Travel Blogs from Helsinki, Finland

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Destination Lapland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Destination Lapland

A travel blog entry by bigbenn

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... bus pulled up right outside the Ferry station, exactly where we wanted to be. So we hopped off and went inside to book a ferry to Helsinki. The next ferry was at 14:00, and we were brought back to the reality of expensive countries when the price of the ...

Cold Winds and Silent People., Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Cold Winds and Silent People.

A travel blog entry by mrjack12

... AAAaRRGHH!!!by7gcsuec/...;p[9!j,,!!8]#!! Once I had my bearings (and some sleep to recover), I wandered around the centre of Helsinki. Well, tachnically I walked straight across it, I had heard it was quite a small capital city but I ...

Back in Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Back in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by dmp3380

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Helsinki verkennen, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki verkennen

A travel blog entry by amberenrutger

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... We hebben bijna de hele dag prachtig weer gehad, alleen één hele grote maar korte bui. Morgen gaan we nog naar een eilandje vlak voor Helsinki genaamd Suomenlinna en daarna stappen we alweer op de boot richting Stockholm...   ...

Bad Weather and just tired out., Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Bad Weather and just tired out.

A travel blog entry by abalzer

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June 12, Helsinki, Finland Today we were in Helsinki and it was sort of anti-climatic after St. Petersburg. The weather was lousy, cold, foggy, raining, and extremely windy.  However we pressed on into the heart of Helsinki bad weather, tired feet, ...

catching up to last entry, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

catching up to last entry

A travel blog entry by worths

In notes, am now up to the cafe in Helsinki where we got cut off and discouraged.  Didn't make for a very good wander around but we got our senses of humour back so there will be some photos when we eventually get around to uploading them. Think I ...

Korea, jövök újra! / On the way back to Korea, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Korea, jövök újra! / On the way back to Korea

A travel blog entry by arodin

... .  Onnan már csak egy nagy ugrás, azaz repülés a második otthonom! Juhúúúúú!!! ________________ Finn Air flight AY754 Budapest - Helsinki. From there it's only one more long jump (I mean flight) and I'll be at the my second home again!!! ...

Helsinki - back in Finland!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki - back in Finland!

A travel blog entry by carita

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Pictures from the market place in an early (hmm.. for me early!) morning. With lots of ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by gerard_mc_cabe

Helsinki ...

2 days in Helsinki , Helsinki, Finland travel blog

2 days in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by john_and_chloe

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... for cooking us a great meal, the evening tour and for introducing us to "megapussi" and “fanny custard”!!! Haha!! Helsinki hosted the 1952 Summer Olympics and the various stadia are still in use throughout the city.  We took a morning ...

A day in Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

A day in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by dujr

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Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, and a Fire Station Visit, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, and a Fire Station Visit

A travel blog entry by superhamster

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... at a souvenir store and grabbed a few bits and pieces before finally making my way to one of the two volunteer fire stations in Helsinki. When I arrived at the fire station I was given a tour by the First Vice Chief, Perttu. Perttu was a really nice ...

Snow Storm in Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Snow Storm in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by inke

... one day everything has been covered by thick layer of snow. Snowing has been so intense that, for example, all the flights to Helsinki airport have been canceled or delayed. We were lucky to choose the train. :) Or maybe I shouldn't be too sure about ...

Here We Go Again!, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Here We Go Again!

A travel blog entry by ilari

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1 - 3.12.2012. Helsinki. Finland Maailmanloppu on tulossa. Mayat olivat oikeassa. Pitkäkalenteri tulee päätökseensä 21.12.2012. Sen jälkeen maailmamme lakkaa olemasta. Aika on käymässä vähiin ja nyt pitää ottaa lopuista päivistä kaikki ...

Helsinki Tourist, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki Tourist

A travel blog entry by wandering_bug

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... 's Summer Festival - The first signs of summer, drunken dancing and over 50 000 people just enjoying themselves in the park. - Helsinki Pro Skate Semi-Finals- It was in Helsinki Ice skating Rink. A lot of fun, everyone was enjoying themselves from ...

Finding the boat to Tallinn, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Finding the boat to Tallinn

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

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... been quite warm and rough. I returned to the hostel all in sweat. Oh well. What a finnish experience. At least I noticed that Helsinki has a very beautiful beach. It must be even more beautiful in summer, when the weather isn't so grey. We're off to ...

