Travel Blogs from Helsinki, Finland

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Helsinki!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki!

A travel blog entry by lnlineurope

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... into a rock. Found a few other random things that werent as good as the pictures indicated. BUT! we did come across the Helsinki Cathedral (or something similar) which was fairly impressive. Better yet, it was free. When we got back to the hostel, ...

Day 1 Manchester to Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Day 1 Manchester to Helsinki

A travel blog entry by oldhamguy

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Friday 2nd January Manchester to Moscow via Helsinki   Got picked up by mum and dad at 7.30am and arrived at the airport about 8.15am as there was no traffic hardly. Phil was late as usual and got there about 8.45am. Started our Round the World ...

The land of a thousand lakes, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

The land of a thousand lakes

A travel blog entry by andrewjerome

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... nbsp;secure seats on the flight to Helsinki too, so we were finally able to relax until our arrival. For a small airport, Helsinki's Vantaa Airport is total chaos! Once we landed, we went straight to the wrong baggage collection area (security had to ...

Um dia na capital da Finlândia, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Um dia na capital da Finlândia

A travel blog entry by henriquefontes

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... 'o apenas duas horas e meia de uma viagem muito agradável, com direito a free shop e uma vista privilegiada na chegada a Helsinki. A impressão que dava era a de que o barco ia literalmente quebrando o gelo, passando por "portais" brancos até avistarmos ...

Still cold in Scandanavia, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Still cold in Scandanavia

A travel blog entry by rhillaryj

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... to be the Royal Caribbean Excursion Manager. Today's excursion was to the Suomenlinna Sea Fortress off the coast of Helsinki. The fort was started in the 1700s when Finland was part of Sweden. Since then it has also been under Russia rule and then finally ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by bheidmann

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... to an American student, Ian, at the university one day, and he told me about a cruise ship that traveled from St. Petersburg to Helsinki and back in only 2 days.  As Helsinki was a city I did want to visit, I looked into it more.  I researched ...

Finland: The Bill Gates of Northern Europe, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Finland: The Bill Gates of Northern Europe

A travel blog entry by thetembas

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... service there on Sunday afternoon with a contregation from all over the world. We managed to post a lot of our Helsinki photos on our Finland photo page Click Here to see all our photos, plus extensive captions describing the sites we saw and things ...

The Trip Begins, Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport, Finland travel blog

The Trip Begins

A travel blog entry by tilulei77

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Anxiously done with school and ready for new adventures! Stockholm was only a stop for the night....then the real adventure ...

Overnight at Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Overnight at Helsinki

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

Arriving at Helsinki airport at 11pm, with our flight out to Lapland at 7:30 the next morning, we decided to just bunk down in the airport like a pair of hobo's. Armed with our sleeping bags and excited about the adventures ahead, we picked a couple of ...

Ah Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Ah Finland

A travel blog entry by noj_ontour

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Jövök!  2014 I'm comiiiiing!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Jövök! 2014 I'm comiiiiing!

A travel blog entry by arodin

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Eltelt a karácsony, a szilveszter, a 2013-as év, de sebaj! Indul 2014 és malacorrú nyuszika társaságában én is elindultam vissza Szöulba. Teljen ez az év mindenkinek jó egészségben, sok nevetéssel és sok új koreai kalanddal! :-) ...

Globally warmed Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Globally warmed Helsinki

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

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After an unspectacular flight via Copenhaven, I arrived in Helsinki last night. Needless to say that Mari and I were happy to be back together. After we had waited a couple of minutes  at the bus station, a nice finnish bus took us to the city centre ...

8.5 Hours, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

8.5 Hours

A travel blog entry by ilari

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Helsinki - New York City. 8.5 Hours, American Airlanes flight AY005. Dep: 14:10 Jabbajabbajabbajabbaa!! Vihdoinkin! Matkustuspäivä! Aamulla pystyyn ja viimeiset säädöt. Taxi pihaan ja matka kohti H-V:ta alkoi. Mukana kaksi rinkkaa, matkasänky, ...

Day 0 - Departure, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Day 0 - Departure

A travel blog entry by dvlrnr

And so my tour has officially begun. Superfast VIII has sailed and as Helsinki and Finland grows smaller on the horizon, I look ahead to foreign shores, and the adventure that awaits. I want to thank the friendly mechs at Velotema for making this a ...

