Travel Blogs from Helsinki
I can't tell the 5 months most awesome of my life in a blog, but I can try to give an idea.
Even if I was alone in a unknow, freezing and so different place from my hometown (Rome), I suddenly felt well, free, relax and happy. I loved so much my apartment in Domus Academica. There was everything I need and more. I can't forgot the clubroom (the …
Helsinki is a beautiful city, setting of the water. I arrived here from Tallinn Estonia on the cruise line: Baltic Princess and would highly recommend this mode of travel from Tallinn. There are quite a few boats, express ferries, so forth, but this trip took about 4 hours, and you can go outside on the deck and sit/stand and watch the world go by …
... with Len towards the sand...I left the path and went for the smooth, moss covered, wet rocks....which went straight into the water.........(yes it is obvious what is going to happen ...now, but at the time I had no idea)..... So as I get to the waters edge....I go to touch the water and wooooshh.....my legs which are on the slimy rocks slide out from under me and I end up on my **** in the water, covered in slime.....thinking no one had noticed.....I tried to get up quickly ...
... in an area called Töölö. Her apartment was tiny, cosy and well accessorised with IKEA like products. The most telling feature of her house was a quote on the feature wall – “Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it is about dancing in the rain”. As cheesy as it sounds, it is a fantastic outlook towards life, something that everyone should aspire to. After dumping my bags, she took me for a walk over to a nice hidden café by the water where we spent a ...
... br> city on our own and visited the places that the locals frequent.
After a great time perusing a local flee market, we found an
authentic Finlandic restaurant; and, yes, we had reindeer.
(to the tune of Rudolph):
"We ate some red-nosed reindeer;
With a side of po-ta-toes.
And, if you ever tried it,
You'd keep the Pepto-Bismal close.”
Actually, it was very good! We also
enjoyed over-cooked beef and smoked white fish on ...
I past in Domus Academica the best 5 months of my life... The clubroom make my erasmus and I loved my flat.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.
TravelPod Member ReviewsDommus Academia Helsinki
TripAdvisor Reviews Dommus Academia Helsinki
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