Academica Summer Hostel

Address: Hietaniemenkatu 14, Helsinki, Southern Finland, 00100, Finland | 2 star hostel
 
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Travel Blogs from Helsinki

Restaurant day!

A travel blog entry by mattyk on Aug 17, 2014

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... pointed out a massive church and told us the name. It was obviously memorable. We found the design museum and paid a formidably east German looking student €20 for the 'small' museum. It was cool but a bit of a rip off. Kate hit the nail on the head with "worth €5". Down in the basement there was an installation by a Dutch artist. Dark passageways illuminated by glowing slugs on sticks activated by sensors picking up ...

Beautiful Coastline and Bays

A travel blog entry by khillski on Aug 05, 2014

22 photos

... country has gone its own eclectic way ever since. This northerly capital is a vibrant, modern city, with many open parks and gardens, and some fine neo-classical buildings in the Senate Square.

Today, Helsinki is a remarkably cutting-edge city in art, technology and social consciousness. Museum exhibits, theaters and concerts abound, the sidewalks are heated in winter so they don't have to be shoveled, and everyone seems to be connected to everyone else by a ...

From France to Finland

A travel blog entry by wearn4nz on Aug 02, 2014

... Everyone is very friendly and helpful, speaking excellent English although our Finnish friends in NZ gave us a few phrases we can say to show willing - hello (Hei), goodbye (Hei Hei) and thank you (Kiitos). With the one hour time difference ahead and it being light until so late, we had a nice long evening and had to make the boys go to bed so we could, as they didn't feel tired - at least there are 2 bedrooms so it's not Reims all over again! ...

Cutlets are Rissoles

A travel blog entry by sverregunnersen on Jul 18, 2014

1 comment, 7 photos

... I myself googled cutlet myself wondering if he'd spelled it differently or something, but I got the same results. It wasn't until I typed "lamb cutlets" that I saw what I have always called a cutlet. So apparently cutlets are rissoles, and my Russian-born, Finnish-speaking couch surfing host knows better English than I do! Tomorrow morning marks that start of the long ride from Helsinki to Oslo - about 2000 kilometres - and 5 days to do it as I'm meeting Jess in Oslo on the 23rd. ...

Rattling around Helsinki

A travel blog entry by anni.porter on Jul 05, 2014

1 comment, 29 photos

Around 6am I looked out the window this morning and it was totally white – thick fog – so bad I couldn't see the sea. Someone later said that between 3am and 4am the ships fog horn was blasting constantly but we didn’t hear that.

We arrived into port at Helsinki around 10am and we didn’t attempt to rush off – we’d had a light breakfast from room service and so we went down to the International Café and had a ...