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

Up Early and Lots of Singing

A travel blog entry by canandlids


... 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


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


... us to their home for a relaxing lunch and visit. Martti arrived shortly after and we set off.  The Khoui's are from Finland but lived in Barbados for about 5 years.  Their oldest daughter Emma and our oldest daughter Madeline, went to school ...

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

All Booked Out (Fail #3)

A travel blog entry by mo0ks


... .. but to no avail. ALL trains were booked out! What were we going to do. Andrew remembered seeing a ferry from somewhere in Finland to somewhere in Germany. Since Germany was where we were heading.. we decided it was probably our only sure fire way of ...

Aasit lähtövalmiudessa, Tampere, Finland travel blog

Aasit lähtövalmiudessa

A travel blog entry by tiinajatimo


Tajusin vasta tänään eli kolme vuorokautta ennen lähtöämme, että aivan pian olemme kolmen kuukauden ajan vuoroin tien päällä ja vuoroin ilmassa. Ehkä vesilläkin tai pinnan alla jossain kohtaa reittiämme. Matka tuntuu jo melko todelta! ...

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

A lazy day & a dull match

A travel blog entry by samlisa


Hey, just a quickie tonight. Last night it was tipping it down when we walked home from the Sports Academy bar. We had hoods on our coats, but we didn't use them. We had waterproof caps in our bag, we didn't wear them. We weren't as wet as you'd ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by lonelysocks

Helsinki ...

This time, for real..., Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

This time, for real...

A travel blog entry by moonrise

So I've completely changed my thesis topic. It is definitely a good thing in the long run, but a little scary/stressful too. I have a lot of work to do. Although I know that I have come a long way, the fact that I just wrote my second one page ...

Turku, Turku, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by finland2012


Včera jsme dorazili k Ivon na kolej někdy kolem desáté. Zrovna napadlo asi deset čísel sněhu:-). Ochutnali jsme tradiční finskou specialitu Karajalan pie (taštička plněná rýží, na kterou se maže ...

Favorite old things !!!!!, Posio, Finland travel blog

Favorite old things !!!!!

A travel blog entry by mjozwell


Have access to a computer so I have uploaded some pics from the ...

Uus ja ihan oma reissublogi, Pori, Finland travel blog

Uus ja ihan oma reissublogi

A travel blog entry by jomakah


Vaikka sovittiin Kaisan kanssa, että saan käyttää meidän vanhaa reissublogia omalla Nepalin reissullani niin tulin kuitenkin siihen tulokseen että tahdon ihan oman blogin johon voin sit vaikka kirjotella muutenkin reissuistani. Tämä Travelpod ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by hannahrowland


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 ...

Lapland - Fierce Husky Dog Fight, Kittilä, Finland travel blog

Lapland - Fierce Husky Dog Fight

A travel blog entry by reisender

Lapland - Fierce Husky Dog Fight Once again,  we were given the opportunity to take the huskies out for a run. This time the excursion was to be 10 km longer,  i.e. 45 km. It was a beautiful and sunny day, blue skies,  but rather cold ...

yo check it out - SO HILARIOUS!!, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

yo check it out - SO HILARIOUS!!

A travel blog entry by moonrise


ok this is required listening for all your edmontonians, check out this song "oliver square" by local rapper cadence weapon, that my friend harry sent to me last night. seriously one of the funniest things i have heard, ever!!! the whole song is about ...

Hello Santa, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Hello Santa

A travel blog entry by bigbenn


After a pretty good breakfast in our Hotel, we walked down to the bus station to catch the bus to Santa's Village. It was only 8km away, but the main attraction, besides being where Santa hangs out, is that it is right on the Arctic circle. Megan and ...

Koli National Park, Koli National Park, Finland travel blog

Koli National Park

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon


... m a.s.l. and 253 m above Lake Pielinen. The scenery around Koli is considered to be some of the most beautiful in Finland. Hiking and guidance Heritage Centre Ukko, next to the Hotel Kofi, is the main visitor centre in national park. Visitor ...

Tis cold up north..., Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Tis cold up north...

A travel blog entry by simonlant


... an Internet terminal in the town so that we could e-mail loved ones or just update travel diaries. However it appears that as Finland has the greatest amount of technology per capita in all of Europe (To add a little perspective: 91% of Finnish people ...

Helsinki - where everything works, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki - where everything works

A travel blog entry by ozvere


... the ferry terminal and free wifi - everyone speaks English, they smile and are eager to help.  Herewith extract from wikipaedia ref Finland... With a nominal per-capita income of over $49,000 (2011),  Finland is one of the world's ...

Tästä se lähtee, Tampere, Finland travel blog

Tästä se lähtee

A travel blog entry by matkaajamaks

Kevään merkit alkavat orastaa hiljalleen Suomessakin, mutta minä suuntaan kohti toisenlaisia kevään merkkejä itäisillä mailla. Kirsikat ovat puhkeamassa kukkaan Japanissa ja lämpötila nousee sadekauden edellä Kaakkois-Aasiassa. Edessä on ...

Rodando hacia el frío ..., Jyväskylä, Finland travel blog

Rodando hacia el frío ...

A travel blog entry by loboestepario


En uno de los repostajes paro a comer algo. Al salir, me intercepta un motorista finlandés un poco pureta. Laaaaaaaaas miiiiiiiiiismas preguntas y comentarios … “from Spain? Uauuuuuuuuuu!!!!!” … bla, bla, bla … muy majo tb. ...

First stop, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

First stop

A travel blog entry by mirranda


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


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


Saturday Afterglow in the Stairwell, Vaasa, Finland travel blog

Saturday Afterglow in the Stairwell

A travel blog entry by canandlids


We went to the Fondis restaurant , as we knew some of the guys would be there to hear the Russian girls doing their serenade gig.  After the Cantatrix and the Chinese Broadcasting Children’s Choir show we headed over to City Hall for another ...

YOU KNOW YOU HAVE BEEN IN FINLAND TOO LONG, WHEN.., Joensuu, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

... c. to party need to get off the boat in Stockholm, just turn around and do it again on the way back to Finland. 6. Your coffee consumption exceeds 6 cups a day and coffee is too weak if there is less than 10 scoops per pot. 7. Your ...

Aurora Borealis, Levi/Kittilä, Finland travel blog

Aurora Borealis

A travel blog entry by simonlant

We packed our bags for an earlyish check out and Paul and Bo headed down to pick up a hire car we had booked. It was due to cost us about £100 split 4 ways for a couple of days hire so it was going to work out a lot cheaper than taking public 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


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


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 ...

Märkko Alsopinen in Finland, Rovaniemi, Finland travel blog

Märkko Alsopinen in Finland

A travel blog entry by marksadventures


After breakfast we headed off from our last night in Norway, with our destination being Rovaniemi in Finland. We saw a lot more Reindeer today, and Stu the vet made a good attempt to catch one but had no luck. We drove past more coastal scenery today, ...

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