Travel Blogs from Helsinki
We departed Berlin with a photo from the car of Mies van der Rohe's building for the National Gallery in Berlin. We drove to Strasbourg where we were scheduled to return our lease car at the airport at 10 the following morning. We checked-in to the Ibis directly across from the Strasbourg train station, which looks like the Mother Ship. We posted a package and some postcards and took a walk in the old town. Strasbourg is in the Alsace so there is ...
... quite defensible and its no surprise that the Swedish defended it keenly, whilst their enemies saw it as a vital capture whenever warfare was rife.
The main port nowadays has ferries departing primarily to Tallinn, St. Petersburg and Stockholm (though there are others) whilst the tram will take you pretty much everywhere you need to go. On that note, buy a Helsinki Card - not only does it give you unlimited ...
By Paul Now Annie has spent an extra week in Warsaw & I have spent a week in Finland. Annie is attending Polish lessons each day, seeing the sights and playing with the Polish kiddies. I'm enjoying Finland and feel better. Helsinki in Autumn is beautiful. The colours are great, birds land on your hand, squirrels come up to you, the markets sell fish that you can eat, drink and roll around in. It is that good. I spent a day in a Gr 1 class in a Finnish ...
Apart from the extended families of flies living around the bins and kitchen area, the hostel wasn't so bad. You get what you pay for. At least the bunks had dividers between every pair, plus each had a light and an electricity socket. My old Australian phone has been gradually dying since a few months ago. It barely lasts a day now without needing a charge. That and trying to keep the computer and camera batteries topped up can be a challenge when there's ...
... along the Esplanade. We thanked him for his time and went on our way.
A block or two further down the Esplanade, an intersecting street, Sofiankatu, gave us a glimpse of Senate Square, and the Lutheran Cathedral. We decided to head that way. Good call! Just 25 meters up that side street, was a sandwich board that advertised Bryggeri, a brewery and restaurant. We checked out the menu posted on the building’s wall and liked what we saw. This was ...
Other places to stay in Helsinki
Taka-Töölö, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $145
- If modern is your wish
- Excelente ubicación, personal agradable
- Excellent location, friendly service
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $131
- No towels in a EUR 169,-- room
- Very Nice Hotel for the money
- OK Hotel
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- A bit over price
- Fantastic Hotel in a Fantastic City
- Fantastic hotel!...
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $150
- A truly wonderful hotel.
- OK for one night!
- Highly recommended
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $149
- Perfect location, adequate hotel
- Loved the Marski
- Very average
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $141
Pasila, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $112
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $129
- One of the Best
- Fantastic time!
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $151
- Love this hotel
- Slightly above avarage 3 stars
- Great Location, Great Service
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $138
- Friendly Staffs
- Excellant hotel
- Excellent service perfectly located
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $121
- Good value for money hotel
- Terrible breakfast
Kampinmalmi, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $124
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $123
Ullanlinna, Helsinki | 5 star hotelfrom $195
- Loved the Kamp!
- Great Experience, except for service in the bar
- Scandinavia's Best!
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Fantastisches Holiday Inn
- Modern and central
- Fantastic Holiday Inn
Keskinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $116
Keskinen, Helsinki | 5 star hotelfrom $114
- Good location, dated rooms
- The other Helsinki Hilton
- Passabile, ma non fantastico
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $126
- Great rooms for great price in great location~
- We had a great stay at the Helka
- Very nice
Kampinmalmi, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $146
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $136
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $141
- 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 $112
- Buena relación calidad-precio en el Hotel Arthur de Helsinki
- Nice city-hotel
- Ich warte auf wiedersehen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Vatican City, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $192
- Great hotel with good prices
- Very nice design hotel
- Hätte nicht besser sein können
Vironniemi, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $150
- Preis-Leistung und Lage großartig
- Great value and location
- A very nice hotel
Veromaentie 1, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $118
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $100