Travel Blogs from Helsinki
... fine arts and glass shops.
Turning away from these streets we passed the Central Railway Station of Eliel Saarinen, the National Theatre, Sanoma Talo, the contemporary art museum Kiasma, Parliament house and to the waterfront Opera house. It was here we made a welcome stop along our guided tour for a coffee and Danish pastry.
Moving further from the central district of Helsinki the group passed the Olympic stadium and walked through the Toolo residential ...
... amp; White Breed" – original name, isn’t it! We fell in love with the scenery in Sweden – the lakes, the forests, the lovely little red & white houses and barns. The only shame was that the roads aren’t great, so because of the wet weather, Nick had to concentrate on driving and missed a lot of gorgeous scenery. One of our discoveries was The Silverringen – which is a tourist route that takes you around the silver ...
... blowing off the sea so we quickly retreated to a bar to decide the plan for the day...eating and drinking seemed to be the consences. Being quite an internationally orientated city, there are good options although booking a table can be hard. Lunch was at Cholo, a walk in Mexican Taqueria...it wasn't quite walk in though, this place has a great reputation and a queue out the door. It took a while to eventually get to the front of the queue but ...
... in signing up for a washing slot. Oh clean clothes, you are so nice. Our room is nice and came with a little stove top so we were able to have a real cooked meal. For the past week or so it seems that we have only been eating on the trains. Once I finish this we will have some dessert and then sauna time. We have the sauna reserved for one hour. I don't know if I will be able to last that long but it will feel nice to be warm all over. We are both super glad to have a real bed ...
... over the 40-plus years I had been coming here was that for the most part, they are quiet, reserved, and soft-spoken. Not this guy! He was loud, his voice abrasive, and his manner was anything but reserved. It was not a pleasant two-hours.
We pulled into Lappeenranta station shortly after 17:00 (5:00 PM). Waiting on the platform for us was Helena, my ex-wife, here to give us a ride to her mother’s farm where Hoki and I would be staying. Though, ...
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