HEO Hostel Helsinki

Kirstinkatu 1, Helsinki, Southern Finland, 00530, Finland | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Helsinki

A surfeit of daylight

A travel blog entry by wayfgrrl

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... be weighed and priced as you’re checking out.)



Everything official and most signage is written in both Finnish and Swedish. Street maps can be confusing, with two names for every road. I found that when only foreign languages are provided on food container labels, the Swedish is slightly more decipherable than Finnish. I have to say that Greek was easier for me to decipher than Finnish!
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Some people party for Graduation...we get cultured

A travel blog entry by pieceofparadise

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... as the salmon fillet or reindeer dishes or simply peruse handmade local items such as the reindeer horn trinkets. Warning:they also see reindeer, mink and snow fox pelts which are their local trades, so please take this into account if visiting.

If you're musically inclined the following day should be spent outdoors as much as possible. Take in the Jean Sibelius monument in the park similarly named. The monument is made up of over 600 metal pipes ...

Cruise Day 6

A travel blog entry by jas20j

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... Hesperia Park.

Our final destination was Temppeliaukio kirrko (Temple Square Church commonly called The Rock Church), a beautiful Lutheran Church built entirely into the bedrock and quarried stone. Nothing prepares you for the beauty and uniqueness of its architecture. From outside the church has little presence, but once you step through the very accessible entry the round interior surrounds you. The church has a circular copper roof spiralling out from a ...

Finally, we have reached Scandinavia

A travel blog entry by nickandmaryjane

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... form apparently) and visited the Elinge Älgpark (www.elingealgpark.com) which has about 10 tame mooses, plus two sets of new-born twins. Two-day old mooses are so cute – all legs and nose! We also had Mooseburgers for lunch, which were super-yummy. We had a great time exploring the park, feeding and patting the mooses, as well as chatting to the owner and the Swedish Chef at the cafe – both of whom spoke very good English, unlike ...

Homeward Bound

A travel blog entry by ruth.parent

... Those Hungarian women have big hands and really know how to show you who is boss. Reluctantly bid farewell to Budapest and headed to the airport around 5 pm. Caught our flight to Helsinki and have chosen to hang out in the airport overnight rather than book a nearby hotel for $250, so have found a comfy couch to settle in for the night. Might be getting too old for this. Will ...

 

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