Last summer I visited Helsinki’s Vallisaari with Katy, a fellow blogger from the States, on our island hopping escapade. At the time, staying the night on the island on your own boat was forbidden. When I heard that it was finally possible this year, hubby, son and I headed there for a short weekend getaway.
I’ve been very quiet on the blog front recently as I’ve been very busy with all kinds of stuff, mostly our boat. I never realized getting a boat ready for the summer was so much work! Last weekend I took a bunch of photos and now is a good time to use them for Cee’s … More Share Your World – June 12, 2017
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.
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!
Are you coming to Helsinki for a short visit? Here’s a suggestion on how to spend one day exploring the city.
It’s time again for Cee’s Share Your World – do join in the fun with your own post. Read on to find out more about me and what’s happening in September!
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.
Happy Easter everyone! I hope you’ve been having relaxing days with many Easter eggs.
Two weeks have flown by so fast. As usual, I’ve been very busy. Now I’m happy to be celebrating the first Saturday for a while when I don’t have anything special planned. I hope the weather is sunny and not too cold!
As you walk along the Aleksanterinkatu street in Helsinki, you surely won’t miss the grand building where the department store Aleksi 13 is located.