Murals Galore in Gdansk

My daughter and I travelled to Gdansk recently. The Spring weather was magnificent and perfect for visiting the Zaspa neighbourhood. Zaspa is known for its’ transformation from a bleak soviet-style concrete block to a cool colorful neighbourhood filled with interesting murals.

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Oh, for the love of summer sunsets

At the moment I’m awaiting summer excitedly. The sun has been shining almost everyday, the weather has warmed and I feel much more energetic than during the dark winter.

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Weekly Favourites, 19 April, 2019

I’ve been missing writing my Weekly Favourites posts so I think it’s time to try again. The last time I wrote was in September 2017! I might not be able to write every week but let’s see how it goes. The past week has been very eventful as my daughter and I visited Gdansk. There […]

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The land of a thousand lakes

Finland is known for its’ lakes. You can find as many as 187,888 lakes here which is more than anywhere in the world! As I sail and we live near the sea, I don’t have the chance to visit lakes that often. However, as a child, just like many other Finns, my family had a […]

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At a crossroads

How are you? Last week flew by in a whirlwind! I have been enjoying my time back at blogging (haha – for two weeks now!) but at the same time, I am wondering where I want to take this blog. Right now, it’s a mishmash of things – talk of travel, taking part in challenges […]

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A rainy day in Florida

Once upon a time, a family from Finland decided to brave the long journey to Florida for a holiday filled with fun and sun. Unfortunately, American Airlines forgot all their luggage in Paris and thus, the family found themselves in a beautiful boutique hotel in Fort Lauderdale without as much as a toothbrush to their […]

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A morning walk in Pispala

Today I’m going to take you on a walk around the Pispala area in Tampere. Tampere is around a two hour drive from Helsinki. It is located between two lakes – Pyhäjärvi and Näsijärvi. Pispala is a unique residential area there where both visitors and locals love to go on walks and admire the quirky […]

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