2 Winters so inspiring they drive you to existential poetry and deep contemplation. And suicide.
3 Manic summers. Mostly spent drinking vodka.
4 The national trait, sisu, meaning gutsy or resilient. Needed at Molineux.
5 The delights of reindeer, snow grouse and many other indigenous species. Best enjoyed stewed, and accompanied with vodka.
6 The hundreds of thousands of young, Swedish women looking to spend money and have a good time that are the largest single group of tourists to Finland. (West Midlands tourists come mainly from the East Midlands.)
7 The state beer, wine and spirit outlet, Alko.
8 Kristiinakaupunki, an unspoilt town founded in 1649. Its narrowest street, Catwhipper's Lane, is 299cm wide.
9 Finnish humour. Involves vodka and a smile.
10 The real Santa Claus of Finnish Lapland. Rosy-cheeked and happy.Reuse content