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by alma-helsinki
Thu Mar 03, 2011 6:10 pm
Forum: Living in Finland
Topic: Leaving Finalnd question
Replies: 4
Views: 420

Leaving Finalnd question

Hi, I am leaving Finland, i will live in South America at least for a year. Can anyone tell me what institutions i have to inform about this move: Maistraatti ? Kela? (i am covered by KELA, on the basis of unemployment at the moment.) Will i loose my benefits, anyone has similar experience? Ah, and ...
by alma-helsinki
Mon Apr 07, 2008 8:56 pm
Forum: Culture & Cuisine
Topic: Suggest a rantasauna in west-south Finland
Replies: 3
Views: 629

Re: Suggest a rantasauna in west-south Finland

Thank you for suggestions!
by alma-helsinki
Thu Apr 03, 2008 5:55 pm
Forum: Culture & Cuisine
Topic: Suggest a rantasauna in west-south Finland
Replies: 3
Views: 629

Suggest a rantasauna in west-south Finland

Hi guys :!: the sun came out and we are desperately making plans to go out of Helsinki for a weekend. Does anybody know a nice place in nature by the lake, sea with sauna to stay, that would be opened this time of the year (April)? Any suggestions are welcome, we can go as far as 200km form HElsinki...
by alma-helsinki
Sat Jul 14, 2007 11:09 pm
Forum: Living in Finland
Topic: Renting/leasing cars
Replies: 7
Views: 1804

Try joining the city car club in Helsinki, for 6th months it might pay off.
http://www.citycarclub.net
by alma-helsinki
Tue May 08, 2007 11:36 pm
Forum: Living in Finland
Topic: Information needed...Bike sale in poliisi?
Replies: 5
Views: 978

Information needed...Bike sale in poliisi?

Hi! I know some people bought their second hand bikes in poliisi in Helsinki. Anybody knows about that? When does the police have these sales and where to go? i looked at poliisi website, there is some info but it is in finnish, can anybody tell me when is the next sale and how does this work? I nee...
by alma-helsinki
Fri Sep 29, 2006 4:41 pm
Forum: Living in Finland
Topic: private health care
Replies: 4
Views: 798

HI! following the topic, could anybody provide approximate prices for simple dental procedure (tooth check, filling, whatever more is needed) in private and not private institutions? :? - i have no idea what so ever, and would need to fix my tooth, which starts bothering me. I know KELA compensates ...
by alma-helsinki
Thu Sep 14, 2006 5:39 pm
Forum: Moving To Finland
Topic: Get married to American, would they get Finnish citizenship?
Replies: 11
Views: 1906

Jussi wrote:Yes, Of course. :twisted: ..it is an official language of this country....but you still need the 4 winters living here... :twisted:
Well, it's my fourth coming :lol:
by alma-helsinki
Mon Sep 11, 2006 8:21 pm
Forum: Moving To Finland
Topic: Get married to American, would they get Finnish citizenship?
Replies: 11
Views: 1906

hmmmm, interesting, so can i get a finnish citizenship by passing a swedish language test? :roll:
by alma-helsinki
Thu Sep 07, 2006 1:47 pm
Forum: Living in Finland
Topic: SONY VAIO LAPTOP REPAIRS??
Replies: 4
Views: 1106

alma-helsinki wrote:NilesC,

The above mentioned powermill, doesn't fix Sony.
but they have responded that Infocare might help. :idea:
by alma-helsinki
Mon Sep 04, 2006 2:32 pm
Forum: Living in Finland
Topic: SONY VAIO LAPTOP REPAIRS??
Replies: 4
Views: 1106

NilesC,

i also have problems with my SONY VAIO, there is something wrong with sound system. i would apreciate if you keep me informed, where you got yours fixed.
The above mentioned powermill, doesn't fix Sony.

Thanks in advance.
by alma-helsinki
Fri Aug 25, 2006 2:15 pm
Forum: Living in Finland
Topic: State hospitals not for tourists?
Replies: 16
Views: 1629

Hi :)
i have another kind of question: beeing an Eu-national (not Finish) and living in Finland, having KELA etc. how and where can i get the above mentioned European Health card :?:
by alma-helsinki
Fri Nov 11, 2005 5:37 pm
Forum: Living in Finland
Topic: Sweetened Condensed/Evaporated Milk, anyone?
Replies: 45
Views: 9822

Xochiquetzal wrote:If you want the American brand (Borden's, I think) they have it at Behnford's in the WTC downtown Helsinki.
what is this place?is it a shop? can you tell more, how to find it? i would like to check it out :roll:

:arrow: As for condenced milk - i found once in STOCKMANN.
by alma-helsinki
Thu Nov 03, 2005 1:52 pm
Forum: Families in Finland
Topic: Little spanish-speakers
Replies: 2
Views: 580

i don't know if it would help, but in Helsinki there is spanish speaking kindergarden called 'mi casita', maybe they can help if you ask there?

saludos!!

alma
by alma-helsinki
Fri Oct 21, 2005 5:39 pm
Forum: Culture & Cuisine
Topic: Peruvian Food in Hki
Replies: 8
Views: 1480

hi! thanks for info! gonna check this out! Regarding inka cola, your chances are very low, there is one place: a Kioski in the Senats square, squeezed in between other shops, which i guess is opened only in summer. The kioski keeper is a peruvian woman importing some things from peru, but she haven'...
by alma-helsinki
Thu Oct 06, 2005 11:38 am
Forum: Moving To Finland
Topic: Work permit for new EU country
Replies: 2
Views: 572

Hi! as far as i know, if you have had a work permit for 2 years , you don't need to extend it(get a new one). But in your case it is 1 year.. can i ask you if you had any work permit for that 1 year you were here? Maybe that will do and you can keep on working? If you call 'migration' the could tell...