Travel Blogs from Helsinki
... a few hours until I am ready to sleep. Unfortunately then it's time to get moving to make the most of the day. Sunday, my birthday, was a case in point. It was the second day on my Helsinki card so I had picked out 5 museums that I wanted to see. That necessitated an early start.
I left my hotel by 9 and walked another couple of km to the first museum stop for the day. Everything but a McDonald's was closed. I was determined that my birthday breakfast ...
... way to commute along with walking. The days have been beautifully clear and warm, low 20s.
Got our bearings after the cruise back from Estonia with a hop on hop off bus trip. We like them because they quickly give you a sense of the city and what is important to explore further. This trip though was not without mishap when we collided with a tram and the windows back from where we were sitting exploded. No one was hurt but ...
... hotel. I went in (free again) and there was food and more food to eat, to buy, to taste....cooked, fried, fresh, dried....everything, anything. There was such order in all that craziness. I love that sort of calmness in this city.
With that, I returned to the hotel.
Hei hei (HAY-hay)
Hilda in Helsinki
... hazard. But in Estonia, it's 3 euros please, come right in.
We were so pressed for time that we hardly had any time to really explore, but we each took off in separate directions, snapping photos as we went. There was an abandoned warden's office with records and paperwork scattered about the rotting floor. There was a medical ward with scary-looking abandoned equipment. A sign pointing to a rubber room. What made the whole thing even better was that, unlike ...
... feet deep. It is built of over 600 pipes and weighs 24 tons.
There was a huge park surrounding the monument filled with towering birch trees. Joe tried to steal fresh birch branches from the trees in the park so I could beat myself in the sauna (which I did each day). But I wouldn’t let him!
That was our ...
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 $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!
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