Getting out from the city for a weekend is the easiest thing to do in Helsinki – with many great destinations being in reachable proximity. The stunningly beautiful lakeland region of Saimaa is only one of many. Within a 3 hour drive you are in the middle of Finnish nature at its greatest.
I’m terrible with heat so now that it’s finally cold I am a happy camper. Which called for a walk around my favourite spot in the city, Töölönlahti bay.
An ode to Helsinki in autumn.
On the second day with my visitors from home, we took an adventure into nature and went to feed birds and squirrels on my beloved Seurasaari. And they very hungry, lucky us!
During my recent travel I’ve come across the same questions over and over again. Some answers.