"Local customs to remember" Finland Local Custom Tip by sabsi

Finland Local Customs: 156 reviews and 110 photos

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by sabsi

Hmmm where should I start, there are so many unique <b>Finnish things to remember</b>... OK...

1) Take your
<b>shoes</b> off when entering a flat!

2) Be aware that students love to wear <b>overalls</b> at parties...I never understood that tradition actually ;-)

3) There are <b>traffic lights</b> at the other side of the intersection. Don't (like me!) start wondering how on earth the drivers see the lights when they wait next to it ;-)

4) Remember that Finns don't <b>talk</b> a lot until you know them better!

5) Say <b>Kiitos</b> instead of Thank you and everyone will love it!

6) Most cafes are <b>self-service</b>.

7) My favourite cultural feature: Buy fresh <b>peas</b> at the market and eat them everywhere you go!

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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