Travel Blogs from Hyvinkaa
... of flights. One isle and 3 seats either side. We were served a sandwich and some pasta which I loved after Chinese food which I could not eat too much of. I also ate James pasta and Lauren's pastrami. I was rather hungry. Spending a bit of time today loading photos to the blog so I can send it live when we reach Berlin. -Billy James China was a great experience for everyone on the trip, I think this because experiencing other cultures opens up people's minds and makes them ...
... me of DJ's food hall - especially the meat and seafood section. There was a crowd of locals there, then I realised it was because it was Friday! Stocking (pun intended) up for the weekend. The meats were deliciously appetising and gorgeous - but VERY EXPENSIVE, more than the regular supermarkets here and just like DJs.
Oh and Yay! There as an, "Alko" downstairs which sold wine, liquor, etc - more than 5% vol. Yes, ...
... and clean and very pretty - all the picturesque cobbles and lovely facades you could wish for, with the masts of boats rocking at the end of every street, peopled by kind, helpful Finns. We mentioned to the Reception staff that we needed to sleep, and she said that if our allocated room wasn't dark enough, she could move us onto the courtyard side. A few minutes after arriving and settling in, she called to make sure we were happy. And we were. Oh, boy, we were! ...
We passed a quiet and restful night in the Olympic Stadium car park, despite it being so near the city centre. Strangely, there is a van hire company who do short term hire (anything from an hour upwards) who operate from the car park from early morning to quite late at night. They have dozens of vans, and must save themselves a fortune by not having to pay for a yard to park them in. If the authorities turn a blind eye to them, I am sure we and the other camper wagons here need ...
... midnight surcharges)
Duration: 30mins (just flag directly from the airport taxi queue)
Accommodation: Hellsten Helsinki Parliament
Cost: SGD$202.60/night (up to 4 pax)
Booked: Hellsten Helsinki Parliament, One bed room apartment via Hotels.com
Taxi from City Centre to Helsinki Airport: Euro 39
Booked: Direct from ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free parking