Finns eat early, or so I thought! No longer. This city has picked up to the paces of any international metropolis and nowadays you don’t need to seek out the greasy spoon “nakkikioskit” aka sausage kiosks to feed your face when hunger pangs hit after a few.
Ysätävämme saavat meissä ihmeitä aikaan. Kuka olisi uskonut, että minä (yöeläin) jaksan herätä aamu kuudelta uimastadikalle uimaan. Viimeiset neljä viikkoa olen ihanan ystäväni Sannan kannustuksella pulahdellut pari kertaa viikossa jo kello 7 uima-altaaseen. Aamu kuuden herätykset…
Helsinki, Finland - The Temppeliaukio Kirkko (Rock Church) is a thrilling work of modern architecture in Helsinki. Completed in 1969, it is built entirely underground and has a ceiling made of copper wire.
Entouriste - Go ahead, get lost.
The ultimate guide for inspiring your next trip, Entouriste brings travel to life in a whole new way with stunning imagery, educational guides and glimpses into the adventures of like-minded voyagers.
Foodie tourism in Töölö
Töölö will always have a special hold of my heart. It was the first neighbourhood I lived in when I first moved to Helsinki and something tells me it will the be last. It's not as obviously beautiful as Eira and nowhere near as street-cred as Kallio. I's missing the trendiness that makes all the hipsters in their Roy Orbison glasses and funny hats pine for Punavuori and the intoxicating closeness of the sea that fills ones lungs with every breath in Kruunuhaka. But for me a bourgeoning…
Kaivopuisto Park & the Seaside
Helsinki is a city best experienced by the sea. Idly walking along the shoreline, stopping at cafés and taking in the beautiful Art Nouveau architecture is something anyone in Helsinki should do. For centuries locals and tourists alike have enjoyed the maritime and elegant atmosphere of these corners.
Curiosities of Helsinki
Been to Helsinki several times and seen enough of the white Cathedral? Or just want to take a sneak peak beneath the surface or experience something a bit odd and local? In that case, here's a few tips for you from the friends of Helsinki This Week!
Finland - Land of the Midnight Sun
With stark differences between seasons, Finns are used to contrasts: the dark Arctic winters have their counterpart in one of the most iconic of Finnish natural…