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 Summer in Klovharu island, Finland. Tove Jansson is the author of the Mumin troll books and Klovharun was her summer cottage on an island in the Finnish archipelago. Tove Jansson, Helsinki, Moomin Books, Moomin Valley, All Nature, Fauna, Photo Postcards, Archipelago, Scandinavian

Tove Jansson: My magical Moomin Christmas

Writer and artist Tove Jansson was best known for creating the Moominland stories. In this extract from her celebrated memoir she recalls the enchanted Scandinavian Christmases of her childhood.

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Cobbled Streets - Old Porvoo (I remember pushing a double pram up :-o)

Runeberg's torte (Finnish: Runebergintorttu) is a Finnish pastry flavored with almonds and rum or arrack. Finland Food, Finnish Recipes, Scandinavian Food, International Recipes, Sweet Treats, Good Food, Tart, Sweets, Baking

Runeberg's torte (Finnish: Runebergintorttu) is a Finnish pastry flavored with almonds and rum or arrack and it usually weighs about 100 grams. There is usually raspberry jam in a sugar ring on the tart. The torte got its name from the Finnish poet Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804–1877) who, according to legend, enjoyed the torte with punsch for every breakfast. Runeberg's tortes are typically eaten only in Finland and are available from the beginning of January to Runeberg's birthday on…

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Just an hour by bus from Helsinki and you are in the incredibly pretty old town of Porvoo (Borgå in Swedish). Helsinki Things To Do, Places Ive Been, Places To Visit, Visit Helsinki, Coach Travel, Finland Travel, Road Trip Packing, Scandinavian Countries, Europe

Day Trip to Porvoo (Borgå) - Vagabond Baker

Just an hour by bus from Helsinki and you are in the incredibly pretty old town of Porvoo (Borgå in Swedish).

 Miika is recommending to visit this island, use search word Söderskär. Lappland, Helsinki, Norway Sweden Finland, Glacier, Scandinavian Countries, Summer Books, Baltic Sea, Walking In Nature, Archipelago

Island Soderskar rocks, Finland. Photo Miika Silfverberg. Miika is recommending to visit this island, use search word Söderskär.

One day trip from Helsinki. Porvoo is a smalltown on southern coast and it has a very picturesque old town. really charming, where you can feel the atmosphere of lovely wooden houses of yesterday, now used as apartments, shops, and cafés. Wonderful Places, Beautiful Places, The Places Youll Go, Places To Visit, Finland Summer, Finland Travel, Scandinavian Countries, Cities, Old Town

Picturesque Porvoo

One of us has started the long-awaited summer holiday. Me it ain't. Dragging oneself out of the bed at 6.30 in the morning is even harder now as The Boy Next Door just rolls over and blissfully continues his snoring sleep. Sure, he too needs some rest. Though this holiday thing seems to be totally messing with his already challenged sense of time. One night he got this idea of a road trip. You know, a mini road trip. To Porvoo. In vain I, ever the voice of reason, tried to protest: before…

Porvoo is Finland's second oldest town, a beautiful city full of history. The timeless and unique atmosphere in Old Porvoo attracts travellers from all over the world. Porvoo is located ca 50 km east of Helsinki. Finland Trip, Finland Travel, Park Around, Urban Park, Wooden Houses, Baltic Sea, Best Cities, Helsinki, Aerial View

Porvoo is Finland's second oldest town, a beautiful city full of history.