Travel Blogs from Helsinki, Finland

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Expensive but nice, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Expensive but nice

A travel blog entry by rtwmurraystyle

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Our trip finally got under way with a lift to the airport and then an early flight to Helsinki from Heathrow. Hotel Ava is a little way out of the centre and took some finding but we eventually managed it. Ava is more of a hostel really but ...

Jun 10, 2009, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Jun 10, 2009

A travel blog entry by mylifesjourney

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Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by doodlebugs

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... dense urban living is the most environment-friendly way to live because city planners can be very efficient. The interesting thing about Helsinki is that it was under Russian rule for quite a while and has much of their architecture. We saw a church ...

4 Days in Helsinki (Finland), Helsinki, Finland travel blog

4 Days in Helsinki (Finland)

A travel blog entry by jojoh

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... Ulrika for taking good care of me during my stay.  Salut tout le monde  Je suis de retour de la Finland a Helsinki un très beau voyage. Les Finlandais son très accueillant et très volontaire pour aider lorsque étais perdue. Revoir Ulrika ma ...

Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland travel blog

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by tilman

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... With a ferry boat of Wiking lines I went from Tallinn (Estonia) to Helsinki, the trip is about 3,5 hours. Helsinki is nice, but nothing special. If you are interested in nature I really can recommend Sea Life Helsinki, a nice aquarium with exotic ...

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