Pretty little Porvoo is a popular day trip destination for Helsinkians – here’s why you should spend more time in this fairytale town – it will surprise you.
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.
A couple of weeks ago I started working with Inna-Pirjetta Lahti and her company Innastus, as Project Coordinator for the Nordic Bloggers’ Experience which will take place from January 10th – 17th 2015. NBE is a national campaign for international travel bloggers that is organised with Visit Finland and Visit Helsinki. Together with ten fantastic […]
It’s still a bit dreary out there right now, but dreaming of Finnish winter gets me instantly happy and excited for snowfall and my favourite woolen hat. Here’s what I’ll be up to this season. YEY winter!
An ode to Helsinki in autumn.
Finns do, like every other nation, have their little particularities that make people wonder. Concert behaviour is one of my favourite examples.
On the last full day of my visitors, we did two more of my personal favourite things: walking around Eiranranta and going on a boat trip through the archipelago.
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!
Last week I had visitors from home. It took me quite a while to convince them to travel all the way up North – I think it’s actually their premiere in a Nordic country. Convincing people of Helsinki is a piece of cake. Here’s my safe bets. Day one – the essentials (some).
Right in front of Helsinki lies Lonna, a little gem of an island – which remains under construction for a while to come – but is still lovely already. I was invited to join a group of bloggers to a lovely dinner and to explore a bit.