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Recent Posts

  • Dinner Date: Baskeri ja Basso

    Dinner Date: Baskeri ja Basso

    In a rather unexpected setting, somewhere in the end of Eira, you'll find a gem of a neighbourhood restaurant that makes Helsinkis food and restaurant scene so distinct and exciting. Fine dining in casual atmosphere, delicious wines and food - this is a prime example of what makes the Finnish food scene so exciting and interesting. Continue reading...
  • NBE phone recap

    NBE phone recap

    The Nordic Bloggers' Experience 2016 is over and out! The campaign officially concluded on Wednesday the 26th, and now I am processing the events and experiences of last week by simply putting down a little best of phone snapshots along with some thoughts of the week. Continue reading...
  • #helsinkilove: Christmas vibes

    #helsinkilove: Christmas vibes

    I'm not wildly crazy about Christmas, but over the years I have learnt to appreciate the lights, the food, the vibes and the general coziness of this times of year. I also adore the Christmas markets, especially the one on the Senate Square in Helsinki is home to some wonderful gems. Continue reading...
  • About discouragement and ambition: the job hunt in Finland

    About discouragement and ambition: the job hunt in Finland

    Expat life in Finland can be challenging, especially when it comes to the part of employment. Why is it so tricky and what are possible backgrounds? I am not claiming to be an expert, but sharing experiences of my own and from my surroundings are hopefully an interesting insight. Continue reading...
  • The Getaway: 5 steps back to Sanity in Åland

    The Getaway: 5 steps back to Sanity in Åland

    Åland really is one of the most beautiful spots I have ever seen and the perfect place to let your daily life behind you. Countless islands, magical bays, endless skies - what could you need more to let your mind reset. Apart from lounging about on the rocks behind our cottage, there are of course a few more things to experience! Continue reading...

Hi! I’m Kathrin.

Join me on the journey of re-discovering your surroundings & exploring life and traveling from Helsinki. I also really like food. Read more about me!