
    @BloodFireDeath_ 5 років тому

    Glad to see you enjoying my home city! I hang around by that river quite often. All things were on point, interesting and funny hearing it from this perspective!

  • @otaviovieira1041
    @otaviovieira1041 2 роки тому

    It is great to learn the particularities of each country and culture.

  • @kathybrintlinger9993
    @kathybrintlinger9993 5 років тому +19

    I’m of 100% Finnish ancestry. Apparently a lot of Finns settled here in the upper peninsula of Michigan . I remember juustoa( Finnish cheese )and suolakala (raw salt salmon) as unique treats. My parents sometimes poured their coffee in the saucer and drank it from there to cool it off. We call Finnish logic “Finn-genuity”. Best of all.... Finnish SISU...(their inner strength pride ,spunk and endurance). I wish I could travel there. This year Finland was found to have the most satisfied happiest people in the world! Apparently their wages ,health care and education systems are the greatest in the world! I wish the USA would take a few pointers from the Finns! Thanks I loved your video!

    • @KossolaxtheForesworn
      @KossolaxtheForesworn 5 років тому +6

      yea I have read a lot about finns who went to americas to start a new life, apparently in some areas they were given the shittiest of lands. but finns were like "this is okay" and then just cleaned up the boulders and trees and turned it into a farm land. also some areas were close to indian reserves and surprisingly enough the culture was similar so now there is a lot of mixed with finns and indian ancestry.
      also I watched a documentary about finns being settled to alaska, that was a total shitshow, they got totally fooled by the american government. later it even turns out they were supposed to be the defending force of alaska if russia decided to invade there. they had even planned jews first but decided to go with finns. sibelius had been made a house there, but it was total theater act. he never visited there unless there was some quests which visits were filmed. otherwise I think he actually lived in the real states, in some city in a hotel and called alaska a really shitty place. which it was, no way could anyone farm there when the soil is more dead than mars.
      after the forced labor years passed, many of the finns returned to finland while some crazy ones staid in alaska. I think some towns formed around their fishing ports, but it wasnt some dream land that was promised to them, it was a frozen hellhole that only looked like finland.

    • @kathybrintlinger9993
      @kathybrintlinger9993 5 років тому +1

      MrAnimepredator Wow thanks for sharing! I didn’t know that!😬

    • @MRiitta
      @MRiitta 5 років тому +4

      Have always wanted to visit Michigan and the regions where the Finns lived in the early times.. I am now too elderly to do that.. but I love to read the comments of the people whose ancestors came from Finland:)) Sending my love to you!

    • @kathybrintlinger9993
      @kathybrintlinger9993 5 років тому +2

      MRiitta I’m sorry you don’t feel up to travel to Michigan. I would love to go to Finland but won’t be able to fit that expense into my budget. My love to you too! Thanks and take care!

    • @rleix
      @rleix 5 років тому +5

      My wife is from Michigan's Copper Country, so I can relate. Similar culture, for sure.
      I heard a story about someone from the Copper Country visiting Finland and speaking Finnish. Apparently, the Michigander was speaking an older style of the language. It really piqued the interest of the locals.

  • @anna-lauraguld3874
    @anna-lauraguld3874 2 роки тому +3

    I lived in Finland Helsinki for 6 months and I miss it so much! Amazing nice people!

  • @J4n1
    @J4n1 5 років тому

    As a traveller fan I love your videos. And what makes me really happy is to see that my lovely hometown's Turku Cathedral and river Aura flowing behind you :)

  • @celebrityguest.9530
    @celebrityguest.9530 2 роки тому

    thank you for this!! i don’t think i’m visiting this upcoming summer but my partner’s finnish and i’m trying to like learn more about the culture and stuff, a lot of this stuff definitely makes sense 😂also relieved that i’m not the only one who’s gonna need some time to get used to the food, they brought back some of the candy and while it means a lot that they did, it is definitely an adjustment from what we have in america lmao,, anyway thank you again!!!

  • @Alexander-oz9rz
    @Alexander-oz9rz 5 років тому

    I love Finland 🇫🇮 and I really want to live there ❤️

  • @blabbergasted4380
    @blabbergasted4380 Місяць тому

    Fascinating. Beautiful country. Thanks for sharing!

  • @CJ-vi7xm
    @CJ-vi7xm 5 років тому +19

    This is the video I have been waiting for! I was wondering if a Finland video would pop up. I have always really wanted to visit. What a beautiful country. A great video. I really enjoy these :)

    • @woltersworld
      @woltersworld  5 років тому +2

      Thanks Chris. Technical issues with the files of videos on my computer is what is holding the Finland and Baltic videos back. I think I got it figured out so hopefully we can put out more Finland videos

  • @ramonfre
    @ramonfre 5 років тому +1

    I was born in Turku and I went there a couple of months ago. I just recognized the waterfront of Aura river at first sight. Excellent video.

