Travel Blogs from Finland

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Alkusepustukset, Espoo, Finland travel blog


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


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


... ; 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 ...

First impressions of Saariselka, Saariselka, Finland travel blog

First impressions of Saariselka

A travel blog entry by lovewells


Landing in the snow was quite something! We flew in over snow laden fir trees that stretched as far as the eye could see. We landed on snow, with snow banks piled up three metres on the side of the runway. We disembarked, and walked to the terminal, ...

Rovaniemi Nightlife, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Rovaniemi Nightlife

A travel blog entry by moonrise


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


... 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


A travel blog entry by solive


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


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


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


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


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


... 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, ...

Day 6 - Shanghai - Helsinki/Zurich - Berlin, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Day 6 - Shanghai - Helsinki/Zurich - Berlin

A travel blog entry by bss-tour-2013


... and most busiest cargo airport in the Nordic countries. The airport is operated by Finavia, the state-owned enterprise that operates Finland's airports. Helsinki Airport was chosen as the best airport in the world in the IATA 1999 survey on the topic. In ...

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 ...

Winter wonderland!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Winter wonderland!

A travel blog entry by kirksontour


... ; 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 ...

From reindeers to the big smoke, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

From reindeers to the big smoke

A travel blog entry by vogette


Today we left Oulu heading to Helsinki, finally. As expected,none of us slept well, and we woke grumpy. It was another long day of driving ahead, unfortunately. The girls have already checked out the pub crawl tour, and are looking forward to some urban ...

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

QUICK!! Run to the airport!

A travel blog entry by big_red_truck


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


... 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


... 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


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


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


A travel blog entry by jollyskiem


... 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


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 ...

Land of the free !!!!!!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Land of the free !!!!!!

A travel blog entry by mjozwell


... asked me to open the bigger backpack but he soon realised we were only carrying clothes and not smuggling cheap cigarettes into Finland. After the Russian immigration we traveled about 15 minutes across no mans land to the first town in Finland where we ...

helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by moonrise


spent 2 days in helsinki on my way home to edmonton for christmas. stayed at the olympic stadium hostel, from the summer olympics in 1954 - it was cold, but nice. mostly wandered around the downtown, did some christmas shopping in the outdoor market, saw ...

Good bye London, hello Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Good bye London, hello Finland

A travel blog entry by ryans_escapade


Won't be too much of a blog tonight, we are here in Helsinki but only for the night, we head out early tomorrow morning for Kajaani (pronounced Kayaani). It has been snowing in Helsinki so there are white cars, white bushes and white footpaths ...

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