Travel Blogs from Helsinki
A very very very good friend of mine taught me to do "Two best things" every day. This is where at the end of the day, before we go to bed, we have to think of the two best things we experienced that day. Some days are easier than others to actually come up with two things, but we have to think of two, no matter how little.
Today, in Helsinki, I had my two best conversations:
Best conversation number 1:
I'm staying with a family with a 3 year old little ...
... dropped off our purchases at the hotel then went to Bryggeri for lunch at 3:30. We sat in the beer garden in the sun and had a beer. I had the BBQ pork burger and Dylan had the Bryggeriwurst and sauerkraut. I also tried the Karelian Pie. A Finnish dish with rye base filled with rice and an egg butter with salmon on top. A bit too much butter for my taste. We finished lunch at 4:45 so went back to the hotel ...
... a walk round the expansive rooftop terraces that gave us great views across the city.
We didn’t have much planned for today apart from having dinner at the Güven’s before going to the airport. Walking the streets, in the freezing cold, for the afternoon wouldn’t be much fun so David spoke with the hotel reception and managed to negotiate a late checkout without any additional charge. We had the room until 2pm which was ...
... group of folks in the 30-50 age group that caught my attention. It turns out they were a "meet-up" group focused on Science Fiction.
One guy wore a T-shirt with "SCIENCE - It works, *****es!" on the front. It was about 10 pm local time when I trundled home and collapsed into bed.
Everyone I have attempted to converse with speaks exceptional English, almost without accent. We're lucky that way.
... of a certain German automobile I am used to such characteristics so after some reassurance we forged on. We decided to concentrate on the design quarter of Helsinki today, so we wandered down the cobbled road and came across the flea market. It very quickly became apparent the Finns like a bit if a tat! We find a lovely 70s example of a Moomin for Orla. Cue the negotiation skills... Suffice to say The ...
Other places to stay in Helsinki
Taka-Töölö, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $132
- If modern is your wish
- Excelente ubicación, personal agradable
- Excellent location, friendly service
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- A bit over price
- Fantastic Hotel in a Fantastic City
- Fantastic hotel!...
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- No towels in a EUR 169,-- room
- Very Nice Hotel for the money
- OK Hotel
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $142
- A truly wonderful hotel.
- OK for one night!
- Highly recommended
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $126
- Perfect location, adequate hotel
- Loved the Marski
- Very average
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $159
Pasila, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $141
- One of the Best
- Fantastic time!
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $116
- Friendly Staffs
- Excellant hotel
- Excellent service perfectly located
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $118
- Love this hotel
- Slightly above avarage 3 stars
- Great Location, Great Service
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $127
- Good value for money hotel
- Terrible breakfast
Kampinmalmi, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $106
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $132
Ullanlinna, Helsinki | 5 star hotelfrom $184
- Loved the Kamp!
- Great Experience, except for service in the bar
- Scandinavia's Best!
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $134
- Fantastisches Holiday Inn
- Modern and central
- Fantastic Holiday Inn
Keskinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $121
Keskinen, Helsinki | 5 star hotelfrom $119
- Good location, dated rooms
- The other Helsinki Hilton
- Passabile, ma non fantastico
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $124
- Great rooms for great price in great location~
- We had a great stay at the Helka
- Very nice
Kampinmalmi, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $159
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $159
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $137
- Not so good as they say!
- PERFECT IN EVERY WAY! LOTS OF ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND EXCELLENT FRIENDLY STAFF!
- Loved GLO!
Vironniemi, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $93
- Buena relación calidad-precio en el Hotel Arthur de Helsinki
- Nice city-hotel
- Ich warte auf wiedersehen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Vatican City, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $172
- Great hotel with good prices
- Very nice design hotel
- Hätte nicht besser sein können
Vironniemi, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $139
- Preis-Leistung und Lage großartig
- Great value and location
- A very nice hotel
Veromaentie 1, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $105
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $105