Travel Blogs from Helsinki, Finland

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Back to Helsinki and home again, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Back to Helsinki and home again

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... the ferry, visa free, and come back that evening.  Apparently a lot of people do this.  So even though we were docked in Helsinki at 8 a.m., we checked with the desk and were told we don't have to get off the ship for a long time yet.  So ...

Day 5 - Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Day 5 - Suomenlinna

A travel blog entry by melissa.cowie

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On this day we had a day ticket for public transport and we sat on the tram whizzing all over the city. The ticket included a visit to Suomenlinna, an old fortress first constructed by the Swedes to defend the seaways around Helsinski. Used in WWII by ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by drmom

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Today we got to spend a few hours in Helsinki, Finland.  It was our first truly sunny day on this trip and it was beautiful.  We took a ferry out to Suomenlinna Fortress.  This is a six island fortress built in the1700s to protect the ...

Day 5 - Helsinki, Finland (A few cathedrals), Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Day 5 - Helsinki, Finland (A few cathedrals)

A travel blog entry by matt_and_ames

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... could get off the ship as soon as we could. We took a shuttle into town, going by the train station, the main esplanade, Helsinki Cathedral & Uspenski Cathedral - which was at the top of stone stairs, at the base was a fountain but we couldn't get too ...

Everything is shut!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Everything is shut!

A travel blog entry by tiggerbird

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Yes, as the title suggests... I've come here on Midsummer's day - mainly just to fly home after getting the ferry over from Tallinn, but to a completely deserted city! It's actually really really odd... nothing is open and no one is around a part from ...

Helsinki fun!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki fun!

A travel blog entry by shannonk79

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This town is totally my kind of town. Small and walkable, cafés and restaurants everywhere, small quaint museums to visit, too bad I don't speak Finnish! Today I visited four museums. The Theatre Museum which houses costumes, puppets and posters ...

Ou jea!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Ou jea!

A travel blog entry by josafa

Jou, gotta go, Bro's!!!! That's the end of this ...

Helsinki, Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki, Finland

A travel blog entry by mccritec

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On board and unpacked...today we toured Helsinki. Very clean, but ...

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

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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 ...

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