There’s no one-size-fits-all rule for settling into expat life in a new country, but here are a few helpful articles and personal stories that may help make your move a little easier.

Finnish is often said to be one of the most difficult languages. My mother tongue is Japanese and I started learning English when I was eight. After I got accepted for a Master’s degree programme at a Finnish university, I started learning Finnish as my third language and the journey has been tough… Read more
An engineer by trade who arrived in Finland as a student, Mercy is now a working mother of four. In her blog, Simply Finnoy Mom, she shares about life in Finland, its culture and her journey of motherhood in a country she considers amazing. To see more of her posts, check out her blog and follow… Read more
Daiki Yoshikawa is a Japanese businessman enjoying life in Helsinki as a blogger, sauna enthusiast and nature lover. Daiki shares his experiences and information about living in Finland on his blog Finland Life Lessons. Find him talking about Finnish culture and traditions on his blog and be sure… Read more
Paola, an Italian expat living in Espoo is a full-time working professional with a tech job. She is also a mother and writes on her blog The Elephant Mum about her multicultural family adventure. She talks about adoption, bilingualism and her work-life balance as a working parent. Follow her on… Read more

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