Travel Blogs from Helsinki, Finland

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Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by danskgirl

... up Pohjoisesplanadi, past the Presidential Palace & then hit the City Museum on Sofiankatu where there's a permanent exhibition entitled "Helsinki Horizons" which creates an overall picture of the city in three realms - the Swedish era, the Russian era ...

Still before the storm.., Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Still before the storm..

A travel blog entry by ilari

090209 Helsinki. Finland. Viimeiset valmistelut stadissa ja Memmulla parin paivan piinaava odotus.. Lahdon ajankohta loppuun asti epaselva joten moikattiin viela kavereita ennen h-hetkea. Torstaina sitten viimein Helsinki-Vantaalle ja odottamaan jo ...

Full on two days, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Full on two days

A travel blog entry by shawnandchris


... the canal tour was cancelled because it was frozen. Today it started to snow which was really nice but may I say bloody cold. Tomorrow is another full day and we leave to go to Copenhagen on Thursday. Overall Helsinki and the Finnish people are ...

Behind the scenes, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Behind the scenes

A travel blog entry by ensio


Jokainen seikkailu alkaa askeleesta. Askeleesta kohti tuntematonta. Tulevana keskiviikkona tuo askel otetaan. Oltiin tammikuun lopussa remontoimassa Antin kämppää, kun Anna-Marian kanssa aloimme keskustelemaan hänen vuoden matkastaan Australiassa. ...

Sweating in Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Sweating in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by fishtails04


... Finnish company produced rubber boots - useful trivia for a pub quiz, eh? All I knew about this country when I touched down at Helsinki airport, was its geographical location and the fact that its far north is home to a portly, bearded old man in a red ...

Finland and Estonia!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Finland and Estonia!

A travel blog entry by colerumbough


The day before we arrived in Helsinki, Finland was a pretty special day. Firstly, it was my good friend, Aaron's birthday. Also, it was the day of Semester at Sea TEDex. Aaron didn’t want anyone to know it was his birthday so people wouldn’t ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by barthdkk

... African guy who will be on the same exact train as us from Moscow to Mongolia, pretty random. We took the ferry to Helsinki, got here yesterday around 4 PM. Everything weve heard about Helsinki is that its not very fun, so were not planning on doing ...

Lejana Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Lejana Helsinki

A travel blog entry by k0k0m0

... su cordialidad de alojarme. Lo primero que hicimos fue ir hasta su casa, un complejo de edificios ubicado en las afueras de Helsinki y rodeado por un bosque, en donde dejé mi equipaje. Luego fuimos hacia un centro comercial, que según por lo que Jari ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by lok


... Finland gained its independence in 1917, after under the Russian rule for 110 years. Prior to that, Finland was ruled by Sweden for some 750 years. Helsinki (population of Greater Helskinki 1.2M) is the capital city, across the Gulf of Finland ...

Where am I, oh right Helsinki...., Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Where am I, oh right Helsinki....

A travel blog entry by jcontheroad


... baby half devil kind of thing dotted around. Not really sure what that was about but I'm sure it's art to someone..... So that's if for Helsinki, the most Northerly part of my celebrate I'm looking a bit camp in one of the photos...not sure ...

Paluu arkeen, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Paluu arkeen

A travel blog entry by loskoivisto


Kotimatka Santiagosta Madridin kautta Helsinkiin kesti takseineen 25 tuntia. Madridin lennon aikana ehdimme hämmästellä useaan otteeseen Iberian lentohenkilökuntaa, jonka tylyys voitti jopa Finnairin Bangkokin lennon lentoemot. 13-tuntisen matkan ...

Euroadtrip!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by gouldy


... to go the honest way. We had a few hours before the Viking ferry departure so we set a meeting point and I took a stroll. Helsinki seemed a nice city, perhaps a little too perfect and definitely too pricey. I kept an eye on the time as with our luggage ...

Girls Weekend in Helsinki!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Girls Weekend in Helsinki!

A travel blog entry by krosell


... including, or course, Uppsala.The tour was very interesting. Apparently a majority of all cruise ships in the world are made in Helsinki. There was a fascinating old fortification out in the harbor that is not on my list to visit. Sweden built it when ...

The road to Tallinn, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

The road to Tallinn

A travel blog entry by talamarko


... i required i got a bus from Tornio to Kemi for Eur5 and in Kemi i got the overnight train to Helsinki. Unfortunately my student card didn't work in Finland, only Finnish student cards will work, so i had to pay the full fare of Eur70. Still the trains ...

Settled in (for now!), Jyvaskyla, Finland travel blog

Settled in (for now!)

