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[Vol. 8] The Secret of Warmth

For most Finns, wool socks are very essential for their winter.
Wearing a pair of traditional wool socks and sitting next to the fireplace is a miniature of the ideal Finnish winter lifestyle.

To find out how the traditional wool socks are made,
we paid a visit to Helsingin Villasukkatehdas— meaning Helsinki Wool Sock Factory.
It is the only traditional wool sock factory in Finland that’s using carded wool yarn,
and very possibly the only one in the world. 

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[Vol. 7] No Fish Today

What have you planned for the weekends? ⁣⁣
How about going fishing with your friends? ⁣⁣
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The magic of Finland’s nature is,⁣⁣
it calms you down. ⁣⁣
No matter what you have came through during the week,⁣⁣
the nature brings you back to peacefulness. ⁣⁣
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Just walking in the forest,⁣⁣
fishing by the lake,⁣⁣
staying with your best friends,⁣⁣
you will love it. ⁣⁣
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Days are getting colder,⁣⁣
remember to keep yourself warm.⁣⁣
We just bought some new items for this season,⁣⁣
after this fishing trip we want to share some with you.⁣⁣
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[Vol. 5] Nordic Life – Living in Helsinki as a Barista

When talking about Nordic life, many will have a relaxed feeling. The elements such as coffee, bike, jogging, nature, sea, etc. together have built a lifestyle that many people are dreaming for.

And who have formed these elements in our cities? Like you, we are also curious who are adding fineness to our life little by little, in Nordic Life series, 5pm Magazine will discover the stories with you together.

This time, we are going to know about a talented barista living and working in Helsinki.

Andrew (@thefriendlysamoan), a barista at Kaffa Roastery. He moved from New Zealand to Helsinki 6 years ago. He worked at Johan & Nyström Coffee for 2 years, Café Kokko for 1 year before Kaffa Roastery. His faith in coffee is to make people happy.

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