Berlin Travel Diary, Day 3

For our third day in Berlin, Päivi suggested we visit a nearby city, Potsdam. As I’d never been, I was game! Potsdam is easy to access by train and the trip takes just 40 minutes. An easy breezy day trip for anyone wanting to see something outside Berlin.

Raindrops in Oslo

Oslo. I’ve been to the city twice, both times for a conference. The first time I went, I spent the day after the conference wandering around by myself getting acquainted with the city.  It was a gloomy day and what I remember most about it is the impressive but strange Vigeland Sculpture Park. Sadly, on my second … More Raindrops in Oslo


One last look at summer and my favourite island to this day – Jurmo.

Örö Fortress Island

Örö was a closed military island from 1915 to 2015. From 2015 onwards the public has been able to access the island by boat or ferry. However, the island has been quite a difficult business venture as so far three different entrepreneurs have tried their hand at it, failing financially each time.

Hello October

Once again, I found myself abandoning my blog for other exciting activities. I did say that I want to savour summer for all it’s worth but it’s been months since summer ended here!! I’m not sure what I’ve been doing with the time I used to use for blogging, as I certainly haven’t had any … More Hello October