Travel Blogs from Helsinki, Finland

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F YOU FINNAIR!!!!!!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

F YOU FINNAIR!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by nikitaoakden

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Weeeeeeeeeeeell, after a long flight (with poor, but bearable service) from hong kong, we finally arrived on Helsinki to a beautiful snow laden runway. We only sat in the terminal for a while (which is extremely small to compare other airports, and ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by rutlander

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My first Scandinavian snow! In Finland where I could not understand even a single word or sign. I'll admit I did have one or two thoughts along the lines of 'What the hell am I doing here?', but these were soon replaced by thoughts of 'What have I just ...

Finnair and Weather, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Finnair and Weather

A travel blog entry by gsmhero

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Наше путешествие началось 30/го декабря 2009 ...

Crossing to Helsinki on the MS Gabriella, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Crossing to Helsinki on the MS Gabriella

A travel blog entry by suetrevsal

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... friendly and engaging.  We returned to our cabins to get ready to disembark as we would soon be arriving in Helsinki.  On reflection, our crossing on the MS Gabriella had been very enjoyable and surprisingly smoother than we expected despite ...

Last days of tour, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Last days of tour

A travel blog entry by raniroo

Today was the last day of the first half of our trip. We headed to Helsinki. At the camp we set up and got ready for closing ceremony. We played our last 2 games, shot put and javelin and then it was time. We closed with another song that we had made ...

Tavastia, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Tavastia

A travel blog entry by sandesande

Amorphiksen setti Tavastialla 20.4.2001: 1. Goddess of the sad man 2. Night is over 3. Divinity 4. Tuonela 5. Drifting memories 6. Castaway 7. Greed 8. Crimson wave 9. Summer's end 10. Shatters within11. Better unborn 12. Forever more I ...

Take off - Start, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Take off - Start

A travel blog entry by patricbucher

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... und allem. Sieht mir gar nicht ähnlich denn ich mag die Kontrolle. Aber egal, hat alles super geklappt :) Am ersten Abend in Helsinki um die Häuser gezogen. Bier und Perrie Cider! getrunken. Schmeckt super. Super ist auch, dass es um 24h noch recht ...

Startti, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Startti

A travel blog entry by jussih

... lupaama "samankaltainen".   Jokatapauksessa nyt voi heittää aivon narikkaan ja koneen tarjoamat leffat pöyrimään! Tiedossa ensin 8h tunnin siivu Helsinki-New York, sitten 1h40min vaihto ja 3h loppukiri Miamiin.   Näihin tunnelmiin:  ...

Rest day, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Rest day

A travel blog entry by roberttener

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After getting to bed about 5am we slept until about 1230 then slowly made our way out of bed and decided to go for a walk to get some food. We didn't know what we felt like eating so we wandered around until we found some Sunday food markets. There was ...

Last day in Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Last day in Finland

A travel blog entry by roberttener

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Had a really nice last day in Helsinki today. We went for a day trip out to Minna's house which was in a town about 35km away called Veikkola. We got out there about 2pm and of course we go lost because the bus driver told us to get off at the stop two ...

Suomi, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Suomi

A travel blog entry by pixiepoodle

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... , and had a leisurely breakfast. I took a taxi out to the airport for 9 and checked in. We arrived after a somewhat bumpy ride to Helsinki just before 3pm local time. Helsinki is an hour ahead of where I have been. I shared a taxi with a lady named Klara ...

Finland...hmmmmm....., Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Finland...hmmmmm.....

A travel blog entry by tom.beccamarty

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... that included raccoon, reindeer and bear fur.  Took a tram around the city and located Stockman, the so-called Harrod’s of Finland.  We had a picnic, fed the seagulls, visited more markets and the Church of the Rock.  The harbor is a ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by paparelli

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... is a sea fortress built by the Swedes in 1748 as a protection against Russian expansionism. The Russians defeated Helsinki in 1808 and Finland became part of Russia until 1917 when it became independent. There are three connected islands one of ...

Hyvaa syntymapaivaa!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Hyvaa syntymapaivaa!

A travel blog entry by jtmckeon

I turned 25 this past Thursday. A quarter-century. Enough said. A bunch of the guys from the team took me out to dinner after practice and it was a good time. Here is a link to a youtube video I didn't realize was being taken while I get sung Happy ...

back on the boat, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

back on the boat

A travel blog entry by lorma

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ship: tallink superstar. a lot better than superfast, more shops & bigger ! ...

