Expertise in Lifestyle Mobilities: Digital Nomadism, Recreational Properties, & Nature-based Tourism

Experienced researcher in lifestyle and trans-border tourism mobility, including digital nomads around the world, Russian trans-border second-home ownership in Finland, intra-European residential tourism on Gran Canaria, Spain, and residential mobility in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Recent research focus includes nature-based tourism with the focus on Russian recreational fishing in Finland and in Russia.



Yhteiskuntatieteiden ja kauppatieteiden tiedekunta, Kauppatieteiden laitos




050 577 2006



Teaching Master’s Degree in Tourism Marketing and Management Programme courses: Experience Design; Practical Tourism Research; Tourist Behavior; Current Issues in Tourism; cooperating with tourism industries; developing international cooperation in teaching and student exchange

Yhteiskunnalliset tehtävät

Co-editor of the Finnish Journal of Tourism Research

Vice-chair, The Finnish Association for Russian and East European Studies:

Promoting research on Russia and Eastern Europe in Finland, planning and publishing “Eastern Studies” Journal, nominating annual best Master’s Thesis Award

Member of Lifestyle Migration Hub Network – an international hub of researchers in the fields of lifestyle migration and tourism-informed mobility


    Scientific Meetings

    18.05.2021: Hosting online webinar: “Working and Travelling: The Phenomenon of Digital Nomads”,  organized by the Youth Time International Movement

    21.02.2019: Session organiser “Mobilities, Transport, Tourism and Travel” at “Reinventing Mobilities and Borders: Cross-disciplinary Conversations” symposium, Joensuu, Finland

    28.10.2016: Session organiser “Geographies of Tourism and Mobilities”, The Annual Meeting of Finnish Geographers, Joensuu, Finland

    27.10.2016: Panelist “The State and Future of Geography – Perspectives of Young Researchers”, The Annual Meeting of Finnish Geographers, Joensuu, Finland

    Research Visits Abroad

    April, 2019: Center for Mobilities Research and Politics, Drexel University, USA

    April, 2019: Teaching exchange, University of Isfahan, Iran

    November, 2018: Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

    May, 2018: MAGEM Youth Center, Famagusta, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Cyprus

    May, 2017, 2019; April 2018: University Institute of Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development, University of  Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), Gran Canaria, Spain

    Hosting International Visitors

    August 2017, Sept, 2018: Dr. Teresa Aguiar Quintana, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

    Curriculum Vitae

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