Gone Sailing

This spring and summer I haven’t been as active on my blog as I would’ve liked to be. There just doesn’t seem to be enough time to write posts, edit photos or follow other bloggers’ blogs! I know next Fall isn’t going to be any easier as I’m going to start studying, but I love … More Gone Sailing

Weekend on Vallisaari Island

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.

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.