Happy Birthday Johan Ludvig Runeberg!

Today in Finland we celebrate Runeberg’s Day. J.L. Runeberg (1804-1877) is Finland’s national poet and the writer of our national anthem. A while back, I visited his home – now a museum – in the quaint town of Porvoo.

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Share Your World, Week 48

I missed last week’s Share Your World but now I’m back on track with answers to Cee’s questions. Read on to find out why my life’s like a movie…

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Thursday Doors

Porvoo, a quaint town in Finland has doors to please everyone. Here’s just a handful.

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Independence Day – Itsenรคisyyspรคivรค

Finland became independent from Russia on the 6th of December 1917. Porvoo is the second oldest town in Finland. You will find that it is very busy during the summer months, full of locals enjoying the sun and tourists in for day trips.

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