Friday Video: Merry Christmas – We take a holiday!

It’s Christmas Eve today, if some of you lovely and/or manly readers are completely out of your minds or just unable to tell time due to some unfortunate OTB accident when you were a kid. In Finland, today is the big day of Christmas unlike in many other cultures where the 25th is the main… Continue reading Friday Video: Merry Christmas – We take a holiday!

Christmas Belgian style: Mountain biking in Houffalize

I don’t particularly like Christmas – just to make it clear. However, you can make it a little nicer on yourself by, let’s say, keeping biking in mind while planning the Christmas weekend. I’m spending 10 days in Belgium where the weather is not really sunny – an understatement for -2C and 15 cm of… Continue reading Christmas Belgian style: Mountain biking in Houffalize

Learn Finnish: Pikkujoulut

When you see a photo like that, you might not have any idea about what’s going on. When a Finn sees a photo like this, he’ll immediately think of a Pikkujoulu party and the presentation of “Tiernapojat” which is the classic bible story of the three wise men. Pikkujoulu, or “little Christmas” is a party… Continue reading Learn Finnish: Pikkujoulut