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.
In summer, many Finns live a transient lifestyle, moving from place to place by boat. xx
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.
Have you ever felt like you’d like to jump into a book and live a day in the world you’ve been reading about? Well look no further. One such fairytale place is right here in Finland.
Sailing: the fine art of getting wet and becoming ill while slowly going nowhere at great expense.
Finally I have a chance to invite you to our new home. … More Weekly Favourites
Suvi from snowy Finland reporting! … More Weekly Favourites
Finnish summer is short but magical! … More Summer, I love you
Let’s get back on track with my Weekly Favourites posts!
Take a glimpse at messages from Jussarö … More Messages from Jussarö