The tour begins, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

The tour begins

A travel blog entry by dmp3380

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So this is Finland: Moomin, Santa and Sauna, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

So this is Finland: Moomin, Santa and Sauna

A travel blog entry by anneogcato

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So we're in Helsinki, Finland - our very last stop before we return to Norway. After the almost 8 hours flight from New York, without any sleep on board the plane, the jet lag caught up with us rather quickly upon arrival. We spent the remainder of the ...

Land Legs, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Land Legs

A travel blog entry by scott_and_amy

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The first day we got off the boat was July 17 when we were in Helsinki, Finland. I lived in Finland for a few months as an exchange student when I was 16, but didn't spend much time in Helsinki, so it was just as new for me as for Scott. We just walked ...

Almost ready to move again..., Jyvaskyla, Finland travel blog

Almost ready to move again...

A travel blog entry by jagrant

Hi everyone, This will probably be my last entry from here in Jyvaskyla. Kris and I are mentally preparing to leave this Saturday and begin our next two-week travel adventure. We know it¨s time to move on as we¨re settling in here too comfortably ...

The best word to describe the match? Terrifying!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

The best word to describe the match? Terrifying!

A travel blog entry by samlisa

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... our walk of the southern coast. So we walked north this time instead of south, past what looked like the office centre of Helsinki and then past a few giant graveyards before getting to the coastal point we had wanted to start from. We stopped for lunch ...

Helsinki...the place to drink..., Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki...the place to drink...

A travel blog entry by papayaprincess

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... to see a lot of gorgeous buildings, as as Suomenlinna, a UNESCO fortress, which is sprawled across several islands just southwest of Helsinki... I have also met up with an old neighbour, who I went to elementary and Grade 7 with!  I haven't seen ...

Kohta mennään!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Kohta mennään!

A travel blog entry by jomakah

Lentokenttäsämpylät syöty, evästä ostettu ja kohta lähtee lento kohti Manchesteria!  Here I go again! ;) ...

The Night Train, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

The Night Train

A travel blog entry by simonlant

... woke up with a fairly stiff neck with about an hour of the journey left. After a 13 hour train journey we arrived in Helsinki - again - however for me this was the last stop. Having been teased every time that the train stopped for more than a minute ...

Back to Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Back to Finland

A travel blog entry by canandlids

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... a plate full.  Pat and Karl had made an appointment with the cousin of a friend in Anacortes that lives here in Helsinki.  We visited the brown cathedral in the attached photo but it wasn't open on Mondays.  Its location is significant as ...

Hopping through Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Hopping through Helsinki

A travel blog entry by redknob

I was here for 20 minutes while I waited to get the bus to ...

Biegiem, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Biegiem

A travel blog entry by poleczka

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Mamy 40 minut na przesiadkę do samolotu do Hong Kongu. Jest szansa, że nie zdążymy... a nasze bagaże prawie na pewno nie zdążą, dlatego mamy wszystko co najważniejsze w bagażu podręcznym. W ...

Hot like Hel :), Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Hot like Hel :)

A travel blog entry by pyres

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... morning sauna here, even though it's fairly hot outside :) Time to take a shower, have a snack and explore the city! Update: Helsinki seems like a nice place so far :) I walked around, took some pictures and then hopped onto an evening boat tour. There ...

Day 13, 14 and 15 - Serenity, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Day 13, 14 and 15 - Serenity

A travel blog entry by abs08

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... the madness of India was a huge blessing! Finland is a very small country, with a total population of only 5.4 million (Helsinki, the national capital, only has 550,000 people and it’s their biggest city). Finnish people are incredibly polite and ...

Day 28 - Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Day 28 - Helsinki

A travel blog entry by magicbus1

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... beach car park in Ayr, and the set for Top Gear. And yet, as if by magic, peace and tranquility fell over Helsinki as, presumably, the wannabe Richard Hammonds et al took their mounts back to mummy and daddy around the midnight hour. The Sunday forecast ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... the U.S. Jason and I also found an internet cafe and caught up on our emails.  On the way back to the ship we walked through a market with food and crafts for sale.  Of course we also walked by and admired the Helsinki Cathedral. ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by grom

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In Helsinki the sun shone and we took the cheap option of a day ticket on the tram to see the city. We visited the Olympic stadium, the Sibelius monument, an amazing rock church, and I sat on one of the many brass turtles on the ...

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