For the fifth year in a row, Finland has been chosen as the happiest country in the world according to the World Happiness Report.
Happiness has been evaluated by six key factors: standard of living, social support, healthy life expectancy, freedom to make your own life choices, generosity, and freedom from corruption.
In addition, a survey has been conducted which 1, 000 people have responded from each of the 150 participating countries. The results are compared with the results of the previous two years.
The pandemic has caused unhappiness, but in return, good actions have been found to have increased.
Finland, like other Nordic countries, has strong social cohesion, an excellent balance between work and family life and free education and health care.
One of the greatest sources of happiness for Finns is nature.
Why are we so happy?
Finland is not perfect, but we have many great things to be proud of.
In Finland human rights are respected and its one of the best places for mothers.
The education system is excellent, one of the best in the world.
Gender equality and balance between work and family life are also praised.
Environmental policy is also major thing in Finland.
Why travel to Finland?
Finland has wild and beautiful nature. There are thousands of lakes, surrounded by forests and valleys.
Finland has snow covered fells, untouched nature as long as your eyes can see, and magnificent northern lights.
Everyman’s rights also known as freedom to roam allows everyone to enjoy nature and take advantage of it, as long as it does not disturb others.
You can for example set up a tent almost everywhere and stay for the night.
Finnish nature provides a home for wonderful wildlife, such as wolves, bears and lynxes.
There are beautiful nature parks everywhere in Finland from north to south, where you can meet for example eagles, reindeers, and grouses.
Finland has magnificent architecture, which is strongly related to nature. well-known and respected architect Alvar Aalto has created impressive and timeless buildings that enchant the traveler with the use of natural materials, simple shapes, and lines.
The capital Helsinki offers culinary delights, art and culture and beautiful architecture. Whether you want relaxation or a lively night life, Helsinki offers both.
Stunning Lapland enchants the traveler with its exotism.
It’s not possible to talk about Finland, without mentioning the Finnish sauna or Santa Claus. These are a matter of pride for Finns.
The magical Santa´s village is located in Rovaniemi, and it provides experiences every day of the year.
In the village you will meet Santa, cross the Arctic Circle, and send a letter to a friend with a unique Arctic Circle special stamp and meet Santa´s reindeers.
The Finnish sauna is very important part of Finnish culture. Sauna is an excellent place to nurture health and relaxation, but it is also a meeting place for business meetings and celebrations.
You can find public saunas all over Finland. How would you feel to have a sauna at a height of 40 meters?
This is possible in Helsinki Market Square Sky wheel Ferris wheel in its own sauna carriage in the middle of the city.
The bravest go to ice swimming in connection with the sauna. Do you dare?
Finland is a very safe country, and the people are friendly and helpful. There is something for everyone in Finland.
It is no coincidence, that for the fifth year in a row, Finland is the happiest country in a world!