Original Sokos Hotel Kimmel

Itaranta 1, Joensuu, The Lakelands, Eastern Finland, 80100, Finland | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Joensuu

Into the unknown...

A travel blog entry by adam.sealey


... s name was impossible to pronounce. Interestingly, the older guy couldn't speak one word of English (the first person I've met who can't), except 'London'! We communicated through Samuli, although the chat basically just involved naming Finnish football players and nodding! (knowing about Sami Hyppia and Jussi Jaaskeleinen was a good thing for the conversation). Soon enough he went to the bar, and so me and Samuli went to duty free and bought some drinks, before later on exploring ...

Back to Joensuu

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon


... has multilingual support. You can book tickets online and print them on your printer at home. Another alternative of getting around is the bus. www.expressbus.com is the website of a bus provider that connects all of Finland. The website works in Finnish, but you can call them. Somebody's gonna speak English. Or get your Finnish friends to help you. The bus is cheaper than the train, but it also takes ...

Pre-Christmas party

A travel blog entry by carita


Pictures from the IB pre-Christmas party (in Finnish pikkujoulut). Finns are crazy about celebrating Christmas already before Christmas, starting in November. Every work place arranges a party, where the employer offers great food and drinks. Then you have your own parties with your friends.. so you are fed up with Christmas well before Christmas, after taking part in couple of parties and gaining some kilos after eating ...

Life in Joensuu

A travel blog entry by carita


Still some days left in Finland before I may departure for Paris again. I have a big exam on Friday and I try to study for it. Well, lack of motivation and missing Basty much aren't exactly helping in this task ;) Finland is grey and cold. I miss Paris as well. I can't imagine we have to leave Paris in three weeks for Germany.. Here some pictures from ...

How to spend money when you have none

A travel blog entry by carita


... Oh, they were a couple! I had not understood that I was getting in between them. How rude I was. A distance of six meters is normal for couples in Finland ;) A great thing in Finnish trains are allergy safe compartments. They don't cost any more than normal places and you only have to share the compartment with one or three other people. They're clean, it is easy to breathe there because of special air conditioning and you have your peace to read. I shared ...

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