Transient

In summer, many Finns live a transient lifestyle, moving from place to place by boat. xx

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Midsummer on Stora Herrö Island

Amazingly it’s Midsummer again! Midsummer is quite a big thing in Finland – most people leave the cities and head for the countryside. Helsinki resembles the world in Walking Dead – not a soul in sight. This year Spring was awfully cold in Finland but here’s hoping the Midsummer weekend gives us a surprise.

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Kaivopuisto Air Show – Suomi Finland 100

This year Finland celebrates 100 years of Independence. The centenary year means many exciting celebrations throughout the year. One of these was the Air Show at Kaivopuisto in last Friday.

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Share Your World – May 29, 2017

Time for one of my favourite challenges – Share Your World. It gives you a window into other people’s worlds all over the globe!

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Evanescent Cherry Blossoms

Yesterday I made my way to the Roihuvuori neighbourhood to catch a glimpse of the evanescent cherry blossoms at the Kirsikkapuisto (Cherry Park). There’s not many places to see sakura in Helsinki and if you are not quick to go when the flowers have bloomed, you might miss the whole event!

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A Touristy Day in Helsinki

Are you coming to Helsinki for a short visit? Here’s a suggestion on how to spend one day exploring the city.

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Finnish Sauna Etiquette

If you are a tourist on your way to Finland, one thing you must try is the sauna. If you leave without a visit to a sauna, you have definitely missed something very authentic and fundamentally Finnish.

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