1, Untouched, unspoiled, vast nature, sharp clean air, idyllic woodland lakes, endless, thick forests, Northern exoticness
2. Spotless cities, modern architecture defined by clean lines, and minimalist interiors, tasteful moderatism
3. Most of the people speak English with a distinctive, lovely accent
4. The way Finns enjoy their short summers; otherwise, they do a lot of outdoor leisure activities throughout the year, many have rural cottages.
5. Having an authentic Finnish sauna experience with frequent jumps into the cold lake
6. The vivid colored wooden houses in the Old Town of Porvoo
7. Delicious rye-breads, the creative use of wild berries in the Finnish cuisine
8. Perfect public safety, peaceful ambience
9. Finns seemed to us honest, modest, friendly in their own, reserved way - nonexistent uproar.
10. The likable peculiarity of Lapland, the traditionalist way of life of the Lapps
11. Sorry, a very private remark: remembering my love story in Taavetti
1. High price level compared to most European countries, more expensive than Sweden, however cheaper than Norway
2. Finns are reserved, not easy to make friendships, many of them are narrow-minded (those who are not traveling abroad), very introvert, not talkative at all with foreigners
3. Capricious weather, short springs
4. Not easy to discover the most important attractions because of the long distances
5. Helsinki as a tourist destination is far less exciting than Copenhagen and Stockholm, compared to Oslo is so-so
6. Finland does not have any world-class cultural attraction; cities are somewhat ,,juiceless"
7. Physically the Finns are not as attractive as the Scandinavians.
8. The drunkards leaving pubs and night clubs are a bit. frightening
9. We came across some locals who were not keen to help us in orientation, likely because of laziness
10. In Finland, there are lots of unique “rules” and “norms,” and well, if you - dare break them, you get a lot of rude responses from the locals.Erehtyminen on inhimillistä