  • @LauriMajamaa
    @LauriMajamaa 5 років тому

    Nice one! This might be the presentation about Finland that I've seen in a long time. As Tapani said, that's seriously cool how politely you presented thing. Cool to hear that you liked Finland a lot!

  • @Cezguy
    @Cezguy 4 роки тому

    I've been to Tampere with a friend 2 years ago. People may seem distance-keeping, but they are super polite. The barista lady even thanked when we were giving her the order for some coffee.
    Also, you cannot buy alcohol from the stores after 9 PM
    Another thing: try Finnish gin tonic. They boost it up with red currant and rosemary. It's delicious. ps.: they like to cook their stuff in butter

  • @cb1ification
    @cb1ification 4 роки тому +53

    The Moomins came from finland? Amazing! i never knew... They played a huge role in my childhood haha. Hopefully visiting Finland soon! Love from the UK

    • @isokessu
      @isokessu 2 роки тому


    • @TJO1733
      @TJO1733 2 роки тому +1

      Actually moomims are swedish, but we finns take the glory

    • @krista6089
      @krista6089 2 роки тому +20

      @@TJO1733 Moomins are finnish. Tove Jansson was swedish- speaking finnish.

    • @timrosswood4259
      @timrosswood4259 2 роки тому +7

      @@TJO1733 Tove Jansson lived and was born in Finland.

    • @SerafiaRavenclaw
      @SerafiaRavenclaw 2 роки тому +7

      @@TJO1733 No. Tove Jansson was Finnish Swede. She was a Finn but her native language just was Swedish.

  • @Qwufi
    @Qwufi 2 роки тому +1

    I really want to go to Finland. In fact its on my bucket list. I watched a lot of video about it its time to experience it.
    With love from Hungary.

  • @lowercherty
    @lowercherty 5 років тому +124

    Third generation Finnish American. Had to laugh at the sauna. So much of their heritage is still alive and well here in America, even how we can sit for hours and not really say anything.
    You have to try cardemon bread and rasberry jam.
    You can always tell a Finn, but you can't tell them much.

    • @woltersworld
      @woltersworld  5 років тому +4

      Love this comment :)

    • @enpakeksi765
      @enpakeksi765 5 років тому +30

      I don't know why exactly, but that reminds me of school many years ago, where in English class, we were divided into groups of 2-4 students and to converse in English. Me and another buddy were probably the most reserved people there, and so, we sat for minutes without saying anything and gazing idly around at the others who had broken the ice. Naturally, the teacher noted us and came over to encourage us. When his proposals and cajoling was met with aversively mumbled refusals, his grand idea was to imagine us being on a 12 hour train ride; we'd start talking sooner or later. He gave up on us when I said: "Were Finnish. We can be silent for 12 hours."

    • @shadowlynx1958
      @shadowlynx1958 5 років тому +7

      Cardamom bread ... you mean Pulla? I love pulla. The Finnish exchange student who lived with us my senior year of high school taught me to make pulla and I've made some around Christmas time almost every year for about 40 years.

    • @lowercherty
      @lowercherty 5 років тому +5

      shadowlynx1958 Yes, pulla. Learned to make it, it's basically bread, from my Leena Mo Mo. It's not just for Christmas. Toasted with butter, or made into korpua, mmm...

    • @krypton1260
      @krypton1260 5 років тому +1

      shadowlynx1958 pullapitko, not pulla. Pulla is either korvapuusti or pikkupulla.

  • @Cocopan0.o
    @Cocopan0.o 4 роки тому +21

    I don’t know why I love watching the Finnish culture , hopefully I get to visit there XD

  • @patrickbrookings
    @patrickbrookings 4 роки тому +2

    That was fun to watch and brought back many memories. I lived for 7 years in Rovaniemi in the past, so none of those shocked me, haha :)

  • @salmiakkiukko9354
    @salmiakkiukko9354 2 роки тому +1

    I am glad that some people appreciate our country. :)

  • @rax6298
    @rax6298 4 роки тому +3

    If anyone wants to visit Finland and get a more natural experience visit Turku. You can also visit Åland which are islands owned by Finland. Everyone speaks Swedish in Åland. You could get to Åland by a boat (Silja Line, Viking line and more). Finland is also great for fishing.

