Five reasons to visit Finland

By far the most common question I get asked when I meet people these days is “why Finland?”  For me, Finland represented something completely foreign and unknown, at the extreme opposite end of the world from my home town. So beside the unique medical research opportunities available in Helsinki, the challenge of stepping outside my comfort…

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Exploring Lapland: 5 things to do in Finland’s snowy north

Over the Easter break a few friends and I decided to head up to northern Finland to catch the last of the snow, experience the magic of the Game of Thrones themed Snow Village and have some outdoor adventures in Finland’s stunning northern-most province. With 4 commercial airports in Lapland, flying is by far the most convenient,…

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