Where East meets West, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Where East meets West

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... , I was pleased to see the Finish border guards enter the train and the remaining part of the journey was a lot smoother. I arrived in Helsinki tired and pissed off with my journey, should of got a bus. I put on the backpack read the English news at a ...

Helsinki so me očarali, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki so me očarali

A travel blog entry by jana-petan

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... , ki je rokav Baltika, leži glavno in največje mesto te države. Zaradi svoje lege, so se Helsinki v zgodovini precej povezovali z velikimi mesti kot so Stockholm, Talin in St.Petersburg. Helsinki imajo 600.000 prebivalcev in so ...

Exploring Helsinki, rock & history combi, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Exploring Helsinki, rock & history combi

A travel blog entry by foegoer

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... thesis! Hectic times as I so clearly remember from my own studying times, long ago ;-)) I find out Helsinki (as most parts of township Finland) is secondhand stuff paradise!!! Flea markets and secondhand shops everywhere! Of course I have to explore ...

Helsinki's Hello, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki's Hello

A travel blog entry by ktandash

... I (Kt) had a piece of locally made passion fruit cheesecake. Mmmmm :) ! From there we went to the Helsinki Cathedral (Tuomiokirkko), the Russian built church (Uspenskin Katedraali) and the Temppeliaukio Kirkko church (which is built into the rockface). ...

arriving at my Ferry destination, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

arriving at my Ferry destination

A travel blog entry by foegoer

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... HP book and cannot seem to stop reading! It's good! Met some other bikers on the ferry. I might meet 2 finnish lady-bikers later this month in Helsinki, when I make my way across into Estonia. We like to meet up for a tea and a ride. See how it ...

Back to my roots, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Back to my roots

A travel blog entry by rora_8

... discovered many things that my mom does are not as odd as I once thought they were. Some of the things are very common in Finland, by the general population. Oddly I feel I really fit in here (minus the language barrier). Not only in the way I was ...

The Irish take over Helsinki, plus me, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

The Irish take over Helsinki, plus me

A travel blog entry by elizabessie

... was a bad influence and Mark ended up skipping his school. (It was only one 2 hour class...) We wandered the streets of Helsinki. There is a beautiful Lutheran Cathedral. We came upon it as a wedding party was assembling for photos in the square in front ...

The Irish take over Helsinki, plus me, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

The Irish take over Helsinki, plus me

A travel blog entry by elizabessie

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... was a bad influence and Mark ended up skipping his school. (It was only one 2 hour class...) We wandered the streets of Helsinki. There is a beautiful Lutheran Cathedral. We came upon it as a wedding party was assembling for photos in the square in front ...

Helsinki- More sightseeing and cruise home , Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki- More sightseeing and cruise home

A travel blog entry by mcphailc

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... here we walked the rest of the way to the Sibelius monument, taking a little trip through some less touristy areas of Helsinki. We walked through some residential areas, down a path by some water and we eventually caught up with the many ...

Kohta se alkaa..., Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Kohta se alkaa...

A travel blog entry by annijavaltteri

Heissan taas uskolliset vanhat lukijat ja tervetuloa kaikki uudet!   Taas on kausi edessä Alpeilla ja onneksi yhdessä onnellisesti. Sooloilut on nyt sooloiltu ja loppu hyvin kaikki hyvin. Valtteri on ollut Gravessa jo 4.tammikuuta saakka ja itse ...

Back into Europe, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Back into Europe

A travel blog entry by fiseb

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... 've come up again. No problems crossing the borders, though we think every Russian had the suitcases searched as they crossed into Finland. Helsinki was our only stop in the country, but it was quite lovely, and very relaxing. It was much smaller than the ...

A gentle stroll, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

A gentle stroll

A travel blog entry by samlisa

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... Eurosport 1). Kick off is at 5.30pm Finnish time. We're walking up to meet the rest of the gang at the hotel near Helsinki's Olympic stadium (Mike, Pete, Emma, Richard, the Carney's, Bernie and Gavin are all staying there) and then up to the Holiday Inn ...

Wet and rainy Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Wet and rainy Helsinki

A travel blog entry by tamararosey

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... the Natural History Museum, which was really interesting.  There is an ENORMOUS owl that is native to Finland! 4th June was the start of Helsinki Week festival, so in Senate Square there was the Provincial Festival, which this year featured ...

Two Weeks in Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Two Weeks in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by wandering_bug

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The Daughter of the Baltic. Two weeks in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. The city where saliva coats the pavements, a third of the inhabitants wear studded collars, long black jackets and scowls, while the other two thirds, during the first signs ...

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