It purports to be a celebration of Finland, a country that is overlooked when travelling abroad as "a poor second to Belgium", despite the fact that it "has it all" with lofty mountains and tall trees and pleasures including: pony trekking, camping or "just watching TV". In reality "mountains so lofty" are not characteristic of Finland as the Scandinavian Mountains only just touch the northwesternmost corner of the country.
Palin gave an impromptu rendition of the song while travelling through Finland for the 1992 travel documentary Pole to Pole.
Ireland once again has the highest mortgage interest rates in the euro zone, the latest figures from the Central Bank show today. The average interest rate on a new mortgage in Ireland in July stood at 2.73% ...Finland has the lowest average mortgage rate in the euro zone at just 0.71%, followed by Portugal at 0.8%.
Oh, and encourage us to buy stuff, of course ... Cheetos ... 2 ... 4 ... Naturally, Thompson and Awkwafina end up in Finland, and Ferrell in Sweden. 5. RocketMortgage. 30Rock’s Tracy Morgan makes mortgages hilarious in this ad that ponders whether “pretty sure” is a good enough reason, not only to work out if you can afford a house, but for anything in life really.