Travel Blogs from Helsinki, Finland

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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 ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by moleandplace

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... and all the waiters sang happy birthday. Had to put our clocks back another hour so we didn’t stay up too late. Arrived at Helsinki about 45 minutes late this morning due to a thick fog which didn’t lift until about 11.30, so didn’t see ...

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 ...

Helsinki Escale, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki Escale

A travel blog entry by liviou

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... depose à l aeroport mais doit filer rapidement pour retourner sur Arlon.....Je me retrouve seul ....oups Grand moment de solitude Arrivé à Helsinki...super moment de solitude  je me rend compte que le "World speaks    ....I K E A" ...

Helsiniki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsiniki

A travel blog entry by amberenrutger

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... en zijn daarna even wat boodschappen voor de terugreis gaan doen. Ook hebben we gekeken waar we op de bus, trein of wat dan ook kunnen stappen om het centrum van Helsinki in te gaan. Verder hebben we vandaag een rustige dag gehad.     ...

Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Suomenlinna

A travel blog entry by pyres

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Took a ferry to Suomenlinna, the sea fortress near Helsinki. It was built by Sweden (and named Sveaborg) to defend Baltic from Russia, then Russia took over the fortress, expanded it and used it to protect Baltic from Sweden and its allies, and finally ...

Departure, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Departure

A travel blog entry by behi

With less than 12 hours until my flight, I'm worried that as tired as I am, this will be a restless night with little or no sleep. We'll see how this blogging thing goes on the road. As of right now though, I'm too exhausted to think of anything clever ...

Getting Started, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Getting Started

A travel blog entry by tgreenspan

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... Painted Veil and whatever garbage followed it.  A mere eight hours after taking off, our plane touched down in Helsinki.  Coming down, we had a beautiful view of the fjords, which were ever bit as majestic as the f-j combination ...

Food in Finland?, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Food in Finland?

A travel blog entry by waynedale

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As soon as I boarded the train from St Petersburg to Helsinki I thought to myself, "ah - this must be a Finnish train". So sleek and quiet and punctual. Not that I'd had any particularly bad experiences with Russian trains but as I was on my way to ...

Hopping on then hopping off in Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Hopping on then hopping off in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by chris-roisin

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... a new Morrison’s or Tesco!! Just like the high competitiveness an intensity of the supermarket chain, Helsinki was founded as a new trading post in Southern Finland and a competitor to Talinn on the other side of the Gulf of Finland! The clocks ...

Back in Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Back in Helsinki

A travel blog entry by carita

Back in ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by mathies

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Arrived at Helsinki Airport at 3:50 p. m. (+ 1 h)after a real comfortable and pleasant flight – I even dared to close my eyes for half an hour – without any pills(!) ;-). I got my luggage without damages (I wondered already in Munich, if I ...

Helsinki- Cathedrals and meeting the Weasley twins, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki- Cathedrals and meeting the Weasley twins

A travel blog entry by mcphailc

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... out to go see some tourist attractions. First we decided to walk to the Senate Square to take a look at Helsinki Cathedreal, completed in 1842. It is an absoloutley gigantic building, bright while with pale green domes. It dominates the ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by lonelysocks

Helsinki ...

On Our Way East, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

On Our Way East

A travel blog entry by canandlids

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... old military buildings.  The roads and walkways are all cobblestone.  We had a great view of the multitude of islands around the Helsinki harbor.  Most of the islands are quite small and they are all rock (no soil at all).  Linda and I ...

Stockholm Continued to Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Stockholm Continued to Helsinki

A travel blog entry by hortonhearsawho

Stockholm Continued                         Tuesday 5/8   Tuesday morning, we all woke up a little tired from last nights bar ...

Mitad de camino, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Mitad de camino

A travel blog entry by k0k0m0

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Me quedé hasta tarde la noche anterior en Internet, por lo que dormimos hasta cerca del mediodía a la mañana siguiente. Me olvidé de contarles que para contactarse con su novia y hacer los arreglos para la cena de anoche, él entraba a un sitio web ...

Spring.... three weeks earlier, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Spring.... three weeks earlier

A travel blog entry by snowflake

... ' attempts to fly = beautiful spring moments -sent about 30 job applications = no real results yet -cycled (loads) in Helsinki and surrounding suburbs = sore bum -participated (with great? success) in Finns' new favourite sport after the latest craze ...

A day in Finland, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

A day in Finland

A travel blog entry by xerius

... whole other country! Ok, going across the Dniester to Tiraspol doesn't really count. Anyhow, I had never been to Finland before, and since Helsinki's but a stone's throw away from Tallinn, it seemed silly not to at least have a brief look. Perhaps it ...

March 10-13: Finland and the Finnish, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

March 10-13: Finland and the Finnish

A travel blog entry by samserpico

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... from Thursday to Sunday.  Since I had already been to Amsterdam, me and five other girls decided we wanted to go to Finland instead...Helsinki. It was just getting really nice in France. It was 60 degrees and sunny the day before we left. Well, on ...

lennujaam, Helsingi, Finland travel blog

lennujaam

A travel blog entry by nipitiri

lennujaam ...

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