Travel Blogs from Finland

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And then there were two, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

And then there were two

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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The weather suited the occasion, it was drizzly and miserable, Still, we had things to do, including 5 loads of washing, so there was no idling about, everyone was up and the 3 machines we'd booked were busy by 08:00. Our plan for the last morning was ...

The Freezer!, Tampere, Finland travel blog

The Freezer!

A travel blog entry by daviddooner

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We arrived in Tampere, Finland after travelling since 8pm the following night and sleeping in Shannon airport. When we got off the plane it was so cold I thought i left my legs behind me because after 2mins i couldn't feel them anymore!! Due to a lack of ...

Helsinki n'all ...., Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki n'all ....

A travel blog entry by bcurtin

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... shops close for weekend at 18.00! Helsinki bloody freezing this evening and lots of police around the city centre. Due to Finland having EU presidency a big convention in town. Around 21.00 police seal off a whole junction near main railway station to ...

Helsinki, Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki, Finland

A travel blog entry by eurotrip

And it comes to an end... More info and pictures to come! ...

Arrived!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Arrived!

A travel blog entry by jollyskiem

Nearly 48 hours after I left home on Sunday afternoon, we have finally arrived in Helsinki. The second flight had the potential to be very arduous - 12 1/2 hours stuck in the middle seat of the middle aisle and not being able to move one iota - but I ...

Alkusepustukset, Espoo, Finland travel blog

Alkusepustukset

A travel blog entry by sinilintu

Pohjoiseen näyttää kompassi tällä kertaa, eikä olekaan mikään huono suunta!   Voisin tähän alkuun kertoa vähän taustoja tälle reissulle... Menimme kihloihin jo elokuussa 2008, mutta päätimme siirtää matkaa seuraavaan kesään. ...

Gøglerbåden M/S Silja Serenade, Hanko, Finland travel blog

Gøglerbåden M/S Silja Serenade

A travel blog entry by peterkier

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Cruisetrip for retarded people ! Just want to see the bikes again down belöw and get to shore ...

Six Hours In Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Six Hours In Helsinki

A travel blog entry by uglymaggott

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... ; Although I guess that depends which way you're facing. We decided to take the longer stopover in order to get a look at Finland and, in all fairness, it has been pretty nice here.  For a start we got free smoothies within seconds of arriving and ...

Rovaniemi Nightlife, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Rovaniemi Nightlife

A travel blog entry by moonrise

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Getting ready at Max's for a house/techno party at a local ...

Home of Santa........Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Home of Santa........Finland

A travel blog entry by livingthedream

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... accomodated be ample space left over... more sauna than you can poke a stick at. 91+% of the population own mobile phones (Finland is home of Nokia, great marketign at home Nokia), over 50% of the population have library cards. a very orgainsed country, ...

Finlande, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Finlande

A travel blog entry by solive

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La Finlande a été traversée en un éclair. Le 28 août, nous débarquons à Turku par le ferry en provenance de Stockholm. L'ancienne capitale, située au sud ouest du pays est charmante, avec son château fort, mélange de plusieurs générations de ...

Back to Helsinki for the Intrepid tour start, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Back to Helsinki for the Intrepid tour start

A travel blog entry by philjg

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We've met our 10 travelling companions, and they are just about what we expected. Five single girls in 20-30 age group, one guy 35 (he thinks he's on a winner) and two couples around our age, one a doctor and wife and the other we forgotten already. ...

pole walking and other mysteries, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

pole walking and other mysteries

A travel blog entry by moonrise

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our on again, off again winter is on again, and there is much rejoicing! i must say that with the sun hardly rising before 9am and it getting dark by 3pm, the constant drizzle that has been persisting for a few weeks now, with only an occaisonal ...

Huskies and snow mobiles, Muonio, Finland travel blog

Huskies and snow mobiles

A travel blog entry by kirksontour

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Everyone had a huge sleep in on Boxing Day and met up for an early lunch at 11 before donning our suits for a trip to the husky farm. The sun had been up a couple of hours when we departed Jeris, and we watched a full moon rising during our husky safari. ...

Reindeer and northern lights, Muonio, Finland travel blog

Reindeer and northern lights

A travel blog entry by kirksontour

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Our last full day in Lapland was dedicated to reindeer. We travelled to a reindeer farm where we were treated to the full reindeer experience - a ride on a reindeer pulled sleigh, a lesson and try at lassoing a reindeer, a look around the reindeer farm ...