  • @ryanruffi7015
    @ryanruffi7015 2 роки тому +4

    I have met some finns and I would not call them quiet but they are really nice people, finland is a great country 🇫🇮❤

  • @dmd9080
    @dmd9080 5 років тому +12

    Hi Mark. Great video! I'm a big foodie and would love if you did a top 10 destinations for food! Cheers from Aberdeen

  • @oscarcampbell1242
    @oscarcampbell1242 3 роки тому +1

    Every single point said holds true for Sweden too. Despite completely different languages, we're more similar with Finland than Norway or Denmark. Fun fact: the lovely salmiaklakrits is ammonium chloride salted - that's the nice punch. I add it to my snus too for some extra kick! Cheers / your friendly country neighbour

  • @jamesvarrone7062
    @jamesvarrone7062 2 роки тому

    Great video. I'm glad I stumbled on it! I love your enthusiasm in travel and getting familiar with other cultures! I'm now a subscriber!

  • @weirdfishes643
    @weirdfishes643 Рік тому

    I love how close your family is. God bless you guys!!

  • @Xarfax321
    @Xarfax321 2 роки тому

    I was a student at Turku for 9 years. :) And I have only good memories of that, and watching this makes me feel homesick....!
    Now I have moved back to my hometown, but there'll always be a piece of me in Turku.... Watching this video makes me nostalgic!

  • @pacificbob24
    @pacificbob24 2 роки тому +3

    Canadian here. I was briefly in Helsinki over 20 years ago and I remember it being very clean. I think I would enjoy living there.

  • @elsalaiho1699
    @elsalaiho1699 5 років тому +6

    Yeah, I don't like salmiakki either and I am Finnish.
    Also, I would like to note one little thing: as you said, we only have one word that means both he and she, BUT in spoken language and informal situations we don't usually use "hän". Instead we use "se" which translates to "it". Hän is used in formal situations and essays and books and such, and also sometimes sort of sarcastically when someone thinks too highly of themselves, and also for animals like dogs and cats (which I think is because you might wanna sort of show that they're inviduals with personalities and like almost a part of your family). But when speaking informally, texting, etc. we tend to use se for a person (for example you might say "Hei mä etin yhtä mun kaveria, tiiäksä mihin se meni?" which would be "Hey I'm looking for a friend of mine, do you know where he/she went?"). Hän sounds way too formal for most of us to use when speaking with friends. I only know a few people who regularly use hän for a human person in everyday language. I mean seriously, I refer to dogs as hän (he/she), but I use se (it) when I'm talking about Sauli Niinistö, the current President of Finland. This is not considered rude at all.
    (Overall, in Finnish there is a huge difference between "kirjakieli"(=literally "book langauge") the formal language we use when writing essays or other more correct text and which sounds horrible and unnatural when spoken so no one actually speaks it, and "puhekieli"(literally "spoken langauge"), the less formal language we usually use when talking (and in informal writing such as text messages) which also changes more quickly, has more words that come from other languages, and so on. We also have "yleiskieli" which is kinda like a combination between the two, and used when speaking in formal situations where it wouldn't be appropriate to use puhekieli.)

  • @Ugly_fag
    @Ugly_fag 2 роки тому +1

    It is always nice to see our country through foreigner’s eyes. I enjoyed this video a lot 🙂

  • @ninomamaladze
    @ninomamaladze 2 роки тому

    Oh how much I would love to visit Finland!

  • @fabolvaskarika7940
    @fabolvaskarika7940 11 місяців тому

    Hungarian is the same language family. We don’t use he/she, we say Ő. With all you described and I learned about Finland: the closeness to nature, liking sauna (naked), cleaning, shoe and logic I’m either a Finn inside or our nations has more common then the similarities in language. I wish to be younger and healthier, I would try there. Not just as tourists but maybe even to live. At least for a while.

  • @ouo6666
    @ouo6666 5 років тому +494

    Wow😂Am I the only person from Korea? I want to know about Finland and finally I’ve found this video! It’s so interesting video for me. I like sauna and Moomin😘I really want to visit Finland❤️

    • @subtomyotherchannelflorali8770
      @subtomyotherchannelflorali8770 5 років тому +11

      Get ship and go :D

    • @leenah8414
      @leenah8414 4 роки тому +17

      You should visit Finland 😄 I recommend Helsinki, the Lakeland (well, I live there so I kinda "have to" recommend that one, right?😆) and Lapland. (Lakeland like Savo or Keski-Suomi is better in the summertime and Lapland maybe in the wintertime, cause there's LOTS of mosquitos in Lapland in the summer months 😄... Just a friendly warning)

    • @neeanieminen9970
      @neeanieminen9970 4 роки тому +3

      Yeah you should I think its little expensive here but still I love living here ❤️

    • @vaisanenmusic
      @vaisanenmusic 4 роки тому +3

      No you don't 😖 This is the most boring world that is ever seen....

  • @user-hc8co5xz4e
    @user-hc8co5xz4e Рік тому +1

    Quite a number of similarities with the Japanese: Removing shoes, love of silence, cleanliness,goofy festivals, sauna/soaking in the buff,education, meconomic standing etc.

  • @mann7298
    @mann7298 5 років тому +1206