Santa’s Woes

Travel agents have long promoted Finland as the land of Santa. And why not? It is cold, white and teeming with elves. OK, the Finns aren’t THAT short, but it is true that Finland has long been targeted as the locale of Santa’s workshop (right next to the Ikea). Even the government and the national carrier pushes the notion, with the airline Finnair calling itself Santa’s official airline. But as with everything popular, the notion is taking its toll, and as this story points out, Santaland is being overrun by commercialism. Woe woe woe!