Travel Blogs from Helsinki
... of Helsinki was the open air market, located at the south harbor, and showcasing traditional market foods and treats, as well as handicrafts and souvenirs. Food prices were high, and the good looking fruit was imported from other countries to the south. But it was great fun to stroll among the booths selling tourist souvenirs, including bottle openers made from reindeer horn, many wooden items, pretty weavings and other interesting ...
Up a couple of times in the night for a big swig of water feeling like I've had a few too many, lol! Awake at 7:30 and we headed down for the included hotel breakfast at 8:30. I had some hard boiled eggs and bacon and ham and cheese croissant. After breaky we went back upstairs to get ready to head out for a day of site seeing. Headed out at around 11 initially looking for a supermarket to buy some batteries for the GPS and then to head over to ...
... though after a few rounds of drinks, we called it a night or more accurately, an early evening.
We said our goodbyes to Tomi and Taina as they headed to the train station and then we started to look for a bed for the night. The Sokos Hotel Vaakuna was the closest and we figured that no hotel would be cheap in the capital so we might as well just bite the bullet and pay whatever they were asking.
It wasn’t the cheapest hotel we’d ever stayed in but it ...
... dinner and slept right through waking when we got home....which meant she was right to party when we were trying to get the other to sleep! There is no snow here at the moment....but it has snowed recently as there were piles next to the roads in places....it is quite cool though with the temperature around 1-2 degrees.... There are a couple of photos of our apartment in Vienna and a few from our walk tonight that Josh took. Enjoy... Talk soon ...
... this area i walked around, took some pictures and then went to the natural history museum – had to pay to get in here, as not on the Helsinki card. There was lots to see in here, mainly the usual natural history museum type stuff, but with more Finnish animals, but it was well laid out. After finishing with this museum i walked around to the Finnish national museum, had to wait a few minutes for it to open, then i wandered around. There was a ...
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
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $142
- 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 $116
- Friendly Staffs
- Excellant hotel
- Excellent service perfectly located
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $118
- Love this hotel
- Slightly above avarage 3 stars
- Great Location, Great Service
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!
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $134
- Fantastisches Holiday Inn
- Modern and central
- Fantastic Holiday Inn
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