Finnish exotics are different than in an Indian bazaar – When you jump out of your own bubble, you can be captivated in Finland too

Exotics is not about geographical distance, but about perspective and the sharpening of the senses, writes Riku Rantala in his column.

Moni rubbed his eyes when we decided to make a travel series about Finland on television.

“From Finland? It will not succeed, ”many said.

“In travel programs, the viewer is interested in exoticism and escapism. You won’t find them in Finland, ”said a television professional.

Personally, I was afraid the skeptics would be right. I was wrong, of course.

By Editor

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