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What should a tourist not do in Finland?

Finland is a Northern European nation bordering Sweden, Norway and Russia. Its capital, Helsinki, occupies a peninsula and surrounding islands in the Baltic Sea. Helsinki is home to the 18th-century sea fortress Suomenlinna, the fashionable Design District and diverse museums. The Northern Lights can be seen from the country’s Arctic Lapland province, a vast wilderness with national parks and ski resorts.

Capital: Helsinki
Dialing code: +358
Currency: Euro

1. Don’t Be Afraid if you see nakedness

In Finland, the entire society is much less body conscious than we are in the United States.If u see somepeople naked then don’t be afraid, there are a lot of this type of people by the way. It’s best to be cool and go with it. You’ll have a better time.

2. Don’t Compare Finland to The other countries

Sweden ruled over Finland for centuries, so Finns really don’t like to see their beloved country compared to the other countries. It’s better to avoid comparing.

3. If You Do Converse With a Finn, Don’t Interrupt Them

Honestly, in Finland, it’s important when conversing with the locals to let them finish their thought before you start speaking. Understanding is more imp. there rather than waiting for chance to staert speaking.

4. Give tip but not so much

In finland don’t give high tips.If you must tip, though, just round up to the nearest 5 or 10 Euro and call it a day.

5. Don’t Wear Shoes in the house

Don’t wear shoes in house. Take a glance or look where are the other shoes are kept..keep ur shoes there.

6. Make a pretty tight schedule and stick to it

When you’re visiting Finland, it’s best to keep a pretty solid schedule and stick to it.Especially if u visit any house or some local. They will not like if u visit them at a wrong time.

7. In General, Don’t Be Afraid to Open Up

The Finnish people are extremely passionate about sports, local events, politics, and a wide variety of other subjects. If you just allow yourself to open up (and ignore the hateful stare) you just might enjoy and have a great time in one of the most beautiful country in the world.

Author-Justin Andress

Images taken from the below website

MORE INFORMATION: 13 Things Not to Do in Finland

Finland travel guide

 

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