It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas is only 8 sleeps away. Who is excited? I am for sure!All the way since the summer holidays my life has been chaotic. I have been super busy, worked long and unhealthy hours, travelled a lot for both work and pleasure, started a new Continue reading
Christmas season is full on in Helsinki! Festive lights and Christmas decorations are out and bring sparkle and joy into our grey winter darkness. If you are in Helsinki during the Christmas season I would highly recommend a walk in the city centre to soak up some Christmas spirit. The following are my favourite spots and the absolute best places to enjoy Christmas cheer in Helsinki city centre: Continue reading
During the festive Christmas season Copenhagen is full of wonderful spots to indulge in Christmas magic and Danish hygge. Beautiful Christmas decorations and twinkling festive lights bring sparkle and glow into the grey winter darkness. Christmas markets can be found in almost every corner in Copenhagen city centre. Let’s take a look at my favourite places in Copenhagen to soak up Christmas cheer:
This small street of Kronprinsensgade in Copenhagen city centre is every Instagrammer’s paradise during the festive season when the street is decorated with a long blanket of sparkly lights.
Having visited all Scandinavian capitals, I can honestly say that Copenhagen is my favourite Scandi capital. Copenhagen is a charming city all year round, with an interesting mix of old and new architecture, friendly people, lively streets and vibrant foodie scene. Not to forget the wide variety things to do and see in Copenhagen.Winter in Copenhagen may be cold and wet, and even white and snowy. So you should wear lots of layers to stay warm. The world-famous Danish hygge will Continue reading
Last week I travelled to Tallinn for the weekend to see what the Christmas time in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is all about. Even though I visit Tallinn regularly at least a couple of times a year, as it only takes 2 hours by ferry from Helsinki, this was my first visit to the city during the festive season. During the weekend I did lots of great Christmassy things and want to share my best experiences and best places to soak up Christmas spirit in Tallinn.
1. Tallinn Christmas Market
After dropping off my bag at the hotel I headed to the annual Tallinn Christmas Market held at the Town Hall Square in the very heart of the medieval Tallinn Old Town by the majestic Town Hall. This is definitely the best place Continue reading
Christmas is full on in Helsinki! Seasonal lights and Christmas decorations are out and bring sparkle and glow into our grey winter darkness. Snow is yet to come, we all hope to get a white covering for Christmas, fingers crossed.Every year I tend to go for a walk in Helsinki city centre to see the Christmas lights and to get into the holiday mood. Come and Continue reading
It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Helsinki! The city centre is beautifully illuminated with seasonal lights and Christmas Markets opened their doors on the weekend.Already a couple of weeks ago I took a head start to the Christmas season exploring Copenhagen’s atmospheric Christmas Markets and admiring Copenhagen’s festive city lights and decorations. So I was getting a bit anxious waiting for Continue reading
During the festive Christmas season Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, is filled with great opportunities to capture Christmas spirit and enjoy the famous Danish hygge. Last weekend I got to witness Copenhagen’s stunning Christmas glory with beautiful Christmas lights, vibrant Christmas markets as well as Tivoli’s magical Christmas wonderland.Strøget, Copenhagen’s lively heart and one of Europe’s longest pedestrian streets with a wealth of Continue reading
What a beautiful Christmas city Copenhagen really is! With atmospheric Christmas markets, stunning seasonal lights and Christmas decorations all over the city, Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, must be one of the best cities in Europe where to find real Christmas spirit and exotic Nordic holiday mood.
The best places to soak up Christmas spirit are Copenhagen’s many Christmas markets. Magical Continue reading
Last week I travelled to Copenhagen for a long weekend to explore the city and to experience what the famous Danish “hygge” is all about. I believe hygge means doing things that make you feel warm, cosy and happy and enjoying quality time with your loved ones during the coldest and darkest time of the year. I am sure this something we all can take home from Denmark, a country of the happiest people in the word.On Saturday evening after a busy day of sightseeing it was time to slow down, take it easy and enjoy some Danish hygge in the world’s second oldest theme park Tivoli Gardens’ fairytale Continue reading