A travel blog entry by jagrant


... is around here (not to mention lakes!). The nickname here is ¨Lakeland¨. Right now we¨re situated about 300km north of Helsinki in central Finland. ¨We met our greeters at the bus station after we arrived an hour early (we got on the wrong bus!) ...

There and back again, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

There and back again

A travel blog entry by renard


... in the city. I met them after some quite necessary shopping (CDs, DVD and another old book by Aleksis Kivi - couldn't leave Finland without them!) in the squirrel island, that Stephanie wanted to see and I saw just quickly because as soon as I got there ...

Just another piece, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Just another piece

A travel blog entry by renard


... I came upon an used bookstore and bargained for an old copy of the kalevala, now I just have to learn to read it... Back in Helsinki, I joined Jutta and some of her friends for partying - some bottles of wine at home and then an Irish pub which had some ...

Finlandia, Helsinki, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey


... body, occasionally waving my arms and yelling in English, "Go on, get!  go on!  Shoo!" Freak on a Leash Helsinki is a pretty interesting city of contrasts - on one hand, you have terribly accomplished young musicians who set up on Alexanderskatu ...

Strawberries, Crepes... and Peas!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Strawberries, Crepes... and Peas!

A travel blog entry by dorrance


... they are picked later here, or if the endless summer sun contributes to the high sugar content. Our stroll along the Helsinki waterfront garnered us another treat -- some fantastic crepes at a street café alongside the docks and tourist boats. ...

All the way to Helsinki (Espoo), a great one!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

All the way to Helsinki (Espoo), a great one!

A travel blog entry by maplefanta


... there. It's only later that we all moved to meet with another girl HC member (with somehow a typical Finnish behaviour... or Helsinki one which include mainly having conversation about sex... anyway). We went downtown for a drink on a terrass as the sun ...

The long way back, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

The long way back

A travel blog entry by backpackandgran


Very early flight to Helsinki. 10 hours with the classic 'I'm going to put my chair all the way back and not move it for 10 hours type of guy' watched 4 movies so successful flight. In hotel now. At 10:30pm hk time but only 5:30 Finland time. Very sleepy ...

Giant Seagulls, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Giant Seagulls

A travel blog entry by vanessaanddan


... our 2.30 euro in shrapel left from Germany which was just enough to buy a scratty sandwhich from a turkish guy at the market. Helsinki itself was interesting, there was a display of hundreds of bears in the main square called buddy bears they were giant ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by gustn


A ...

Preparing for the journey, Savonranta, Finland travel blog

Preparing for the journey

A travel blog entry by myrri

Whatever makes you leave the comfort of your own home and head for other side of the globe I'll never know. A couple of years ago USA sounded like a good idea and off I went. A couple of years later Japan started sounding interesting and well, I guess ...

Almost there..., Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Almost there...

A travel blog entry by jagrant


... emails - THANK YOU!! I love reading them and will reply to them all once I have free access in the coming weeks). We're in Helsinki now, after riding an overnight ferry for 16 hours... and no, we didn't sleep (well, maybe for a three hours) as the ...

Last few business visits, city markets, and fun!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Last few business visits, city markets, and fun!

A travel blog entry by jlewku

We arrived early Thursday morning at the port of Helsinki, Finland in our cruise ship from Stockholm, Sweden and caught a tram to our hostel, which just happened to be part of the 1952 Olympic Stadium.   We tossed out luggage in our rooms and ...

Oh my god, we're in Finland!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Oh my god, we're in Finland!

A travel blog entry by samlisa


... ! Just a quickie tonight to say we're here! It's currently 1.33am and unsurprisingly we're both exhausted. We arrived in Helsinki at 1pm (Fin time) and stepped into our lovely little apartment at about 3.30pm. We've already found our local supermarket (K ...

Final Day in Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Final Day in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by superhamster


... to pick us up and we headed back to the apartment. Once we dropped Heta and the boys off, Martin and I headed back to Helsinki International Airport for some more plane spotting. This time we went to a different spot and had a great view not only of the ...

Pieces of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Pieces of Helsinki

A travel blog entry by renard


... spend the afternoon in Porvoo, then return to Helsinki, spend the weekend with Tomi and Vera in a nearby town and back to Helsinki before leaving for Tallinn, so my Helsinki experience is all broken in small pieces. Hope they are enough... (No photos ...

Suomi-land!!!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by rora_8


... of the people speak english fluently and some speak sweedish as well. I am living in an apartment right outside of down town helsinki, with a girl named Shreya from India and a guy named Jani from Finland. The apartment is owned by AISEC so it is ...

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