April 3, 2016
The confessions of a kids’ clothes fan – 3+ 1 favorite stores in Helsinki premium
I admit. I do like kids’ clothes a lot. Sometimes you might think I’m vain. I like stripes, graphic patterns, B&W, sometimes colors as well, fun prints, sustainable materials, fun and functional models. I do listen to my children’s opinions and wishes but often I shop alone (and luckily mostly my kids do like what […]
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 […]
September 9, 2015
3 tips for shoppers with a baby premium
I bet most of the visitors do some shopping while in Helsinki. Where to shop and where to find certain brands are some of the most frequently asked questions in our Tourist Info. Shoppers with kids look for Finnish brands like Reima and Kuoma and want to buy them for their kids. I wanted to share […]
April 13, 2015
9 x Flea Markets in Helsinki premium
Spring is in the air, which means that it’s flea market season again! Helsinki loves its flea markets, happy times of meeting friends, browsing for treasures and happiness over cool vintage bargains! Flea markets are one of the best ways to mingle with locals and breathe real Helsinki, which is continuously promoting a sustainable and […]
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 […]
March 24, 2015
5 tips for a cruise visitor to experience Helsinki premium
Beginning from May, a range of magnificent cruise ships will arrive in Helsinki along with thousands of visitors, many of them in Helsinki for the first time ever. What to do in a new city when time is limited? Experience the essence of Helsinki in just a few hours with my local off-the-guide tips. Hietalahti […]
March 17, 2015
No ties to Helsinki premium
Coming here for a business trip? Or is it someone’s wedding? Or was the idea to just bring your favorite tie just in case you meet someone on the plane that you might ask out for dinner or a drink? Or you just wear a tie on a regular basis? Well, there you are. You […]
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 23, 2014
Best souvenirs from Helsinki – price range €10-30 premium
So your visit to Helsinki is almost over but hopefully there’s still some room in your suitcase for souvenirs. Here’s a selection of typical gifts from Helsinki – recommended by people who live in the city. Products have been seperated to three different categories: under 10, 20 and 30 euros. Most of these can be […]
November 2, 2013
Impuls Christmas Shop pops up in Punavuori! premium
The holiday season is fast approaching and with it the first holiday displays of the season are already appearing on store front windows. While we’re still waiting for the first snowflakes to fall in Southern Finland and finally brighten up the landscape, the thought of a cheerful holiday season full of light ahead is somehow a […]
October 10, 2011
An urban utopian world will open to the public as the renewed shopping center Kluuvi where the 50’s meet the future in a new modern meeting place! premium
The shopping center Kluuvi, which has been built during several different eras reopens as a modern meeting place on this Friday, on the 14th of October 2011. The oldest part of Kluuvi is the facade opposite to the underground tunnel on Yliopistonkatu, which dates back to the 19th century. In all, the shopping center has […]