VALENTINE’S DAY PARTY

In Finland, Valentine’s Day is called the “Friend’s Day” and as the name indicates, this day is more about remembering friends, not significant others. The day has no romantic content, instead people send cards and gifts to their friends. Valentine’s Day celebration came to Finland quite late which might be the reason why it led to it’s […]

MIDSUMMER’S EVE

Midsummer is a huge deal in my home country Finland and originally a celebration of the summer solstice, it is typically spent at a summer cottages in the countryside. Bonfires, sauna, swimming, BBQ, boating, casting Midsummer spells, cold beverages and partying hard are typical traditions in Midsummer celebrations. Last year I attended the Swedish Midsummer […]

DOWNTOWN CRUISE IN NYC

Last week we had some work-related fun when City Guide organized their Concierge cruise together with Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises. As a water-sign myself (Pisces) I love being on the water and find such peace in water elements. This specific cruise was nothing sort of peaceful though, but dance packed party extravaganza. Music was loud, […]