New Address, New Neighbors

Rovaniemi. I have memorised our new address and navigated my way to closest supermarkets. We have walked around our block. We have found the longest and shortest ways to the city centrum. We have settled into our new home. Even Remu seems to be alright with this life changing move that we decided on without…

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Saying Goodbye: We’re Moving Again

It’s been a chaos of a week. Not only have I traveled around 2000 kilometers, but I have packed all my property in two different places, stayed in four different places and had high fewer while doing it. When I started my journey to Southern Finland to pack my belongings there I had time and…

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Thoughts about Jyväskylä

We thought about moving to Jyväskylä for a good while. It is Artos hometown and therefore was one of our options where to start building our life. It is one of the most beautiful and exciting summer cities in Finland. You have a lake, a harbour, centrum and Yläkaupunki which is something like Kallio, but a…

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Floral Edition

It seems that our time in Rantajärvi is coming to an end. The feeling of coming home is overwhelming. Whether it’s coming to your parents’ home or coming home to your own after traveling. It’s about the peace of mind that comes from the feeling of pure love. It’s about the calmness of seeing your…

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Our House in a Village of 66 People

Last night we broke in our living room. We haven’t been spending more than an hour at home since we moved in few weeks ago (except for sleeping), so this was a big thing for us. Rantajärvi is a small village in Övertorneå, Sweden with the overall population according to Wikipedia is 66 people. As…

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New Year, New Struggles – kinda thing

I have been living in Sweden for over a week now! (Wohoo!) After the struggles of the first few days with my phone connection and the anxiety of actually being here, I have settled here. We have yet not unpacked our stuff nor have we been spending other than nights at home. I have come…

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How I Feel About Moving to Sweden?

I believe people are already calming down for Christmas and are spending time with their families, but not me. My Christmas started with emptying my old apartment and running round in circles for no particular reason but stress. This stress I am implying, comes from my weird holiday plans to move to Sweden. I am…

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