Helsinki - Post Report Question and Answers
What are the particular advantages of living in this city?
Very little traffic, if ever. Everything relatively close. Amazing restaurants. - Dec 2022
Clean air, clean water, district heating (instantaneous, unlimited heat and hot water for all residences), comprehensive public transport, and a decent arts and culture scene. - Oct 2018
Great Medical care. Very Safe. The most pedestrian and bicycle friendly country I have ever been to. Locals are very active in sports/fitness all year round. It's central location in the Baltic Sea makes it convenient, cheap, and quick to travel to any country in the Baltic, Central Europe, and Eastern European countries. Neighboring countries can be reached by rail, ship, or air, quickly, conveniently, and cheaply. The cleanest country I have ever been to. Tap water tastes like bottled water. The public transportation system of trolleys, buses, and trains is very efficient and convenient. Unfortunately, it is very expensive. A 20-minute taxi ride will cost you approximately 50 Euro. - Jul 2012
The best thing about Finland is the outdoor sports. People are outside no matter what the weather is. - Jan 2011
Clean and safe. Most people speak English. Long summer days. Easy access to other countries. - May 2010