Mastering Finland
Mastering Finland
Mar 16, 2020
#7 Settling into Finland: Furniture, Groceries and Other Necessities
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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. 

Links:

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/

K-market https://www.k-ruoka.fi/

S-market https://www.s-kanava.fi/

Lidl https://www.lidl.fi/

Alko https://www.alko.fi/

Organic Shops Ruohonjuuri https://www.ruohonjuuri.fi/

Ekolo Kauppa https://www.ekolo.fi/

Waste Guide https://www.hsy.fi/fi/asukkaalle/lajittelujakierratys/Sivut/default.aspx 

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