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This March, we made a “Go North” trip to the northern Finland. When we were planning for the trip, we asked ourselves:

“How about driving through the forests?”

“How about going to somewhere even in the north?”

Then we found Nellim on the map, we believed that’s where we would go. The result is we experienced a life we never had, we could be so close to the nature life, we sat by the fire in a yurt with visitors from different countries, we fell asleep under the starry sky, and much more.

Here we highlighted some memories from the “Go North” trip. Scroll down, let’s go north!

 

Special thanks to Wilderness Nellim, Hertz, Partioaitta, Beyond, Vitamin Well for the supports in this trip.

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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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Introduction

While I stayed at an Airbnb in Helsinki, I was impressed by the interior and overall experience of the stay. I became interested to know the man behind this heart-warming flat for travelers away from home, so I contacted its owner Joe.

Woolshed is the place we were meeting, it is a bar & restaurant with a warm name owned by Joe, who is originally from Australia and currently living in Helsinki.

The place is in the city center, right next to Helsinki railway station. When we went in, this sheep shearing-themed space instantly warmed us up with its wooden constructs and thoughtful decors on the walls. Joe was waving to us, with a casual street outfit.

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Have you noticed the daytime is getting longer day by day?

Although it is still cold in most Nordic cities, more people have taken off their heavy coats, walking on the street in styles.

On this day, we are going to spend several hours with a friend, and note down the good moments of the day.

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