Doba w Terminalu 2, Helsinki Vantaa, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Doba w Terminalu 2, Helsinki Vantaa

A travel blog entry by fazi

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Terminal lotniska Helsinki Vantaa rewelacyjny: wygodne fotele (swietne do spania), "prysznice" w toaletach, bardzo duzo przestrzeni... tylko ceny troszeczke wysokie ale nie glodowalismy. Poznalismy chyba wszystkie zakamarki lotniska, wiemy gdzie sa ...

A Baltic Cruise, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

A Baltic Cruise

A travel blog entry by chrisandjessnz

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... so we didn't arrive there til 11. Bought our onward train ticket for  that evening with no problems at all. Everyone in Helsinki seemed to speak excellent English. We didn't see much of Helsinki as we spent the day catching up on stuff - boring ...

First Impressions, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

First Impressions

A travel blog entry by jseitz

... people from such different cultures. Amsterdam was a nice city and I am glad I got to see it before heading to Helsinki, which is significantly different and reminds me more of an American big city than I had expected. Many things have surprised me ...

We leave Levi in a blizzard, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

We leave Levi in a blizzard

A travel blog entry by plspoon

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... and we arrived a little late in Helsinki due to the de-icing and snowploughing the runways at each stop. Took the Finnair bus into Helsinki centre. It stops next to the main railway station and then we had about a 15 minute walk to the Hotel Fabian. We ...

5 WEEKS LEFT TO GO TO!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

5 WEEKS LEFT TO GO TO!

A travel blog entry by mameha

FIVE WEEKS LEFT! What I should say now? :) Yeah, I cannot believe that I am going to do it! To carry out an one of my dreams: Go to ...

Surkeaa sadetta, tuulta ja IKEA:n -kasseja, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Surkeaa sadetta, tuulta ja IKEA:n -kasseja

A travel blog entry by narude

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Tänään tuli lopulta toisen suuren projektin toimittajavalinnasta tieto. Kaksi viikkoa aikataulusta myöhässä! Olin henkilökohtaisesti laittanut tuon projektin tarjousvaiheeseen todella paljon työtunteja. Esitysmateriaalimme oli kuulemma paras, ...

Soumenlinna - Finland's Fortress, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Soumenlinna - Finland's Fortress

A travel blog entry by kathypender

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... for the GPS and then to head over to Soumenlinna. Soumenlinna is a sea fortress that was built off the coast of Helsinki in 1748. Soumenlinna was shaped by three distinct historic eras when it helped defend first Sweden, then Russia and ultimately ...

The land of Santa!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

The land of Santa!

A travel blog entry by fosters4

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... !  Fur coats are a very common sight, and sold very openly in the shops and markets all around - quite surprised by this. Helsinki is an interesting city with a population of about 1 million. It has a huge open air icerink in the central town square ...

Pre-departure, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Pre-departure

A travel blog entry by kirstenknight

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... hoodies to keep warm!! Things I am most looking forward to/ hoping to do: Go skiing- (I have never been before!) Explore Helsinki Go to Lapland See the Northern Lights Maybe go to St Petersburg Meet up with a friend in Sweden But most ...

Finlandia!!! Here We Come, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Finlandia!!! Here We Come

A travel blog entry by bploh

I felt at home...so many ...

European Trip, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

European Trip

A travel blog entry by e_bottle00

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... our Euro-trip was started! We cross over the borderline of Saint Petersburg and Finland, then heading to the capital of Finland Helsinki. I was stil remember vividly the tempearture outside the bus was -60'C at Finland. There were some Evergreen pine ...

across the gulf of finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

across the gulf of finland

A travel blog entry by yozhik_v_lesu

took the ferry across to helsinki.  nice trip.  got to see a lot of finns karaoke-ing to finnish heavy metal.  a little surreal.  beautiful and clean ...

OK ESN:0-7349894, Itäsalmi, Finland travel blog

OK ESN:0-7349894

A travel blog entry by pentti_kotiaho

... at www.pentti.net ESN:0-7349894 Latitude:60.2578 Longitude:25.2285 Nearest Location:not known Distance:not known Time:06/18/2008 08:10:48 (Europe/Helsinki) http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=60.2578,25. 2285&ie=UTF8&z=12&om=1 ...

Boat Tour, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Boat Tour

A travel blog entry by jessica.darnall

VERY NICE!!!!!!! ...

WHITE CITY OF THE NORTH, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

WHITE CITY OF THE NORTH

A travel blog entry by italiancan

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Name attributed to pale granite used for most buildings.  Walking into town, young couple from Philly adopts us as tour mates for a day of exploration.  Ride tram to Rock Church, structure built into bedrock, copper ceiling, very serene, silent ...

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