When one imagines winter in Finland, a number of images will almost instantly be conjured up. No matter what it is you do imagine, snow and darkness will figure in the majority of these images. Finland is one of the most northernmost occupied areas in the world, and as a result, long periods of darkness are nothing new for locals.
It’s no secret that the world is slowly making the shift towards the digitalization of currencies. Digital or virtual is becoming the new standard. There is no denying that in the past several years, the market for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin continues to flourish. Even faced with regulations and restrictions in some parts of the world, Bitcoin remains standing. What’s more, interest in Bitcoin is on the rise more than ever.
Helsinki has an extraordinarily well-functioning corporate environment, one of the world's most brilliant workforces, and strong R&D investment figures to show for it. It's also a safe, secure, and clean region with a high level of life and welfare. Helsinki is known for developing urban solutions in collaboration with corporations, research institutes, and residents. A characteristic feature of Helsinki is to develop solutions in cooperation with businesses, research institutions, and citizens.
The heatwave is gone and a record high-temperature month is behind us, but August is just starting with even more pleasant weather forecasted. For those who still have some vacation left; here are 5 tips for an eco-friendly end of summer so you can enjoy the rest of your summer in the greenest way possible.
The Northern Baltic region that is Finland, is certainly a beautiful country to visit, with plenty of culture attached to it. Whether you decide to visit here for business or pleasure, you should be happy to hear that there are so many underrated things to know about the region here.
As the globe is moving out of the pandemic era week by week, many believe that the society will never be the same. The way we live, work, socialise and travel may have changed for good. Many of the changes are in fact considered positive and progressive. One of these, on which not every one agrees is remote working.
A lot has changed during the last 12 months. People are spending more time at home and the internet has evolved from being a luxury to a basic necessity of life due to the rise of remote working, distance learning and online grocery shopping.
As so many aspects of our lives have been affected and altered by the sudden shift to digital, it is fair to say that our perceptions of what is possible have changed with it.
The number of fatal water accidents decreased significantly in 2020. 30 people died in water transport. Most accidents occurred when a rowing boat or small motorboat capsized or tilted. The use of life jackets is one of the most effective ways to prevent drowning deaths in waterborne traffic.
In 2020, there were a total of 2,204 waterborne accidents.
“Do we still remember that wonderful feeling of excitement and anticipation related to the Mid Summer period and summer celebrations in general? Kasarmitori Summer will celebrate freedom and safe opportunities to meet others,” says Linda Bergroth, who designed the look and layout of the concept with WSP experts.
Even the streets leading to the terrace will get visitors ready to celebrate and enjoy summer,
Accidents caused by bad driving conditions have been a talking point again this winter. People tend to forget the instructions taught in driving school, and the weather conditions can surprise drivers during driving. The speed limits differ in Finland depending on whether it is winter or summer. During the winter, the roads are often slippery. Ice and snow make braking distances considerably longer. For that reason, the speed limits are also lowered for winter.