Travel Blogs from Finland

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Girls Weekend in Helsinki!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Girls Weekend in Helsinki!

A travel blog entry by krosell

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... on my list to visit. Sweden built it when they owned Finland, but then it was captured by Russia and held until Russia lost Finland. Now it is a museum, but is still used by the military for certain things. It also has the last submarine in Finland. After ...

Tick Tock Time Stop, Vantaa, Finland travel blog

Tick Tock Time Stop

A travel blog entry by natandy

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... hope! Then home to chill out with the Hull household and pack our bags for another early rise for the flight to Finland. Arrived yesterday in Helsinki and after years of anticipation finally got to realise my childhood dream of meeting Netta in her ...

Rock off festival and walking around with a beer, Mariehamn, Finland travel blog

Rock off festival and walking around with a beer

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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This is the end, Turku, Finland travel blog

This is the end

A travel blog entry by ilari

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3.12.12 - 3.3.13  Turku. Varsinais-Suomi. Finland ..ja niin siinä taas kävi että kaikki hyvä loppuu aikanaan. Otettiin stadista niin paljon matskua mukaan kun jaksettiin kantaa ja ahtauduttiin Turun junaan. Luminen maisema vilisti silmissä ja ...

The road to Tallinn, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

The road to Tallinn

A travel blog entry by talamarko

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... a little giggle myself. When eventually everything calmed down and the girls caught their breath, i was informed that i was already in Finland and what i was really looking for was information on how to get the train to Helsinki. It seems that unknown to ...

Settled in (for now!), Jyvaskyla, Finland travel blog

Settled in (for now!)

A travel blog entry by jagrant

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... here (not to mention lakes!). The nickname here is ¨Lakeland¨. Right now we¨re situated about 300km north of Helsinki in central Finland. ¨We met our greeters at the bus station after we arrived an hour early (we got on the wrong bus!) but at ...

bordertown, Torneo/Haparanda, Sweden travel blog

bordertown

A travel blog entry by moonrise

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we made a quick stop in the drizzle at the border between the finnish town of Torneo and the Swedish town of Haparanda, where we were welcomed, first in finnish to Torneo/Haparanda, then in swedish to Haparanda/Torneo ;) nothing like the border ...

the field station, Konnevesi, Finland travel blog

the field station

A travel blog entry by hannahrowland

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here are pictures of konnevesi research station where i am staying and also carrying out the experimental work. It's 4km outside of the ghost town of konnevesi, and is right next to a huge frozen lake (of which i have already posted pictures). It ...

Colder in NYC than here in Lapland, Posio, Finland travel blog

Colder in NYC than here in Lapland

A travel blog entry by mjozwell

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Not only did we survive the New York snow storms we also survived the late night subway train from JFK to Manhattan. For the first time on this 4 month trip I felt a little nervous while riding the NYC subway. We have used buses, trains, taxis, ...

The journey begins, Oulu, Finland travel blog

The journey begins

A travel blog entry by dujr

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... of January the 2nd, four of us departed from Riga, Latvia to face great winter adventures at Luosto which is located in Lapland, Finland. We travelled by car (Mazda CX-7) to Tallinn to catch the ferry to Helsinki. The weather was perfect for anything, ...

There and back again, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

There and back again

A travel blog entry by renard

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... in the city. I met them after some quite necessary shopping (CDs, DVD and another old book by Aleksis Kivi - couldn't leave Finland without them!) in the squirrel island, that Stephanie wanted to see and I saw just quickly because as soon as I got there ...

Just another piece, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Just another piece

A travel blog entry by renard

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Another small piece of Helsinki walking around in a slow morning and then I took a bus to Porvoo, to see the old town there. A nice place, but really small too, that was the touristic map with the smallest scale I have ever seen. If you get distracted ...

Jun 12, 2009, Hanko, Finland travel blog

Jun 12, 2009

A travel blog entry by mylifesjourney

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Jun 12, 2009, Taalintehdas, Finland travel blog

Jun 12, 2009

A travel blog entry by mylifesjourney

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Finlandia, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Finlandia

A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey

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... Finland is, blah blah blah (it's still pretty great), but then I had quite the evening.  I admit it.  I cry "uncle!" Finland is not the boring country I was expecting, and it seems that French people are like the Hare Krishna - if you hear them ...

Strawberries, Crepes... and Peas!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Strawberries, Crepes... and Peas!

A travel blog entry by dorrance

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... Our first happy find was a Moomintroll! For those who don't know, Moomintrolls are hairless, friendly, happy trolls that inhabit Finland and hibernate in winter. They were the brainchild of author Tove Jansson, who won many awards for the Moomin books. ...

The Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

The Arctic Circle

A travel blog entry by dorrance

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... beauty. The next thing is the Reindeer... lots of Reindeer. These majestic animals with the big fuzzy antlers are all over Finland... a quarter million of them! They don't care about cars, roads, buses, horns, or other man-made nuisances so the herds ...

Two nights before the trip, Tuusula, Finland travel blog

Two nights before the trip

A travel blog entry by tenetsi

It's a heat wave here. You might laugh but +29 degrees Celsius is hot in Finland. Especially when we never have air conditioners anywhere. No need to mention my car that is hot as a sauna inside. Getting things together before the trip at work and things ...

Vilkaisu taakse, Tampere, Finland travel blog

Vilkaisu taakse

A travel blog entry by matkaajamaks

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Pari päivää on ehditty viettää kotimaan kamaralla, mutta ei ole oikein hässäkän keskellä ehtinyt järjestellä ajatuksia koetusta. Heitetään nyt kuitenkin kehiin joitain reissun kohokohtia aina yhtä typerien top-listojen muodossa: Maat: 1) ...

Lapland: Santas Home!, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Lapland: Santas Home!

A travel blog entry by ktandash

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After a bit of running backwards and forwards we got into the town of Rovaniemi mid afternoon. We checked in and headed to the Tourist Information Center <Wow, this sounds just like George/Dad!> to find out about Santa's village and Husky Sledging. ...

All the way to Helsinki (Espoo), a great one!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

All the way to Helsinki (Espoo), a great one!

A travel blog entry by maplefanta

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August 17 So I had the luck to use the Internet for free at the youth hostel for a few minutes and to fastly catch up with someone from Espoo (next to Helsinki) on the hospitalityclub chat room. So after the short explanation for the way, I hurried to ...

Good Food and Good company, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Good Food and Good company

A travel blog entry by mjozwell

Sailing through the many islands of Finland was quite amazing. On board a mega ten deck car ferry within metres of inhabited small islands, casting a shadow like a tall skyscraper is very sureal. The sun was warm and the skies were clear, what a nice ...

The long way back, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

The long way back

A travel blog entry by backpackandgran

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... to put my chair all the way back and not move it for 10 hours type of guy' watched 4 movies so successful flight. In hotel now. At 10:30pm hk time but only 5:30 Finland time. Very sleepy in the comfiest bed in a month. a very sleepy over and out Soph ...

Giant Seagulls, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Giant Seagulls

A travel blog entry by vanessaanddan

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... got out of bed before 9am for two weeks we thought it best to be conservative and go for the midday crossing. Having heard that Finland is meant to be expensive we thought it best to visit the supermarket for supplies. With picnic in hand we made our way ...

Ihanasti hukassa ja gradu kiittää, Tampere, Finland travel blog

Ihanasti hukassa ja gradu kiittää

A travel blog entry by jomakah

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Kävin eilen ennen espanjan tuntia ostamassa itelleni uudet kuulokkeet. Oon onnistunu viimesen 1,5 viikon aikana hajottamaan kahdet, älkää kysykö miten! Tällä kerralla päätin "panostaa" ja hain peräti 19,90e maksaneet kuulokkeet Sokokselta sen ...

Lähtötunnelmissa, Turku, Finland travel blog

Lähtötunnelmissa

A travel blog entry by tuomasw

Noniin, lähtö lähenee pikkuhiljaa... Vihdoin ja viimein alkaa itselläkin olemaan mahassa tunne että taas sitä mennään. Tajusin vasta tänään että lähtö on lähellä kun pesin snorkkelia/maskia ja vaelluskenkiä. ...

Worlds Biggest Sauna, Kuopio, Finland travel blog

Worlds Biggest Sauna

A travel blog entry by markwilliams84

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I went to the world biggest sauna in Kuopio, which is a huge traditional smoke sauna with an amazing view over the vast lake (which was frozen) and I hole cut out in the ice to jump in after the sauna, which was extremly cold and a bit of shock to the ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by gustn

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A ...

Preparing for the journey, Savonranta, Finland travel blog

Preparing for the journey

A travel blog entry by myrri

Whatever makes you leave the comfort of your own home and head for other side of the globe I'll never know. A couple of years ago USA sounded like a good idea and off I went. A couple of years later Japan started sounding interesting and well, I guess ...

Almost there..., Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Almost there...

A travel blog entry by jagrant

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Well, we're almost at our final destination and are starting to get a little bit tired of living out of backpacks... only two more nights in a hostel and then it's our own personal rooms =) Unfortunately I only have a few minutes of internet access ...

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