Travel Blogs from Helsinki
... for opening doors, messing with tickets, punching people or fighting off wild dogs (the latter has happened, back in Bolivia).
It was a straight shot from the hostel to the ferry terminal but I made a detour into the Old Town to stop at the bookshop I'd been to the day before. I had a Harlan Coben book to drop off and had agreed with the guy in the shop that I'd just leave it on the doorstep. A crazy lady was shuffling up and down the street and I had a feeling she ...
... and change.....but like many things we seem to do...we got LOST.....we saw the main road back to the hotel, but for some reason decided to take another road, so we could see different shops on the way back......do you think either one of us stopped to question that on our new adventure back to the hotel.......we walked across a bridge over a river (when there is no river to get to our hotel)..... Or that later we were climbing a steep hill, when the hotel was on flat, and I ...
... skies made me feel like I was running in paradise! It was the most effortless 10k run I’ve ever done. The landscape was so picturesque that you had to be there to appreciate it fully. Photos just do not do it justice. The woods in the island were near empty, different species of birds were chirping away and flying in and out of your path as if to show you the way ahead. I had heard so much about this part of the world, and now I was finally there. It was amazing. Later in ...
... not apply for breakfast so we were happy to be joined at our table by a lovely group of young travellers from Japan who were both friendly and engaging.
We returned to our cabins to get ready to disembark as we would soon be arriving in Helsinki. On reflection, our crossing on the MS Gabriella had been very enjoyable and much smoother than we expected despite the rainy weather. Even Sal who has always been a reluctant sailor ...
... in no man's land which doesn't belong to either Finland or to Russia so it's no time to get into trouble and risk getting sent to Siberia. Pierre doesn't like extreme heat or extreme cold, he's a bit finnicky that way but what the hell, the man's got a good heart. After sincere vows to return to St-Pete one day to see the rest of the city and L'Hermitage, we are having second thoughts. Nothing irks me more than inconsiderate and uncouth morons. Who ...
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