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Ukraine: Finland Travel
Avoid travel to Ukraine and Russia. Finnair flights cancelled &/or disrupted, including travel to Asia. Summary in EF Travel section. Read more

City Bikes Return to Turku
Shared bicycles (Fölläri) are available until October 31. The new system will expand during the season, and requires use of the Donkey Republic app. Info & locations

In autumn, nature in Finland bursts into splendor, creating a magical scenery known as 'ruska'. Follow the leaf-season at VisitFinland's interactive AI-based map! See ruska!

Finnish Labour Market Q2, Q3 2023
Overview of current market: Number of both unemployed and employed persons up, inactive population down. Number of unemployed foreigners up!
Outlook for 3rd Quarter: Hiring prospects reasonable.See the report

Rugby, Soccer, & Karate Camps in Summer!
The Helsinki Warriors Rugby Club has 2 1-day camps, the British Football School has 2 5-day camps, and MoovKids has 3 karate camps. All for kids - boys and girls - in June & July in Helsinki. Good fun and arranged with safety in mind! See more!

New Long-Distance Bus Service
FlixBus has launched in Finland with a service including stops in Vaasa, Närpiö, Pori, Rauma, Raisio, Turku, Salo, Espoo and Helsinki Hop on!

It's City Bike Season!
Shared bicycle programs are re-opening, generally for April-October inclusive, in Espoo, Hamina, Helsinki, Iisalmi, Imatra, Kokemäki, Kotka, Kouvola, Lappeenranta, Mäntsälä, Porvoo, Raasepori, Riihimäki, Turku and Vantaa. Hop on!

Hurling in Tampere!
The Tampere Hammer Gaels GAA club welcomes new members, regardless of age, to their hurling team in Tampere.Join in!

Piano Lessons
Piano Lessons with Barry, in Helsinki, offers fun and transformative lessons, mainly serving kids and adults in the expat community. Read more

Advisory: Rentola Finland
Home-seekers are advised to exercise caution prior to engaging the services of this housing search company. Read more

Job Market Finland
The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment's Job Market Finland includes 1000s of job listings, and services for individuals, entrepreneurs and employers. Check it!

Corporate Accommodation
Agencies with expertise catering to employees on assignment in Finland; well-equipped apartments in central locations Finland-wide.Business Apartments

Summer Camps and Language Clubs
Fun, inspiring and adventurous language immersion camps and activities for kids and youths, with a growing variety for 2022!Join the fun

Safe Scooting
Traffic rules for scooters added to the Driving in Finland page. Also, traffic safety Stories for Children! Have a look

Nursing in Finland
Info about studying and practising as a registered nurse in Finland. Read more

Medical Finnish Language Courses
Ideal for healthcare professionals interested in working in Finland. Attain Finnish language skills for a medical environment, and integrate into the Finnish healthcare system. Read more

Online Shopping from non-EU Retailers
New import taxes and customs declaration rules are in effect from July 2021. More info

Summer University Season!
Eighteen summer universities are offering Finnish courses in 2021. Read more

Duolingo Finnish
The free, popular online course is included in the Finnish language training apps section. See the apps

A New Concept in Accommodation
Noli Studios' serviced apartments with hotel amenities are a unique alternative to Helsinki rental apartments. Katajanokka, Sörnäinen, Myyrmäki. Read more

Tailored Apartment, Tailored Furnishing
Furent helps you locate an apartment anywhere in Finland, then furnishes it the way you want! Furent info

Rental Apartments
Finland-wide Search in English! From studios to large homes.Kodisto.fi

Condo Project Accommodation
A leader in project accommodation, Condo arranges lodgings Finland-wide for teams of up to 200, as well as in Sweden. Corporate accommodation also available. Condo info

Car Hire Discount
5%-10% off at Rhino Car Hire for Expat Finland visitors! Over 50,000 locations worldwide. More info

Commercial Property
Finland-wide, Offices, restaurants, warehouses+ Property search

General Data Protection Regulation - GDPR
EU personal data regulation since 2018. Privacy

Fun Things

Finnish Jokes & Faux Pas
Jokes about Finland, and funny Finnglish! Have a laugh

Fingerpori in English
Famous comic strip; strange Finnish humour! Fingerpori!

Popular Things

Quick Guide
Living & working in Finland, step-by-step. See the Guide

All about it: finding, renting, buying, selling... Housing info

Expat Finland Social Media
Finnish fun, tips and news for Expats. Facebook

Finnish Things

All about Finland, by the Finland Promotion Board. finland.fi

Visit Finland
The official travel guide of Finland. visitfinland.com

Finland-wide events & activities in 20 languages. finterest.fi

Government Things

Embassies & Consulates
Foreign representation in Finland. Read more

Maahanmuuttovirasto (Migri)
Finnish Immigration Service. migri.fi

Social Insurance Institution of Finland. kela.fi

Finnish Tax Administration. tax.fi

How to run a business in Finland. suomi.fi

Useful Things

'Opening Hours'
Business hours for almost everything in Finland. aukioloajat.com

Finnish the Fun Way
Grab a gamified app and learn Finnish on the go! Apple iOS and Android. Check them

Finnish Calendar
Calendar showing week numbers, Finnish holidays, and name days. paivyri.fi

Everyman's Right
Your rights and responsibilities for use of others' private land for camping, hunting, fishing, berry picking and more. PDF See the PDF

Nice Things

Finnish Wallpapers
Turn your phone or computer into a view of the lake! See them

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