March 23, 2016
Pasha – delicious traditional Finnish Easter treat premium
For me, Easter has become more and more meaningful over the years. I love having the seasonal delicacies with my family over dinner. My absolute favourite dessert is the traditional pasha, which is drained in a wooden mold before serving.   Traditional Finnish Easter dessert – pasha  (for 12 people) Ingredients: 2,5 dl sugar 2 […]
November 20, 2015
Helsinki – The City of Design premium
I have to admit that this travel blogger on the other side of the screen has not suffered from the loss of flights or hanging in the airports during this autumn, actually it’s totally the other way around. While constantly traveling between the Helsinki airport and the city centre, I have experienced something that is very unlikely […]
4 reasons to visit Kunsthalle Helsinki premium
On a Wednesday afternoon I felt like enjoying art, shopping and coffee. So I headed to Kunsthalle Helsinki, and once again the home of living art showed me why I consider it to be one of Helsinki’s best art experiences! The building Kunsthalle Helsinki has been a central place for changing art and architectural exhibitions […]
April 2, 2015
Spring 2015 in Finnish design premium
The range of Finnish design shops in the centre of Helsinki is rather diverse. Stepping into them is like entering a whole new world where you can enjoy the well thought through atmosphere and colours. The flagship stores are located on both sides of Aleksanterinkatu and Esplanadinpuisto Park. It’s very easy to walk there from […]
October 15, 2014
Ivana Helsinki opened a Pop Up Shop for two months premium
Friends of Finnish fashion are pampered at Ivana Helsinki‘s Pop Up Shop on Annankatu 13 until the end of November. I popped in the shop to see what the fuzz is all about. Treasures from previous collections can now be found in the pop up shop’s two rooms. In front you’ll find dresses, coats, shoes, […]
July 18, 2012
Alppipuisto Folk Party this Friday premium
Finnish Live Music Association Elmu throws an open-air festival in Alppipuisto park Friday 20 July. Take your guitar with you and experience the first ever guitar karaoke!
March 22, 2012
Pop in at grandmother’s place when you’re in Vantaa! premium
At a walking distance from the Finnish science center Heureka there’s a traveler treat called restaurant Mummola (in English: grandmother’s place). The 400 meter long walk from Tikkurila’s train station is carefree – you only need to walk straight and make one right turn. While climbing up the stairs that take you to the restaurant, […]
November 13, 2011
The Finnish food culture and Karelian culture heritage meet at the 30-year-old restaurant Konstan Möljä! premium
Located in the Hietalahti area, restaurant Konstan Möljä has got its name from a former word for pier. According to the owner of Konstan Möljä the word is based on a Latin word for pier. Already for centuries, piers have been places to where people have arrived and from where people have left- a natural […]