Travel Blogs from Helsinki, Finland

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Helsinki, Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki, Finland

A travel blog entry by johnheywood

Helsinki, ...

Up Early and Lots of Singing, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Up Early and Lots of Singing

A travel blog entry by canandlids

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... a cab ride into the city. We made an appearance at one of the local Swedish TV stations.  Yep, Swedish TV in Finland.  There is a significant population of Swedes in Finland, as they were once part of Sweden.  The local morning news was ...

Viimenen aamu Helsingissä, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Viimenen aamu Helsingissä

A travel blog entry by ensio

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Tänään on se päivä! Kuukausien odotus palkitaan vihdoin Adam Strangen soidessa taustalla kohottamassa fiilistä. Lauri tuli eilen Helsinkiin ja haettiin vielä viimeset lääkkeet apteekista mukaan. Käytiin myös tsekkaamassa mistä bussit lähtee ...

Helsinki and a visit with friends, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki and a visit with friends

A travel blog entry by sunniebgi

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... then explored the area, walking along the water front and back to the market area.  From here we headed up to the Helsinki Cathedral, which is a Lutheran Church.  From there we walked down to the main street area with it's large garden type ...

All Booked Out (Fail #3), Helsinki, Finland travel blog

All Booked Out (Fail #3)

A travel blog entry by mo0ks

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... getting there in time for our flight home. Andrew made a mad dash to the Tallink office in Tampere and bought two tickets from Helsinki to Rostock. The tickets cost us 255€ for the two of us. Quite expensive really.. and that was with 30% discount ...

A lazy day & a dull match, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

A lazy day & a dull match

A travel blog entry by samlisa

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... followed by a lazy morning in the apartment. After lunch we finally went out with the plan of walking through the parks to the Helsinki stadium to watch the France Norway game. Well, as ever, our plans didn't quite work out, so we got ourselves a ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by lonelysocks

Helsinki ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by hannahrowland

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I visited the capital city on Saturday; I got up at 5.20am to get the 6.25am pendolino train direct to Helsinki. The city is quite nice, i'll leave the pictures to show you the highlights. I visited the natural history museum, which was pretty much lots ...

Helsinki - where everything works, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki - where everything works

A travel blog entry by ozvere

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... the only ones to be impressed!   Finland started at St Petersburg station where we boarded a smart, streamlined, clean, train for Helsinki.  It proved to be fast (200+ kmh), quiet and comfortable for the 3.5 hour trip.  Even the efficient ...

First stop, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

First stop

A travel blog entry by mirranda

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My first stop, after leaving Oulu at midnight the night before, was Helsinki.  I arrived at the train station at around 8:40am and took a bus to the airport where I met Connie to begin our flight to ...

Stop over in Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Stop over in Finland

A travel blog entry by jbaxter

Not much to say. Finland looks pretty cool from the airport, wish we could stay for a few days but oh well. We're all bracing to deal with paying almost 3 or 4 times as much for stuff as we did in China - what a rort. Just the internet here is costing me ...

Christmas Eve, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Christmas Eve

A travel blog entry by carita

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Christmas Eve in Helsinki - we were almost the only ones walking around the city centre and taking photos - there were some Chinese tourists as ...

Aug 18, 2009, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Aug 18, 2009

A travel blog entry by miffyanddougle

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New glasses and Train to St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

New glasses and Train to St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by silo

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Arriving after 36 hours on the ferry from Travemünde, we had to drive from the ferry port into the city As we wanted to continue by train to St. Peterburg, we had to hurry and arrange for the things to come: First we found our hotel and were able to get ...

Two best things, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Two best things

A travel blog entry by impressionsbykk

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... two best things - it is a nice thing to think of positive things before falling asleep. Thank you Malcolm.  **TRAVEL impression: Helsinki is pretty good for a city! It has nice architecture and is SUPER easy to get around with a 24 hour transport ...

Quiet day before catching the ferry to Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Quiet day before catching the ferry to Finland

A travel blog entry by jcontheroad

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Wandered around Tallinn for a bit, especially the Old Town. After a while they all start to look the same, well they do too me.... I was booked on the 1630 ferry so had some time to kill. There is a large hotel in the middle of Tallinn that was built in ...

