Linda and Niko with Daniela & Leire

Finnish couple Linda and Niko are living their life to the fullest in the middle of the Baltic Sea on a lighthouse island with their Chihuahua Helmi.

This summer, they will have two visitors that live and work in the UK but originally hail from Southern Europe. Italian Daniela heard about the Rent a Finn campaign from an Italian radio station and decided to ask her Spanish friend Leire to apply with her. They made a cheery application video together and got selected for a visit.

In their home countries, they both lived close to the sea and now have a unique chance to see the Finnish Archipelago while visiting the southernmost island of Finland, Utö. There they will have a chance to reconnect with nature on a sailing trip and meet the friendly people of the island.

Both Daniela and Leire are eagerly waiting for the opportunity to learn more about Finnish culture, serenity and happiness during their trip in early August.

Time of visit: 1.–3.8.2019