Travel Blogs from Helsinki, Finland

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Suomenlinna and Seurasaari , Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Suomenlinna and Seurasaari

A travel blog entry by will.traveller


... night ferry from Turku, a city on the West side of Finland, to Stockholm tomorrow night. That gives me only today for Helsinki. I start with Suomenlinna, a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is a 15 minute ferry ride. The island is an old military base ...

A day at Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

A day at Suomenlinna

A travel blog entry by ballensat


... - the sea fortress.  It was built in the late 18th century by the Swedes, taken over by Russia and then finally owned by Finland.  It was pretty neat to walk around the ruins, relax near the Baltic Sea and enjoy the scenery.  We took ...

Back to Helsinki..., Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Back to Helsinki...

A travel blog entry by nured

It was a great day in Stickholm... Than a great night on ferry (drank all night long =) ...

H O M E!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

H O M E!

A travel blog entry by mikael.worku


... dream of and you should head for Bangkok. It was all that different to finally hit Finland and those famous words of "...Welcome to Helsinki, Finland. Please be seated until the seatbelt sign is switched off" was an amazing thing to hear after 2 months of ...

1 tube ride, 1 flight, 1 overnight bus ride later., Helsinki, Finland travel blog

1 tube ride, 1 flight, 1 overnight bus ride later.

A travel blog entry by lvtran


... get wasted on the flight... Anyhow, I got into Helsinki at 11 pm and caught a night bus to Jyvaskyla at 2 am. I think the Helsinki airport is so much nicer (and bigger!) than Edmonton's and the weird thing is they only have a population of half a million ...

Finland, my new love, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Finland, my new love

A travel blog entry by aplusbi


Helsinki, magic, being in a dream where everything is perfect, saunas, finish people (double meaning), words with double letters and more will be continued ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by canadainmay


... Dad the photo of the icecream was sent for your benefit take note of the time. It's amazing what you can get away with on holidays :) p.s Helsinki airport feels like a library you have to whisper because there's almost nobody in it feels like a ghost ...

peaaegu kodus, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

peaaegu kodus

A travel blog entry by nipitiri

Pakin koti ringi. Seal on jope kige all, raamatud kige peal ja purunemist kartev kakuke keskel. Mulle meeldiks kui oleks kuidagi ...

ke finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

ke finland

A travel blog entry by loneranger1

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Departure Day, Day 1 Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Departure Day, Day 1 Helsinki

A travel blog entry by sezzawilliams

... the inside. I then ventured past the Presidential Palace, which is closed for renovation, up to the Senate Square and Tuomiokirkko ( Helsinki Cathedral). By this time my feet were starting to ache and it was becoming a cool afternoon, so I walked back ...

Helsingfors - kaldt men spennende!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsingfors - kaldt men spennende!

A travel blog entry by larski

... man skal reise med en overnatting i Finland og ikke bare f noen timer p land fr bten snur igjen. Selve reisen til Finland med bt (SiljaLine Symphony) var bedre en ventet. For Ludvig som n er fire, var det selvsagt stas med s stor bt ...

Kotiinpaluu, Helsinki, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by sandesande

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Esimene verstapost!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Esimene verstapost!

A travel blog entry by loor


Jõudsime Soome peale lennusõitu - hull reis 25minutit lendu :D Naudime maailma kallimat õlut ja võileiba - väljamaa värk! ...

Some people party for Graduation...we get cultured, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Some people party for Graduation...we get cultured

A travel blog entry by pieceofparadise


... sunny day, take the boat from the Harbourside market square and travel to Suomelinna. On the way you can look back at the Helsinki coastline which stretches further than the eye can see. Once on the island, make sure to visit the Military Museum and their ...

Day 2 of NI 2009 Conference, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Day 2 of NI 2009 Conference

A travel blog entry by jjbrixey


Today is Day 2 of NI 2009. This morning Professor Helena Leino-Kilpi (Finland) gave the keynote address. Her presentation addressed Ethics and Nursing Informatics - a Multilevel perspective. She brought up some very interesting issues. I will be doing ...

Day 18 – Helsinki Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Day 18 – Helsinki Finland

A travel blog entry by darrellt


... lunch (& a Ice cream, of course). Day is another good one, blue skies, but temperature is cooler at 22C. Kaye really liked Helsinki, more appealing than St. Petersburg in her opinion. Tonight we go for Happy Hour in the Crow's Nest 5pm, then we ...

Sveaborg, Helsinki, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by teten

... la journe vers 9h30. Je reprends un bateau aujourdhui (ou 2: aller et retour!) pour une ile au Sud dHelsinki: Suomenlinna. 4 iles colles, formant une grande forteresse et servant a proteger la ville, ici lt ca pullule de touristes... ...

Kotona, Helsinki, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by ii_ja_aa

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Happy Anniversary, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Happy Anniversary

A travel blog entry by onourway


Today we celebrated our first wedding anniversary with a picnic in Helsinki at a beautiful park and courtyard. We didn't have any of our wedding cake to munch on, but we did have donitsis! And later on a walk along the beach we tried some local ice cream. ...

Helsinki stopover, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki stopover

A travel blog entry by vicked


... were, and what was the language this time! Lots of currency conversions and quick bites in various railway stations, but a lot of fun to Helsinki was only a stop over for a few hours, so didn't get to see much of this city. Caught a local tram which ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by bolliss


... .  Once we found our way out, the transportation to our hotel was easy.  After check in we spent a few hours exploring Helsinki.  My only request was to visit the site of the Helsinki Olympic games.  It was a short walk and now has an ...

Helsinki to St Petersburg, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki to St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by mareem

Today we head from Helsinki to St Petersburg which involves going through two borders. The border at Finland to come out of EU is quite simple stamp in the passport. We drive on further for the Russian border this takes longer not only for us but the bus ...

Finnland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by bot989


While yesterday was a relaxing day at sea today has started with a great bike trip seeing the sites of Helsinki Finland.  At sea we had a leisurely breakfast and a good work out at the gym which is very well equipped, a golf lecture and a quick ...

roudolph the red nosed entre, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

roudolph the red nosed entre

A travel blog entry by the_cools


... the city centre. Fortunately, it wasn’t raining there, and we walked to the tram stop to catch the tram to our hostel. The Helsinki hostel was much better organized than Boston – but sadly no room was ready for us at 10, so we dumped our bags ...

Virgin Oil, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Virgin Oil

A travel blog entry by sandesande

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Goodbye Germany, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Goodbye Germany

A travel blog entry by nikkibug1


... mood to read the boards. We are both very glad we went. After that we went to the airport and boarded our 2 hour flight to Helsinki. This time we were organised and worked out how to get to our hotel using public transport. It cost just over €9 for ...

Helsinki, Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki, Finland

A travel blog entry by missyjoymel


... (or what I've seen of it) reminds me a bit of Michigan--flat and green :)  The city of Helsinki itself is nice.  It's the biggest city in Finland, but you can't help but think that it's really not all that big. The guys here are ...

and it continues..., helsinki, Finland travel blog

and it continues...

A travel blog entry by starblaze614

I made it to the Helsinki airport sleeping the whole flight. I am getting ready to board my flight to New York hoping to have the same ...

Christmas Jazz, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Christmas Jazz

A travel blog entry by lavrukhin


Приехав в Хельсинки с удивлением начал ...

Strange those Finns..., Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Strange those Finns...

A travel blog entry by bebabui


... to stock up.  It only takes 1.5 hours to get to Tallinn.  Most local bus drivers and construction workers in Helsinki are in fact Estonians. We check into our hotel (which needs a facelift, better carpeting, new furniture and more friendly staff ...

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