Hostel Academica

Hietaniemenk 14, Helsinki, Southern Finland, 00100, Finland | Hostel
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Go with the Flow

A travel blog entry by strombone


After the wonder that was the Medieval festival in Visby, the next day of hungover transport was depressingly bland, grey and well, modern. But I knew at the end of this 16 hour logistical tunnel there was a light, a modern light, but a good one, one with (hopefully) the same soul as the Medieval festival. The distant glow was Flow Festival, …

Let me take you on a trip

A travel blog entry by davefremland


So, I didn't sleep very well knowing that I'd have to be up at 5:00 a.m. I did, however, sleep a bit but it seemed like just when I was in the middle of dreaming, I would wake up suddenly...almost as if my mind knew I couldn't go too deeply into stage 4 sleep.

Anyway, my bag was already packed and I was ready to go, so when the alarm went …

And the clouds rolled by

A travel blog entry by davefremland


So the sun was up at roughly 4:30 a.m. but I tried to sleep through it anyway, at least until 8 or 9. I achieved my goal and then got up refreshed at 8:30. My plan was to take the "hop on/off tour" so I could use the bus as my transportation for the next 24 hours. I have always had a good experience this way and today was no exception.

The …

Baltic breezes

A travel blog entry by davefremland


Well, I did get some sleep, even if I had forgotten to close my blackout shade... The sun was up at 4:30 in the morning!! I was up at 7:30.

I am glad that I did get a good night of sleep, however. This morning I went out, strolling casually through the downtown area of Helsinki, to the Market Square, where there are tour boats beginning as …

Like Home, Sweet Home

A travel blog entry by lyndshane


Our final stop in 'Eastern' Europe ended up not even really being classified as former eastern bloc at all – at least that’s what we thought*. With our flights to Beijing finally sorted out, we made our way from Tallinn to Helsinki, Finland for a few days of Nordic life before returning to the hot and humid world well-below the 45th …

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