Travel Blogs from Helsinki, Finland

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Helsinki - Day 1, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki - Day 1

A travel blog entry by blackie_me

... the hotel in Helsinki.My flights were on time and the planes spacious enough.  All went smoothly but I was quite tired. I took the Helsinki airport bus to the train station.  The hotel is 300m away so rain or not, I decided to walk but headed ...

Out and about, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Out and about

A travel blog entry by sarah.michelle

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I have been walking around and exploring quite a bit recently as it has been warmer. (sorry for those who are suffering the bitter cold in Winnipeg) I don't have much to write as it is all starting to seem normal, but I have attached some of my recent ...

Test, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Test

A travel blog entry by gemmark

Test ...

Exploring the capital, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Exploring the capital

A travel blog entry by sharnac123

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... , which is dominated by four buildings - the Government Palace, the main building of the University of Helsinki, the National Library of Finland, and of course, the beautiful Helsinki Cathedral. We didn't attemp to walk up the steps though ...

Helsinki, Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki, Finland

A travel blog entry by pasoa

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Kotona, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Kotona

A travel blog entry by arktinen_kettu

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Kotona paistaa aurinko ja on niin valoisaa, että pitää nukkua liina silmillä. Toivottavasti hyvät kelit jatkuvat. Käsivarsikin tuli poltettua tänään rannassa. ...

Helsinki, so green!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki, so green!

A travel blog entry by marabello123

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My first impressions of Helsinki were "so many trees and plants". I totally fell in love with this beautiful city.Finland, I miss you! There's a good video about Helsinki on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPl0qGZISoU Finland! I want to come ...

ABBA and Undies, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

ABBA and Undies

A travel blog entry by arilauraharold

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... op shop. The day was then spent driving through some beautiful countryside to Snappertuna.  We have an amazing free campsite lakeside and I am feeling pretty excited to explore Helsinki tomorrow and hopefully have our first Sauna experience.  ...

Onto Hong Kong, ,  travel blog

Onto Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by magpie1

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... the shops and back to the hotel for our 6pm collection for the airport. 10hr flight tonight and a major time change. Helsinki is a beautiful place, very clean and well planned. They expect snow within a month. We have enjoyed the trees with ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by gonchi

Helsinki ...

Cruise to Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Cruise to Finland

A travel blog entry by strangerzero

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... . Arrive Helsinki at 9:50 of June 21, 2008. Had a 6 hours walk around the city then took the same cruise back to stockholm. The cruise departed Helsinki at 17:30 then arrived Stockholm at 10:40 June 22, 2008. Lots of memories to write about the ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by cblackwood

... definitely think that going up into Lapland would be awfully cool - sigh another addition to my to do list which just keeps growing!!! Helsinki was my first experience of the "fur" phenomenon. David and I were wondering through a market - as we always do ...

Helsinki here I come! - Slowly, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki here I come! - Slowly

A travel blog entry by globetrotterjas

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... . In fact many Finn's visit Estonia for just a day for the cheap alcohol and the more relaxed atmosphere. I was warned that Helsinki would be expensive, however I found that around 30-40 euro a day was more than enough. I had really not wanted to ...

Tuonela, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Tuonela

A travel blog entry by themartti

Kun kaivautuu tarpeeksi syvälle maankuoren alle, löytää itsensä sulautuneena hehkuvaan massaan. Tukahduttava kuumuus on vallannut kehon, ja omat ajatukset ovat yhtä maailmankaikkeuden kanssa. Sadat, tuhannet ja taas miljoonat ovat ajautuneet ...

Windy Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Windy Helsinki

A travel blog entry by c_josbeck

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The first day and night of the trip took us to Helsinki via Stockholm and ...

4 days in Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

4 days in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by dodgethis

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Confernce and ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by goodfun

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Km: 61727 Hatte nun genügend Zeit um in Helsinki das wichtigste anzuschauen. Musste aber zuvor noch schauen, wo ich ein Bett kriege, da übers Wochenende mein bereits gebuchtes Zimmer schon besetzt ist. Mit ein ...

Helsinki Airport, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki Airport

A travel blog entry by pwhy

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This airport was quite nice; not very busy, similar in size to Quebec City, with a Starbucks and some comfortable chairs here and there, where you can also recharge your electornics for free. Wifi is also free without a need to "register" somewhere, ...

An afterthought (by Jarkko), Helsinki, Finland travel blog

An afterthought (by Jarkko)

A travel blog entry by druusi

At home again... well not exactly at home. I went home first but then came to Mikko's place where we all are now, waiting for a sauna. And food. The mead we bought at the Tower, is excellent, but sweet. A fab trip! "MIND THE ...

From Helsinki to Taalinn, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

From Helsinki to Taalinn

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

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Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by chrisuu

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Helsinki ...

Few days before departure, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Few days before departure

A travel blog entry by clapar

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Few days before deaprture, I'm starting to feel excited again. I'm still ill but the thought of the colours and smells of Africa is healing my body. My soul is in a limbo right now, ready to jump to ...

10 päivää lähtöön, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

10 päivää lähtöön

A travel blog entry by kojotei

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Kymmenen päivää lähtöön. Alkaa pikkuhiljaa jännittää. Tänään tehtiin testipakkailuja, vielä pari juttua puuttuu. Käsituntumalla punnittuna viitisen kiloa per rinkka, eli kevyesti mennään. - Mio Pakkauksissa tällä hetkellä: - ...

Visit to Rock Church and Readying for Lapland!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Visit to Rock Church and Readying for Lapland!

A travel blog entry by jns0321

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... sooth her throat condition. Next, we headed to the Rock Church - a famous Lutheran church in the Töölö neighborhood of Helsinki. The church was designed by architects and brothers Timo and Tuomo Suomalainen and opened in 1969. Built directly into solid ...

Snowy Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Snowy Helsinki

A travel blog entry by traveleasy

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... country. Thanks to Janet and Kaye for most of the photos.  I didn't have time to upload all the photos I took in Helsinki and the first day at Abu Dhabi, when my camera mysteriously went missing.  Luckily I had uploaded everything but the last ...

Markets, churches and good food in Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Markets, churches and good food in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by barb3389

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... street to a really cute little church, called "The Old Church" designed by Carl Engel and is the oldest church in central Helsinki. Completed in 1826 and is Lutheran. From here, we walked up the esplanade and saw that the trees were covered in ...

The sun always shines on tv and snowballs in Hel, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

The sun always shines on tv and snowballs in Hel

A travel blog entry by mushypeastravel

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The plane gods supplied. Thank you plane gods, I salute you. Hel is Helsinki, Finland - seems to be a new coin of phrase for it. I am not sure I like the phrase as Helsinki is such a pretty capital. For me it is the countryside that I particularly ...

Returning to home!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Returning to home!

A travel blog entry by bahramjan

We flew with Finnair back to Vienna via ...

Hel, Sinki, haven't you Finnished yet?, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Hel, Sinki, haven't you Finnished yet?

A travel blog entry by ozquonk

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We managed to fly from SIN to HEL. The approach to Helsinki showed this, pardon the pun, sea of small islands, abounding in conifers.  This visit - my first to Scandinavia - was an immediate success.  We wandered around the airport looking for ...

Bye bye China, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Bye bye China

A travel blog entry by josep7778

... from Shanghai. We don't have much time to loose so we say goodbye to Yenny and get in the queue for embarking to Barcelona, via Helsinki again. Bye bye China, it has been a great experience! The flight will be very long and tiring again, but I do not ...

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