Are foreign men really in high demand in Finland?

A recent report in Helsingin Sanomat and Helsinki Times stated that many Finnish women are on the lookout specifically for foreign men.

Drawing on the achievements of a certain Todd, this Australian engineer boasted a notch on his bedpost for almost all of the nine weeks he was here on a recent work trip. Lucky for him, sure, but is this truly a phenomenon?

Tracking devices make their way to the mainstream.

NOTHING is worse than losing your keys, other than your wallet, than is.

Seeking to make all of this a bygone memory, tech companies have scrambled to come up with tracking devices that can be easily slipped into your wallet, or conveniently hung on your keychain. What makes these really come into their own is their traceability on your smartphone.

“How was your summer?”…oh that dreaded question. No doubt most of us have returned to work and the golden days of heat and light seem far, far away. But let’s cast our memories back to the not so distant past and recall – but not quite put a cap on – Helsinki, Summer Edition v.2014.

Atlanta, Georgia is not an obvious city. Your store-bought guidebook is useless. Most likely the person behind the desk at your hotel is too. You are going to need a guide. Hi, I’m a 38-year-old native and I want you to love this city as much as I do. But first, a brief history.

CultureDude is an online platform that provides cultural tips and tricks to avoid awkward intercultural encounters.

Imagine this scenario: you are in Peru, and you’ve been invited to a friend’s house for dinner. Do you bring wine or something non-alcoholic? Once you have arrived, should you offer a hug, a handshake, or a peck on the cheek? Or perhaps you’re in Australia. Is it culturally appropriate to enjoy a relaxing moment in the sauna naked? Well, avoid unnecessary embarrassment (and possible arrest), as unlike in Finland, the answer is no, you should always wear an item of clothing when you visit a public sauna Down Under.