Travel Blogs from Helsinki, Finland

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Pakataan, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Pakataan

A travel blog entry by ii_ja_aa

Vihdoinkin on matka alkamassa. Vielä pakkaillaan kotosalla ja muutaman tunnin kuluttua pitäisi siirtyä kentälle. HEL-BKK taittuu busineksessa ja huomenna illalla jatketaan matkaa suoraan BKK:sta yöjunalla Laosin Vientianeen. Seuraava entry ...

Helsinki likes HarmonyJoy, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki likes HarmonyJoy

A travel blog entry by harmonyjoy

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HarmonyJoy in Helsinki That was a very nice,short visit to Finland,Helsinki..Harmoneyjoy felt so nice lots of friends like him arouynd,and very nice coffeee.. ...

Day 21 Helsinki, Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Day 21 Helsinki, Finland

A travel blog entry by allanbe

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... of the Baltic Sea. Helsinki has a population of just over 600,000 making it the most populous urban area in Finland. In 2009 Helsinki was chosen as the World Design Capital narrowly beating Eindhoven. Helsinki was very disappointing. After taking a bus ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sail Away, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Sail Away

A travel blog entry by funkymonk

... , the big diesel(s) chugged into life and before long we were off, sailing away from Tallinn and across the Gulf of Finland to Helsinki. I was so engrossed in The Hard Way that I almost didn't notice the small chunks of land passing silently by over the ...

Day One - the journey begins, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Day One - the journey begins

A travel blog entry by jimwitmer

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... awake until a reasonable bedtime to help fight against jet lag. So instead of napping, we walked around much of central Helsinki, toured one beautiful Russian Orthodox church, did some people watching and found a yummy falafel dinner. Now we are really ...

Helsinki ........ a quick overnight visit, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki ........ a quick overnight visit

A travel blog entry by neverold

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... through a long green tunnel. still some beautiful lake views.  Just look at the reflection ............finally we arrive at Helsinki. The overland journey heading south has taken us three days.  We arrive about 10pm its getting DARK.  ...

Our first day in Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Our first day in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by fitchett

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... you can then hang clothes in to dry and this we did. We decided after our late start to try and get to grips with Helsinki. David’s conference does not officially start until tomorrow so we had a day to try and find out where things were and how ...

Helsinki - finally here!!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki - finally here!!

A travel blog entry by trishandbern

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... first day was spent travelling around the city of Helsinki on the "Hop On Hop Off Bus" and doing a cruise around the 3 islands of Helsinki, it was a beautiful day, lovely and sunny and 26 degs.  This city has a great feel and we loved seeing the ...

Architecture in Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Architecture in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by luisadc

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... student from America and his Finnish friend. They soon became our very own personal tour guides and took us to the local helsinki attractions. We walked through the local markets and sampled some fresh cloud berries. We then caught the ferry to a little ...

Lähtöpäivä 29.04.08, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Lähtöpäivä 29.04.08

A travel blog entry by jonikiiskinen

Viimeinenkin perhonen lentää tiehensä vatsanpohjalta samalla kun tuopillinen kylmää karjalaa ehtyy edessäni. Tämä tuopillinen jää viimeiseksi maistiaseksi ja vertailun kohteeksi ennen siirtymistä oluen luvattuun maahan, Saksaan. Välilasku ...

Apr 18, 2009, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Apr 18, 2009

A travel blog entry by rennie-brewers

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Apr 19, 2009, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Apr 19, 2009

A travel blog entry by rennie-brewers

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A day trip to Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

A day trip to Helsinki

A travel blog entry by ziniandlulu

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... park and climbed over some boulders up onto a hill for a great view across the Gulf of Finland.   As our Tallinn-bound ferry left Helsinki, we skirted around the famous fortress island of Suomenlinna. This maritime fortress was built in the 1770s ...

Helsinki Zoo, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki Zoo

A travel blog entry by jhumffray

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Took ferry to zoo. Had great morning with beautiful weather watching bears, lion, tiger, bison. Returned to mainland and had final meal (Lapland salmon soup) at the market before heading to airport. Flight was short, about 1 hour 20, to Warsaw. Took bus ...

Helsinki First Impressions, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki First Impressions

A travel blog entry by lunyun

... cars from speeding. That, added with aesthetically-pleasing plazas and green parks scattered throughout the city give Helsinki a comfortable, friendly, and peaceful atmosphere.  - The English. Finnish people are pretty well educated, especially in ...

Kotona!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Kotona!

A travel blog entry by jussih

Kotiovi aukesi vähän yli puolenyön jälkeen ja ulko- ja välioven välissä oli vastassa kahden viikon hesarit, jonka tilaus unohdettiin keskeyttää. Sen verran aikaero vaivaa että herätys ilman kelloa 05:30 ja töissä seiskalta. Mahtava reissu ...

Suerasaari Island, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Suerasaari Island

A travel blog entry by louielou

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31 March 2013 We had a bit of a sleep in Juulia's parents place (they were away in Spain) then headed back into Helsinki. After dropping our stuff we caught the bus on to Suerasaari island, which was meant to be full of squirrels. Unfortunately they must ...

Day 9 A great day in Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Day 9 A great day in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by hethncol

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... . Following Rick Steves instructions we bought a day ticket and caught tram No.9 into the main train station.  Helsinki is the capital of Finland, situated on a peninsula on the southern coast, overlooking the the Gulf of Finland. Surrounded by water ...

gogogo, catch a plane to Rovaniemi, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

gogogo, catch a plane to Rovaniemi

A travel blog entry by elien

we arrive in Helsinki with the plane, just some time is left to watch the tax-free shops, then we go again off to Rovaniemi ...

The Fisherman Is Not Your Friend, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

The Fisherman Is Not Your Friend

A travel blog entry by jtmckeon

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... restaurant place.   Note on restaurants: Finnish people don't eat Finnish food. American restaurants dominate downtown Helsinki. Two of the most popular downtown chain are named Texas and Colorado. ...

Afternoon in Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Afternoon in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by elpinoine

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... knife blade on these were wide! Anyways, we'll find some place with real Finnish food during our stay. Elk or rain deer or something like it, most probably After dinner we went back to the hotel to relax and plan what to see during our stay in ...

i0k9'èpl, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

i0k9'èpl

A travel blog entry by roccodemaio

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Helsinki... going to Andrey for 1 night..., Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki... going to Andrey for 1 night...

A travel blog entry by nured

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Goog weather, no snow... ) ...

På väg!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

På väg!

A travel blog entry by engdahlsson

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Nu sitter vi på Landvetter och är incheckade och säkerhetskontrollerade. Allt gick utan problem! I morse när vi vaknade hade det kommit en riktig köldknäpp och även om det inte var så illa som vi fick höra att ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by nicolewang

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Back to Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Back to Helsinki

A travel blog entry by missyjoymel

Just a stop over in Helsinki cause we're going to take a cruise to Sweden tomorrow!  I'm really excited.  We took this night in town as an opportunity to go downtown and drink some wine with Pauliina's friends.  I had a good time, but I got ...

Leaving tomorrow, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Leaving tomorrow

A travel blog entry by helenaeric

This is our first blog ever so we'll start by trial and error. One idea is to write a bilingual blog - not sure of how i'll work out. Anyway, now we are all set and we managed to fit all items into our two suitcases. Tomorrow afternoon is departure time. ...

A real live sauna, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

A real live sauna

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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We arrived in the morning to the most awesome city I have ever seen. Other people describe Helsinki as a mini St. Petersburg and I agree. There are sweeping broad avenues and huge public squares. The Russian influence is everywhere. Sigh. We walked around ...

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