24 Dec '11, 1am

The eco travel guide to Finland

It's certainly quite unlike anywhere else in the Scandinavian bloc, with Finnish bearing more resemblance to Hungarian than Swedish, Danish or Norwegian, and a culture that owes as much to Russia as it does to Sweden. Finns tend to do their own thing and are much the better for it. Whether it’s wife-carrying competitions or air guitar world championships, the Finns aren’t afraid to try something different in the pursuit of fun. Capital city, Helsinki, is the quirky national character rendered in stone, boasting an eclectic mix of cutting edge and quaintly traditional. What's more, it has some of the best, if boisterous, bars in Scandinavia, ranging from the ultra-chic to the totally bizarre. In one respect, though, the Finns are like their fellow Scandinavians: design. Along with phone giant, Nokia, the country is home to ultra-cool homeware label, Marimekko and a raft of ...

Full article: http://www.enn.com/wildlife/article/43771

Tweets

The eco travel guide to Finland: Finland has be...

enn.com 26 Dec '11, 2pm

It's certainly quite unlike anywhere else in the Scandinavian bloc, with Finnish bearing more resemblance to Hungarian tha...

Shop your shade of green! Why do you buy "eco" ...

ecofashionworld.com 24 Dec '11, 3pm

Eco fashion is a generic term that can mean many things. To us, eco fashion is a holistic concept that refers to all fashi...

Whiteapricot, eco, eco fashion, eco friendly ...: Eco Clothing, Natural Beauty, Green Livi...

Whiteapricot, eco, eco fashion, eco friendly .....

whiteapricot.com 27 Dec '11, 6am

For nearly five years, White Apricot’s staff has been trying hundreds of natural and organic beauty products, and sharing ...

Travel with a purpose: Besides Japanese compani...

todayonline.com 25 Dec '11, 9pm

Japan's triple tragedy at Fukushima in March led to an international outpouring of sympathy and support. Besides Japanese ...

Save Costa Rica's Wildlife from Electrocution |...

care2.com 23 Dec '11, 7am

Having just returned from Costa Rica, I was certainly unaware of this situation. I actually did see them crossing along wi...

Report Looks Into The Effect of Large Scale Solar Projects on Wildlife

Report Looks Into The Effect of Large Scale Sol...

solarfeeds.com 24 Dec '11, 2am

Not many can agree about how utility-scale solar projects, like those in the U.S. desert Southwest, will impact wildlife, ...

Make Your Way Through the Holidays with Bust Magazine's DIY Guide to Life

Make Your Way Through the Holidays with Bust Ma...

treehugger.com 24 Dec '11, 1pm

If you like to stay busy even when you have time off, The Bust DIY Guide to Life ($19.77, Amazon ) offers a bevy of projec...

Singapore Travel Guide

focussingapore.com 19 Dec '11, 6am

Carry a sunglass as it is always sunny and bright. You can avail money changing services at Changi Airports and at majorit...

@ecofashionworld Thank you for posting this! Find #ecofashion by brand, store, category, eco criteria or country!

@ecofashionworld Thank you for posting this! Fi...

ecofashionworld.com 02 Jan '12, 12am

Eco Fashion World's GUIDE is your essential resource to sustainable designer brands and online eco fashion stores. Click o...