Blogs - Lappeenranta Experiences

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Students from Lappeenranta Universities write about their experiences and local events.

Aleksei Muss

Good day to all. My name is Aleksei. I am currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree at Saimaa University of Applied Sciences here in Lappeenranta. I have been living and discovering the city for three years now, and it never ceases to amaze. Besides the well-known quality shopping, there’s so much more to life in Lappeenranta. Let me just show you.

Exploring museums of Lappeenranta One day in the Harbour of Lappeenranta Bicycle trip Lappeenranta – Taipalsaari

Duncan Kuiper

My name is Duncan Kuiper and I will be doing my internship in Lappeenranta as Content manager. I am originally from the Netherlands and I will be making photo’s and video’s of the touristic places in and around Lappeenranta. I will be in Lappeenranta from begin of January 2017 till the end of May. In this time I will bring content to the people that would like see more of the things you can do in Lappeenranta.

Visit to Reindeer farm Vara-Lappi Snowboarding at Night in Lappeenranta Sledging at the Lappeenranta Fortress

Alisa Naydis

Hello everyone! My name is Alisa. I am from Saint Petersburg. I am a student in Lappeenranta University of Technology’s School of Business. I work part-time at Lappeenranta’s tourist Information.

Lappeenranta’s Christmas market

Riikka Juutilainen

Hey, my name is Riikka Juutilainen. I am a 20-year-old Bachelor of Hospitality Management student from Joutseno and this summer I work at Lappeenranta's tourist information.

Kayaking for the first time in the Great Lake Saimaa

Darius Rahman

Hi everyone! My name is Darius Rahman and I work at Lappeenranta's tourist information. You can find me at the Sandcastle. I'm 18 years old and I'm an International Baccalaureate graduate. I'm half Finnish and half Bangladeshi, and I've lived in Lappeenranta for 9 years.

Summer Time SUP-Boarding

Olaf Eldermans

Hello everyone! My name is Olaf Eldermans, I’m 21 years old and come from Alkmaar, the Netherlands. Since the first of February I have been working and living in Lappeenranta. I study interactive mediadesign and have been doing an internship at Seepia Games in Technopolis.

Springtime activities

Roberta

Hi am Roberta from Italy. I am studying for the MSc in computer science at LUT, this is my first year here in Lappeenranta and I will have another more year here to enjoy the city!

Kayaking around Lake Saimaa Roberta's experience on a sailing boat Winter adventures in Rauha

Zheng Zhang

Hello everybody, my name is Zheng Zhang from China. Now I am full degree student in Lappeenranta University of Technology studying Global Management of Innovation and Technology from 2015 to 2017. My first visiting to Lappeenranta was in 2014 at LUT Summer School for 1 month, and then I was totally falling in love with this one of beautiful and peaceful cities I had ever seen.

The sustainable life in Lappeenranta The Theater Night Out In and On Ice Winter in Lappeenranta

Li Zhaoping

Li Zhaoping, from Shenzhen in China, a Miss Tourism International from her region, is a student at Lappeenranta University of Applied Sciences, who writes about her many first experiences in Lappeenranta.

First experiences Fantastic Lappeenranta Hi Everybody

Vincent Gerritse

Vincent Gerritse is a Dutch Nova College intern working for the City’s Communications and Tourism services for the Spring 2015. You can read his impressions in the Dutch Diaries of Lappeenranta.

The last experiences, so far Outdoor Family Time Time passes, feelings grow What place suits you best Quite a story Exploring the new world

Alina Stein

My name is Alina. I’m a 24-year old exchange student from Germany and I study at Lappeenranta Unversity of Technology – known as LUT.

Hei Everyone! The new experiences