Big cities in Finland are growing even as the countryside empties – at least we pay our mortgages (unlike the Swedes)

Jätkäsaari, Helsinki, Finland.

Finland’s capital city Helsinki attracts more than just tourists. Don’t get me wrong: tourists are great and without them, we would not have anyone to brag to about Finnish sauna or our achievements in ice hockey. Jokes aside. The metropolitan area of Helsinki, which includes Espoo and Vantaa, has around 1.5 million inhabitants. In Helsinki [...]