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Heidi Sonne
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Myth of solo cinema
  Somebody you know goes alone to the movies on a Saturday night. Do you feel sad for the
person for going all alone (sing: All
by my seeelfff) OR do you respect this person for not being afraid of being
alone? (this time I sing: I want to be all by my self...
Myth of solo cinema
Myth of solo cinema
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What we miss the most when living abroad
  The other day I asked myself a question. What
do I miss the most from Finland? The first thought I had in mind was insane. On
the top of my materialistic mind was dry
shampoo . I sincerely asked myself whether I am going crazy or am I plainly
materialisti...
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How to Sauna – in Portugal
As Portugal is in carnival mood,
I decided to seize the day and go to the gym. After a complete and well
done workout I headed to the sauna. As we Finns like to think – the sauna is a place
where you sweat out the stress and anxiety of life. All the toxins ...
How to Sauna – in Portugal
How to Sauna – in Portugal
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A traveling Heidi and crazy taxi drivers
Work has
taken me several times to Germany and once to UK in the past weeks. There is
one thing in common with all working trips (not only Bircher muesli and my
incredible capability of finding it everywhere). I have met
some cray-ass-bem-louco taxi drivers...
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Pick your apartment wisely
This is important folks! When you move to Portugal it is good to have some standard knowledge of the apartment you are going to live in. ...it applies also for Spain... and probably any country :D  Jumping into a time machine, taking us almost two years bac...
Pick your apartment wisely
Pick your apartment wisely
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I met Scandinavians
I was super duper excited to meet people from the North a while a go, when I participated in a business meeting abroad. Excitement overload - reunite with the blondes. Long story short. I was astonished of the way people behaved. The Nordic people claim tha...
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My not so Portuguese neighbourhood
I live in the very heart of Lisbon , however my neighborhood is the least Portuguese place in town. Welcome to small India! Don't take me wrong, I really enjoy living here. Not so many years ago, this centrally located neighborhood was one of the worst neig...
My not so Portuguese neighbourhood
My not so Portuguese neighbourhood
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Different personalities in different cultures
It is actually true. I was not sure whether to define it as, language-personality or culture-personality change. Language is part of culture and therefore I thought it was proper to define it as culture personality. I noticed this personality change when I ...
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Visit to the emergency - Portuguese style
We were supposed to have a nice sunny Saturday, slow brekkie, thesis (uff), lunch and then off to the park to read our books (in Portuguese!!). However, Nik slit his finger with a knife. Fiskars knives are efficient - we know now. So off we went to the near...
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Portuguese manners for beginner
Surprisingly, the Portuguese are like the Finns. Closed people who do not want to make too much noise. Note: Does not apply when drunk. On neither one. Working in Portugal has been the closest thing to culture exposure. I also studied (still do) at the Univ...
Portuguese manners for beginner
Portuguese manners for beginner
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