Travel Blogs from Helsinki
... it is just starting to get dark. I think the sun woke me at 4.30am this morning. I fly out on Finnair Flight at 11.55 pm tonight for Singapore. I do hope that they don't shoot the plane down over Russia or the Ukraine! It would spoil a good trip! An 11 1/2 hour trip to Singapore, four hour wait and then 7 1/2 hours by QANTAS home to Brisbane , arriving at 6.15 am Sunday morning. You loose some hours as you travel through different time ...
This is a quiet day with a sleep in and then wake up at the Sofitel, Heathrow , which can I say has been more opulent than the other motels I have stayed in during this trip. A short walk to the Underground and then to go from Terminal 5 to Terminal 3 and then through security and a flight to Helsinki, Finland to attend the International Convention of Principals. This should be a very good conference and I see that the ...
A very very very good friend of mine taught me to do "Two best things" every day. This is where at the end of the day, before we go to bed, we have to think of the two best things we experienced that day. Some days are easier than others to actually come up with two things, but we have to think of two, no matter how little.
Today, in Helsinki, I had my two best conversations:
Best conversation number 1:
I'm staying with a family with a 3 year old little ...
Our ship docked at 10.10am this morning. Up close and personal with those on the boat when we were alighting, Very crowed as everyone trying to get off the boat. Soon enough we were back on the bus again. Our local guide took us on a tour of the town which included the Olympic stadium and a statue of the Flying Finn. Our guide also mentioned the Scandinavian habit of taking branches of birch tree and whipping each others backs usually after a sauna - kinky.
Drizzle and grey clouds greeted Limtech, Delcom and Video Girl as they left the ship at 8.30am but by 9 am the sun was shining and remained shining for the rest of the day.
It ended up being quite warm and at one stage Delcom took off her coat and scarf which was an event in itself.
She still had on 6 layers of warm clothing but it was a start!
They were going on the 'Helsinki Highlights and Porvoo" tour for the ...
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, Vernon | 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