March 17, 2016
The most glorious venues of Helsinki premium
Helsinki is full of glamorous, impressive and distinctive venues. Some are well-known, but there are lots of gems that the public is not aware of. I want to give you a glance behind the curtains and take you to an exploration into the world of Helsinki’s event venues!   The Theatre Museum The Theatre Museum […]
August 28, 2015
3 x family summer museum in Helsinki premium
Hakasalmi Villa The Music! Echoes from the past of a city exhibition in Hakasalmi Villa is one of the most interesting places to visit with kids. The exhibition is interactive and suitable for all ages interested in the history of music. You can sing along oldies with the whole family. It´s up to you, who […]
August 7, 2015
5 reasons to visit The Left Shoe Company premium
Every man needs at least one pair of quality shoes and The Left Shoe Company might just be the best place to find them in Helsinki! This internationalized Finnish company sells shoes to trendy and fashion-conscious men in Los Angeles, London and Dubai, in addition to Finland. The goal was to get custom footwear as an […]
July 31, 2015
Sailing in Helsinki archipelago? HEL YEAH! premium
Have you already had the possibility to admire Helsinki by sea? In my opinion that’s absolutely one of the best ways to spend a summer day in this beautiful city. Recently, me and my colleague Elisabeth, got a chance to take part on a sailing trip and experience Helsinki by sea in a new and […]
July 24, 2015
Summer Day Supping premium
Stand Up Paddle boarding (i.e. supping) has become more popular in Helsinki during the past few years. Hakuna Matata SUP Rental next to the Opera Hall provides a great access to the sea from the Töölönlahti Bay area. Töölönlahti Bay is a not-so-hidden gem just next to the city centre. It is the most popular […]
Hellsinki for Headbangers premium
When I started to think about a subject for my thesis in late 2014, I wanted to combine two of my biggest passions – travel and metal music. Finland’s and Helsinki’s attractiveness among metal head travellers is not so new. For example two Laurea University of Applied Sciences’ students conducted a marketing research in year […]
July 16, 2015
Taste of Helsinki TOP 4 dishes premium
The most delicious and awaited festival among food lovers started 11.6. in Helsinki, at Kansalaispuisto, which is located near the Museum of Modern Art Kiasma and the Music Centre. Most of the restaurants that participated in the event can be found year-round in Helsinki, so if this blog post inspires you to get to know […]
June 8, 2015
World Gymnaestrada in Helsinki 12.-18.7.! premium
Visiting Helsinki in July? Then you won’t be able to miss the 21 000 gymnasts that will be seen all over the city wearing their matching track suits. Gymnasts from of all ages and from all over the world will gather in Helsinki to perform at the World Gymnaestrada. Helsinki will be filled with international atmosphere, […]
May 29, 2015
Hurry up! Last weekend of Art Menu: Ateneum + Salve premium
Photographer Ismo Hölttö’s (born 1940) exhibition at Finnish National Gallery Ateneum showcases locals of Helsinki in their own living environments in the 60s. As a goldsmith, Hölttö photographed his home town Helsinki whenever he could: buildings, courtyards and street views. At the same time, you can enjoy the Ismo Hölttö themed Art Menu at legendary restaurant […]
April 20, 2015
8 (beer) reasons to visit Taivaanranta craft beer restaurant premium
According to many, Helsinki tastes like salty licorice, coffee and chocolate. Other characteristic flavors of Helsinki can be found in this earlier blog post. When I think about what drink to combine with food in Helsinki, I instantly think about beer because it goes with all kinds of foods thanks to the fact that Helsinki […]
November 23, 2014
Tropical heat into the Finnish winter premium
You can always find sun and tropical heat in Helsinki. You just must know the right places look for. Two such oases are University of Helsinki’s Botanic Garden in Kaisaniemi and Gardenia at Viikki. Old-time-charm Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden In the middle of Helsinki in the Kaisaniemi park you can always find warm weather and blooming […]
July 25, 2014
Let’s go to Helsinki Zoo! premium
Helsinki Zoo, Korkeasaari, is one of the most traditional must-see places at Helsinki, as this year it turns 125 years. Korkeasaari was established already in 1889 and it is one of the oldest zoos in the world. On that little high island (korkea saari = high island) there is a lot to see: over 130 […]
August 8, 2013
Day with the Helsinki Helpers premium
The Helsinki Helpers work in pairs, patrolling the streets of the city and giving advice to anyone in need of help. The helpers always have many tips about what to do in Helsinki. What is their typical day like?