Departure & Arrival, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Departure & Arrival

A travel blog entry by loesdeparade

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Hi I have just arrived in Helsinki Airport and the internet is very slooo...ow. I hope it's not a taste of how life is in Thailand. We're all a bit freaking out. It's like one of my companions (aka Tine) said: 'I'm going to die if I have to wait this long ...

Miniloma Helsingissä, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Miniloma Helsingissä

A travel blog entry by jomakah

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Kävin keskiviikkona vapaapäivän vietossa Helsingissä. Ehdittiin paikallisoppaaksi lähteneen Helkan kanssa päivän aikana syödä, nähdä Designmuseon Marimekkoelämää - 60 vuotta väriä, raitaa ja muotoja - näyttely, syödä, suuttua ...

Újra hazafelé / Flying home again, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Újra hazafelé / Flying home again

A travel blog entry by arodin

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... 'g utoljára egy közös reggelit...  Köszönöm, fiúk! Nagyon fogtok otthon hiányozni!! ㅠ.ㅠ Szöul és Helsinki között ismét sok könnyel telt a 8 óra... Búcsúzóul küldöm 박효신 ...

Sail Away, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Sail Away

A travel blog entry by simonlant

... for a scandalous 20 quid, and hopped onboard. There are a number of methods of crossing the Baltic between Tallinn and Helsinki ranging from Helicopters to large over night ferries to long slow ferries (3.5 hours) to catamarans (1.5 hours) the quicker ...

Your Sweet 666, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Your Sweet 666

A travel blog entry by am1

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Moi moi from Helsinki, Finland. Host Olympic city from ’52 and the World Design Capital for 2012. What exactly does that mean, well I’m glad you asked. The guide defines design as everything from beautiful or controversial arcitecture to ...

Heaven-sinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Heaven-sinki

A travel blog entry by bleite

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... cidade e do porto, ainda permitia pegar sol de frente por mais tempo do que no chão. Destaque, também, para a Esplanada de Helsinki. Esplanada sem aspas mesmo. Assim como Brasília, eles também têm uma, onde ficam alguns prédios governamentais. Só ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by kstubbs97

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... makes us neighbours! While I was checking in yesterday I struck up a conversation with a lady from Adelaide who was in Helsinki for a school principals conference. Small world, and no matter where you travel in it you'll likely run into an Australian. ...

Crossing the Road, Finnish Style, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Crossing the Road, Finnish Style

A travel blog entry by fishtails04

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Helsinki reflects the character of its residents:  it is clean, modest, subtle, unassuming, stylish and organised.  Litter and graffiti are rare, the main cathedral is tasteful and simple compared with  the gaudy overkill of ...

Hitching from Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Hitching from Helsinki

A travel blog entry by gouldy

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... about how we would travel, hitchhiking four hundred kilometers it was going to be. We took a bus and tram to the outskirts of Helsinki and set ourselves up on the number four road north. Four hours later we were in the same spot! Any suggestion about ...

Culture Shock!

Culture Shock! "Don't Smile Back - Be Russian"

A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey

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... we got talking.  As I got off the tram, he called out, "Welcome!  I hope you feel at home in Finland!" Helsinki looks like a decent city, with some of the architecture resembling that in St. Petersburg.  The waterfront is quite nice and ...

Taking it easy..., Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Taking it easy...

A travel blog entry by chibisimo

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... amore e gia' mi manca un sacco e assieme a me c'erano anche altri due CS tedeschi...una bella compagnia ;) e anche qui ho prolungato il mio soggiorno di un giorno! Avevo anche voglia di vedere un amico che tornava ad Helsinki solo il sabato ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by thelongwaytonz

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Helsinki favourites: Brunch at Cafe Engel opposite Helsinki Cathedral Temppeliaukio church - a church built inside a large granite rock The Sibelius monument, a piece of art made of 600 steel pipes Hot drinks and cinnamon roll in the tiny wood cabin ...

Times Like These, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Times Like These

A travel blog entry by raaawr

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... they ran onto the bus when we arrived in Helsinki, trying hard not to throw all their alcohol on the ground.   Helsinki felt like an early home-coming, just because the prices are so similar to Switzerland. If I’m making that sound ...

Pokemon and places of worship, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Pokemon and places of worship

A travel blog entry by fizzchick

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... so pretty. We wandered through its 3 major churches - Uppenski Cathedral in dark red brick with its Russian style. Then the Helsinki Cathdral with its Lutheran style which is austere but serene. And lastly the modern circular rock church which has been ...

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