Travel Blogs from Helsinki, Finland

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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

More ...

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 ...

New Years Day in Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

New Years Day in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by sara.pilkey

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... London, Ontario.  A group of us got ringette tickets for the World Ringette Championships that were also being played in the Helsinki Ice Hall, where our hockey games were being held.  Team Canada had 2 teams participating, the Under 21 team ...

Finnish Fiasco's, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Finnish Fiasco's

A travel blog entry by kitty

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... which is where we plan to spend most of our time, we will then follow the eastern most road down bordering Russia to Helsinki. We found petrol station/truck stop last night and absolutely milked it! Josh found an electrical plug over in the corner of the ...

Helsinki highlights!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki highlights!

A travel blog entry by anya1

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Helsinki by sea is a wonderful experience. It was a 45 minutes mini cruise where I was able to see the city most beautiful beaches, the settings of Kaivopusto park and Eira with its marinas as well as the massive ships and icebreakers . I saw also the ...

The Ballet, Kiasma & Taidehalli, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

The Ballet, Kiasma & Taidehalli

A travel blog entry by sarah.michelle

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... . The Kiasma On Saturday my roommate Linda and I decided to tour the Kiasma, which is the modern art museum in Helsinki. The installations were unique, with lots of Finish artists. The building interior was incredibly detailed. The exterior however was ...

Off to a very exciting start with A380, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Off to a very exciting start with A380

A travel blog entry by tingping

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... entire itinerary thereafter, will be severely impacted.  Thankfully, we managed to secure a flight 5 hours later that departs for Helsinki - Flight LH850, bringing us to Helsinki by 6pm, allowing us to catch our night flight to Ivalo. PHEW! ...

Trying Reindeer in Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Trying Reindeer in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by chadhkra

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Today was a cool and cloudy day in Helsinki, Finland. Over all it would be an exciting day, though our tour guide was a little difficult to deal with. We got off the ship and made our way to the main market square, where we viewed the Presidential ...

First cruise stop, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

First cruise stop

A travel blog entry by newsbob

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I didn't know much about Helsinki before our cruise, aside from the country’s tenuous relationship with its big brown bear of a neighbor.  And, of course, that they have reindeer up north, where it gets very cold.  And that Geena Davis was ...

History in Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

History in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by evanvanderploeg

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... but we had foreseen the rain this time and had our rain coats. On the bus Mea was excited to see a different part of Helsinki, a part that we had not walked. Unfortunately we both promptly fell asleep and missed the whole bus ride, I guess the late ...

Touring Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Touring Helsinki

A travel blog entry by rerowand

Rough night sleeping. We hit the hay about 9:30 and we both woke up at 3:00! It wasn't completely dark! Jean read a little and I went back to sleep. The alarm went off at 7:00 and we hit the breakfast buffet at 8:00. Nice spread. At 10:00 we walked ...

Planning, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Planning

A travel blog entry by kertte

How difficult is to make plans in advanced? Well, if you like to travel with the bike, you need to choose the clothes you really want to take with you. There are not that much room for two peoples clothes and other staff,so it really is the most ...

Goodbye Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Goodbye Finland

A travel blog entry by sigwyn

10 long months after sending the first documents to my exchange organization I was finally at Helsinki Vantaa airport, ready to get on a plane and leave my home country for the next 10 ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by jvrk

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... ;I crouched down and petted him, no owner came out to claim him or said hi. I hope he's not a lost Frenchie roaming the streets of Helsinki.   We came back to the ship, went up to the pool deck, had a snack and a couple of beers, and then went up a ...

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