Turning a house into a home is a process but having to do it alone while in a foreign country can seem like a daunting task. Petra and Jean talk about their experience of settling into Finland and share tips on where to buy furniture, groceries and eco-friendly items! They also touch on recycling practices and the many specific dietary needs Finland caters to with all their products.
Jysk (furniture store) https://jysk.fi/
Ikea (furniture store) https://www.ikea.com/fi/
Second-hand shops Kirpputori (Kirppis) = a Finnish name for a flea market/second-hand shop Sovatek (furniture and other items) http://www.sovatek.fi/kierratyskauppa.html UFF (mostly clothes) http://uff.fi/in-english/
Student restaurants (Jyväskylä) https://www.jyu.fi/en/study/day-to-day-life-housing-and-free-time/student-restaurants
Student restaurants (Helsinki) https://unicafe.fi/en/
Organic Shops Ruohonjuuri https://www.ruohonjuuri.fi/
Ekolo Kauppa https://www.ekolo.fi/