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How I Survived My Sick Day in Helsinki

While traveling solo in Finland, feeling both ill and ill-prepared led one writer on a journey to uncover the smaller delights of its culture.

Illustrations by Ryan Johnson

I forced my eyes open, blankly stared at the ceiling, and groaned. This was not good. I had just arrived…




Airbnb Magazine celebrates humanity wherever it exists: across borders, time zones, languages, and skin tones.

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Rachel Chang

Rachel Chang

Fueled by wanderlust, fulfilled by adventure. Travel, entertainment and lifestyle writer and editor. Alum of Us Weekly, J-14, CosmoGIRL!, The WB.

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