Copenhagen to Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Copenhagen to Helsinki

A travel blog entry by kirksontour

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... us it was only light and didn't last long. Still, it was quite exciting. No doubt we will look back after our time in Finland and laugh at the excitement that a bit of snow could bring. We ticked off a few final tourist spots - the Little Mermaid statue, ...

Tampere - from David, Tampere, Finland travel blog

Tampere - from David

A travel blog entry by austega

... in finding a suitable place to eat tonight just a little too stressful - and more stressful than it needed to be. Overall Finland is proving very pleasant. We are impressed with the way things are run and the friendly attitude of the people we have ...

Helsinki, Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki, Finland

A travel blog entry by mnasega

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Next we visited Helsinki in Finland. ...

Winter wonderland!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Winter wonderland!

A travel blog entry by kirksontour

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... ; Paul's playground) and had a play, made out first snowman and had another snowball fight. Visited the National Museum of Finland and learnt about the history of this beautiful country. Tom enjoyed the weaponry and Penny admired the costumes. Mum found ...

Helsinki in detail, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki in detail

A travel blog entry by eobrie16

The boat arrives in the morning to the port in Helsinki . I have  finally arrived in Finland ! This is quite exciting as it I'd something  I have always dreamed of doing. Of course the first course of action  was to store our bags at ...

Lazy day, Jyvaskyla, Finland travel blog

Lazy day

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

Another boring drive day. I slept and watched Austin Powers- The spy who shagged me. We were suppose to have a closing ceremony tonight, but none of us could be bothered, so instead we played Who Wants to be a Millionaire using George's book. The weather ...

QUICK!! Run to the airport!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

QUICK!! Run to the airport!

A travel blog entry by big_red_truck

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Check out the pics of coming into Helsinki! It was beautiful coming back in through all the small islands…and pretty much all of them are inhabited.  Some of the Finns on the ship with me said that in the winter months, the sea will freeze up ...

Fascinating city and history, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Fascinating city and history

A travel blog entry by lroff

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... But there was a huge presentation (a tattoo) of marching bands happening in the Senate Square-four military marching bands (from Finland, Sweden, Switzerland and Austria) that were providing a taste of the Hamina Tattoo on their way there. As we arrived ...

I heart Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

I heart Helsinki

A travel blog entry by bethandanthony

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... the moment we arrived. It has this amazing modern vibe about it and there is something so orderly about it. Whoever said the food in Finland is bad does not know what they are talking about. Only thing I can say against it is that it's not the cheapest ...

Tärkeä päätös tehty!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Tärkeä päätös tehty!

A travel blog entry by olesja

Olemme viimein valinneet kumman allianssin kanssa me lennämme Star Alliancen vai One Worldin. Täpärä voittaja oli One World, eli se mihin Finnair kuuluu. Aivan ensimmäinen reitti, jonka kävimme Ebookersin toimistolla suunnittelemassa, oli tehty ...

Transiting in Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Transiting in Finland

A travel blog entry by clgs

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Well, the title says just about all there is to say!  View of Finland from the plane is attached.  ...

"Helsinki International Airport"

A travel blog entry by ilari

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110111  Helsinki-Vantaa. Finland. Yksi yö vietettiin Helsingissä ja aamulla ruvettiin miettimään että mitäköhän sitä sitten pitäisi taas pakata mukaan (Koneen lähtööhän oli vielä runsaat kolme tuntia aikaa..). Lopulta mukaan lähti ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by jollyskiem

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... our last few moments in this gorgeous place. This morning, we headed off early and caught the ferry across the Gulf back to Finland. The trip only took 2 hours but was long enough as we have done a lot of sitting between planes, trains and buses ...

Northern Finland, Pyhä, Finland travel blog

Northern Finland

A travel blog entry by moonrise

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Went on an overnight school trip to Pyhätunturi National Park. Stayed in very cute cabins with their own sauna, but we took advantage of the big sauna by the lake. it was an incredible first finnish sauna experience, and a great way to celebrate fall ...

Vacancy at hostel, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Vacancy at hostel

A travel blog entry by radsolv

Phoned Stadion Hostel and they had a vacancy for next few days so I reserved it. Checked out of Helka Hotel, but left my main back pack there, taking only my day pack with essentials. Walked several kilometes to hostel. Clean, comfortable dorm with nine ...

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