island

May 5, 2016
#HelsinkiSecret Residence: Greta & Valentina 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 […]
premium
April 1, 2016
3 x unique sauna venues in Helsinki premium
Many people living in an apartment house in Helsinki don’t have their own sauna, and there may not be enough shifts in the condo sauna. And even if you had a sauna at home, its size doesn’t necessarily allow organizing a larger party. Fortunately, you can find many saunas in Helsinki that you can rent […]
premium
February 26, 2016
#HelsinkiSecret Residence: Cory Lee 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 […]
premium
February 12, 2016
Guest Blogger Interview: Ksenia Kosheleva premium
Tell us something about yourself: what do you do, what do you like, what kind of hobbies do you have? I am Saint Petersburg-raised and Helsinki-based journalist with a serious crash on art and travel writing – now I run Art & Food columns for Pro Helsinki. In between staring at the computer screen, I […]
premium
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 […]
premium
2 000 reasons to visit the Didrichsen Art Museum this summer premium
On Helsinki Day, June 12, I had the unique opportunity to step on board a boat at Market Square and travel to Kuusisaari Island for the first time by sea. The journey of about 45 minutes went by quickly as it offered a never-seen-before view of my beloved Helsinki. Since the boat tour that took […]
premium
May 13, 2015
3 x picnic spots in Helsinki premium
In weather like this, spring and summery temperatures, life in Helsinki moves into the outdoors. As the city is surrounded by water, it has countless beautiful spots by the water along with stunning lookout spots. These invite you to gather some friends, drinks and food and have a lovely picnic outside. Especially with days this […]
premium
Four steps towards a more sustainable visit to Suomenlinna Sea Fortress Island premium
Suomenlinna belongs to my favorite spots in Helsinki, and it seems like I’m not the only one. In 2013, Suomenlinna had over 828 000 visitors. The high visitor numbers and seasonality poses challenges to the sustainability of the destination, and personally I am worried about how this fragile sea fortress island can manage the increasing […]
premium
July 10, 2012
Enjoy Helsinki’s beautiful archipelago at restaurant Alia! premium
Close by to the Helsinki city center, on scenic Mustikkamaa Island, lies restaurant Alia in a glorious villa. The name Alia stands for “the other place” and refers to the fact that it was the second restaurant of the Michelin star restaurateurs at Postres. Even Alia has received a Michelin guide honorable mention. The same […]
premium