One might wonder what a single-chamber parliament, dish drying cabinets and text messaging have in common. Or what the link is between maternity packs, xylitol, the sauna and free school meals. The answer is simple: they are all Finnish social innovations.
In Finland, as ..
22 Places You Absolutely Must See in Finland is a photographic introduction to Finland's most important and most beautiful travel destinations. Whether visiting Finland for three days or three weeks, this book shows you the places you don't want to miss. With its beautiful p..
Treat yourself to a tasty trip to Finland! This beautiful full-color booklet offers 36 practical and delicious recipes, giving an up-to-date look at how Finns eat the classics today. Start your journey with Finnish potato salad and gravlox, then dive into Finnish cabbage rol..
Ancient Powers of the Baltic Sea presents an alternative, sea-centered view of the history of the nations surrounding the Baltic Sea. Pre-eminent Finnish historian Matti Klinge presents, in five chapters and with plentiful black and white illustrations, theories as to the ov..
This little hardcover book offers a snapshot of the archipelago between Finland and Sweden. Photographs of lighthouses and other island sights are accompanied with map coordinates of their locations, and recipes from the islands give a taste of archipelago culture.
Suomen karismaattisimman kiekkomiehen tarina paljastaa Juhani Tammisen todelliset kasvot. Don Tami on rautainen kertomus turkulaisen edelläkävijän matkasta maajoukkuejääkiekkoilijaksi, valmentajaksi ja huippukommentaattoriksi. Kirja on kuin täydellinen rannelaukaus: kova, su..
This lovely, bilingual cookbook gives a great overview of Finnish food culture. Sections on the regions of Karelia, Savo, Häme, the archipelago, Ostrobothnia and Lapland take you on a culinary tour of the country, with information on the historical food traditions of the dif..
Diana Webster came to Finland in 1952 for nine months - and is there still. Finland Forever tells of those first months, when she came straight from Oxford to teach English to the Finns. "I was very well educated and astonishingly ignorant," she says. "I knew almost nothing ..
This plentifully illustrated overall presentation of Finnish history covers the lines of development of the country's political history, along with its economic and cultural history. The main emphasis is on the events in Finland after 1809 and especially in independent Finla..
Whether you're planning a trip to Finland or need a map for reference, this sturdy, laminated road map is an essential aid. The map is easy folding and includes 90 tourist attractions, giving a brief description and the location of each. One side of the map depicts northern ..
Pirkko-Liisa Luohenjoki-Schulman and Kaius Hedenström
Finland may be the land of a thousand lakes, but it's also the land of a thousand museums! This illustrated cultural and historical guide leads you to the best art, architecture, historical and natural sights in Finland. A chapter is devoted to each of Finland's 21 tradition..
This beautiful hardcover book presents 18 recent projects from around the world by Finnish architects. The projects include schools, housing, churches, museums, concert halls and more: experience the Finland Pavilion at the 2010 Expo in Shanghai, the Helsinki Music Hall, and..
This charming book describes the traditional Finnish way of life and old Finnish customs and beliefs. The book is packed with imaginative photographs starring detailed elf figurines set in old Finnish houses, barns and landscapes, doing chores, tending to animals and celebra..
This lovely book provides the lyrics and music for 34 Finnish folk songs, with lyrics in both Finnish and English. The songs are accompanied with beautiful scenic photographs of the Finnish countryside, forest, and seaside. A CD is included, with the first verse of 16 songs ..
Finnish Folklore is a fascinating and wide ranging book, providing the reader with a tremendous amount of information about Finnish folklore past and present as well as a wealth of folklore materials. The text covers the Finnish methods of folkloristics, the regional cu..