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April 15, 2016
#HelsinkiSecret Residence: Aileen & Jonas premium
From the beginning of 2016, the #HelsinkiSecret Residence serves as a base for international social media influencers reporting from the city center of Helsinki. The #HelsinkiSecret Residence is an initiative by Visit Helsinki and represents a globally unique form of city marketing utilizing social media. The residence comprises a studio apartment in the city center […]
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March 10, 2016
4 reasons to return to Fleuriste premium
Already in 2012 I wrote a blog post about why one should visit this local café while in Helsinki. Now, four years later, this jewel of Design District Helsinki still shines bright and I thought it would be fun to write a post about why you should revisit Fleuriste, or if you’re a first timer […]
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March 10, 2016
Vegan’s favorites: 3 delicious vegan eateries in Helsinki premium
Veganism has become increasingly popular in recent years. These days vegans don’t need to compromise on having good food in the city, since Helsinki has a bunch of wonderful restaurants and cafes that offer great vegan food.   Silvoplee Whenever hanging around in Hakaniemi, it’s always a pleasure to have a lunch in cozy restaurant […]
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March 4, 2016
#HelsinkiSecret Residence: Jessica premium
From the beginning of 2016, the #HelsinkiSecret Residence serves as a base for international social media influencers reporting from the city center of Helsinki. The #HelsinkiSecret Residence is an initiative by Visit Helsinki and represents a globally unique form of city marketing utilizing social media. The residence comprises a studio apartment in the city center […]
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February 19, 2016
Helsinki museums: 3 shops & cafés not to miss premium
Yes, there are quite a few museums on a map of Helsinki. And, yes, each of them is worth a hasteless tour on Sunday afternoon. However, there are some proven ways to benefit from the museum visit without entering exhibition space. Think of shopping and a hearty lunch.   Contemporary Art Museum Kiasma – attention: […]
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February 19, 2016
#HelsinkiSecret Residence: Alexey & Mariia premium
From the beginning of 2016, the #HelsinkiSecret Residence serves as a base for international social media influencers reporting from the city center of Helsinki. The #HelsinkiSecret Residence is an initiative by Visit Helsinki and represents a globally unique form of city marketing utilizing social media. The residence comprises a studio apartment in the city center […]
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February 15, 2016
2 cafés not to miss in Kruununhaka premium
I can see a beautifully lit up window further down Mariankatu street. The February rain doesn’t really inspire to be outdoors, so I quicken my pace. I arrive at my destination and Papu Cafe looks just as warm and welcoming as I’d hoped. Once inside it’s easy to forget the outside world and the bustle […]
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February 1, 2016
Shrovetide buns are here! premium
Shrovetide buns remind me of Finns. Something modest, honest and definitely not too fancy. This simple Scandinavian wheat bun filled with strawberry jam or almond paste and whipped cream is one of the most delicious pastries I have ever tasted. Lent is celebrated 40 days before Easter.The original purpose of Shrove Tuesday was to celebrate […]
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January 29, 2016
#HelsinkiSecret Residence: Jiajia & Tina premium
From the beginning of 2016, the #HelsinkiSecret Residence serves as a base for international social media influencers reporting from the city center of Helsinki. The #HelsinkiSecret Residence is an initiative by Visit Helsinki and represents a globally unique form of city marketing utilizing social media. The residence comprises a studio apartment in the city center […]
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December 3, 2015
Three local #heldrinks for winter premium
Chilly winter evenings are here. I want to tell you about three amazing local companies to warm you up in the winter with their delicious products. All these three are enrichening the local food culture. Drinkability and passion for what they do is common for all of them. Meet Powau, Good Life Coffee and the […]
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November 15, 2015
Meow, what a café! premium
  Knock knock! I knock on the door at Fredrikinkatu 55. The door is locked, but soon a friendly face lets me in. Not a single cat sneaks out. A cat? Well, this is not a regular café, but a cat café that serves as a home for six lovely cats. When entering, I am […]
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November 15, 2015
IPI Kulmakuppila: good mood overall premium
In the corner of Viides linja and Porthaninkatu, almost next to Kallio library, a new café has seen the light of day. And what a café! Already from a distance the big and wide windows reveal the appealing scandinavian modern interior design and the cosy balcony area. In August, when the café opened, my social […]
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July 21, 2015
The 4 best summer-only spots not to miss premium
In summer, life in Helsinki plays outdoors, and so do restaurants, terraces and bars. A few of them are exclusively open for the summer, as their location or pretty much outdoor-exclusive nature only allows them to be running during the warmer times of year. I picked my favourites to share with you. Be quick, summer […]
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June 1, 2015
5 reasons to visit Chotto Matte Tea Room premium
Update: 11.5.2016: Chotto Matte is now part of Olo-huone boutique which is now located in Kruununhaka area, address: Liisankatu 6. I recommend you to visit the Facebook page and naturally on the spot. *** Have youever tasted tea made from Finnish wild herbs and berries? If not, you should pay a visit to Chotto Matte Tea Room […]
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