Travel Blogs from Finland

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26 Hour Ferry and Beyond, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

26 Hour Ferry and Beyond

A travel blog entry by barber.timothy


... was a fairly dull ferry, practically empty too! I can't understand why the demand for travel between northern Germany and southern Finland isn't higher! The gym/health center was a bonus, paying only 6 Euros for exercise bike, treadmill, jacuzzi and sauna ...

Biker Family, Raisio, Finland travel blog

Biker Family

A travel blog entry by stellachisholm


... a few beers and wine as well as a sauna which was great as I had been wanting to do this since we had been in Finland where there had been a sauna in most campsites. One of the highlights of a great night was looking at the photo book and talking about ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by heathalessleofo


... certainly didn’t hurt.  Even though it’s summer it still seems strange to be enjoying such warm, sunny days in Finland, a stone’s throw away from the Arctic Circle.  A rather large throw, to be sure, but fairly close all the ...

"City of the Sea"

A travel blog entry by newtoa


... capital and largest city in Finland. It was founded by King Gustavus Vasa of Sweden as a trading post in competition with Tallinn. Finland has been governed by both Sweden and Russia but declared its independence in 1917. It is one of very few European ...

Rainy Day, Rauma, Finland travel blog

Rainy Day

A travel blog entry by stellachisholm


We left Yyteri the same way as we arrived – In the pouring rain – packing the bikes involved continuing our battle with the local mosquito population. We had both picked up a couple of more bites during the night and quickly put all our bike ...

Where is washroom?, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Where is washroom?

A travel blog entry by touring-taurean


... your grandmother used to have. The twisty Norwegian coastal roads give way to straighter Finnish roads and the best way to describe northern Finland, indeed, most of Finland, is that it's basically a large Center Parcs. Millions of trees, loads of ...

Going to Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Going to Finland

A travel blog entry by eileenj

... I decided I wanted to watch some decent hockey and I had two opportunities. First there was the women's world championships in Finland and the men's world championships in Switzerland. My favourite hockey team in the entire world is the Canadian women's ...

Scandinavian Countries and the End of our Cruise, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Scandinavian Countries and the End of our Cruise

A travel blog entry by mdesoto


The last segment of our cruise took us to the Scandinavian countries of Finland, Sweden and Denmark before disembarking in Amsterdam, Netherlands. We booked Alla tours at three of the next four stops to better see the cities in just the one day.   ...

Doing Porridge, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Doing Porridge

A travel blog entry by touring-taurean


A very, very comfortable night on the train. The best sleeping carriage I've ever been on. Supremely quiet and fantastic suspension. So much so, that I struggle sometimes to determine if the train is moving or not. I forgot to mention that in the bar ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by gorbalsontour

Got up at 7:30 and headed to the port to catch the ferry to finland. Being a sunday the next one was at 10:30 so that was the one we got. Boat was a superseacat and took less than 2 hours to get across the Baltic Sea. Helsinki was much more touristy ...

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