Travel Blogs from Helsinki
... was doubt about it, but thankfully they were able to get Lil some plain ice-cream from the kitchen. Anyway, compared to the allergy awareness of Australia, which I have always thought is pretty good, it just really surprised me that it there was no focus on it in the buffet. Something to be wary of.
Anyway, after all the eating yet again it was all we could do we had a quick walk around the ferry before heading back to cabin ….. where we slept, slept, ...
... of sorts with salads and bread. No meat. Delicious though. They have amazing breads and every meal be it breakfast , lunch or dinner have five types of beautiful breads. Funny enough the Fins are usually thin, fair, blonde and fine features. They are friendly and welcoming. The city is quite small and vey clean. You feel quite safe here and it is a lovely place to see. I'm looking forward ...
... one of the main attractions in Helsinki. The church hall is covered with a dome, lined with copper and supported on the rock walls by reinforced concrete beams. The interior walls are of rugged rock and rubble wall. Before noon, the sunlight spreads from the row of windows surrounding the roof periphery to the altar wall, where an ice-age crevice serves as the altarpiece. Then we went to a cute cafe by the water for delicious cinnamon ...
... So I didn’t get the flight booked then. Pity, because there were some very reasonable air fares. I shut the computer and left it till another day.
We were able to book our ferry trip from Turku Finland to Stockholm Sweden from Rastila Camping, with the help of the office staff at Rastila Campground. I used my debit card, as the Visa credit is frozen. Just a tip for travellers, take more than one credit ...
On my travels people have told me that Helsinki is the most overrated place in Europe. I tried not to let that bias my trip, but I must admit...Helsinki sucked...a lot. What else can you say when the highlight of the trip was the ferry ride over from Estonia? The ferry was really cool - it had a shopping area, a few bars/restaurants, and it offered me the opportunity to embarrass myself by getting seasick after 14 years in the Navy...thanks for not laughing too hard, Hanna. :-)
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
Mikonkatu 23, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- 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 $118
- Love this hotel
- Slightly above avarage 3 stars
- Great Location, Great Service
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $116
- Friendly Staffs
- Excellant hotel
- Excellent service perfectly located
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!
Elielinaukio 5, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $67
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