Academica Summer Hostel

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

Last day

A travel blog entry by mattyk on Aug 20, 2014

16 photos

... for Orla in a rapidly decreasing in size but very cool, child unfriendly flat. We decided to head out rain or no rain for a walk round the docks. We were not disappointed and there was in fact more rain along with other forms of weather such as wind! Orla loved it but we were less enamored is we headed to the trusty K market. We made the wine section before 8; result! Heading back to the apartment in gale force 8 (serious cheap umbrella ...

Suomenlinna Island

A travel blog entry by wearn4nz on Aug 04, 2014

12 photos

Andy headed off early for his first day of meetings at Helsinki Uni which apparently went well and the boys got some homework done. After lunch together at the flat we set off to go to Suomenlinna island, just 20 mins away by ferry from the city. Unfortunately we missed the ferry so walked through the food market to kill time - hot food for sale of all types inc fish and seafood as well as bratwurst and heaps of fresh berries. We ...

Finland...the country where I'd quite like to be

A travel blog entry by rachenry on Jul 29, 2014

2 comments, 19 photos

... 8217;d be able to leave the ship after all. Whew!!

Dinner this evening was our first formal night…my chance to wear my rented tux. I began to get nervous as I realized I actually had no idea of how to properly set myself up in a tux. I managed to muddle through by using the shirt, pants, jacket and tie…much like a regular suit and that seemed to be OK. I was perplexed to note that there was a card with several black plastic objects included in my ...

Helsinki

A travel blog entry by tricruiser on May 26, 2014

1 comment, 11 photos

... have laws forbidding buildings of wood. We saw the fields were planted, but the guide only knew it was grains. There are high moose fences. It is very expensive here.The waters freeze so speed skating is popular. They have other events to help pass the long winters, such as wife carrying. She suggested we look this up on you tube! We pass an area that was roasting coffee! What an great aroma! This is a country of 180,000+ lakes. In Porvoo we ...

Travel blog. Entry 2. The long road to Beijing

A travel blog entry by sarlexpovend on May 05, 2014

3 comments, 28 photos

... inn at Helsinki airport. In the intervening time we did venture in to downtown Helsinki to take in some of the local culture. We were met with a shower of sleet and snow. The irony was not lost on me that we were still only 3 hours from the UK in the snow when we were meant to be on the other side of the world in 30 degree heat. We eventually made it to Singapore a day later than planned and £300 worse off after having to re-book our onward flights to Beijing. On the bright ...