Ticket to Adventures

Travel blog from around the world, near and far.


13 Comments

Best Spots to Enjoy Christmas Cheer in Helsinki

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

Advertisements


9 Comments

Best Places to Soak Up Christmas Spirit in Copenhagen

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:

1. Kronprinsensgade

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.

Kronprinsensgade, 1114 Copenhagen Continue reading


19 Comments

Best Things to Do and See in Copenhagen in Winter

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


9 Comments

7 Places in Tallinn to Get into the Christmas Spirit

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.fotor_148171491614737

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


12 Comments

Enjoying Christmas Time in Helsinki

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.helsinki_christmasmarketsEvery 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


24 Comments

Soaking up Christmas Spirit at Helsinki Christmas Markets

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.fotor_148088580251014Already 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


9 Comments

Festive Copenhagen Christmas Lights

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.copenhagen_tivoligardens_christmascopenhagen_christmaslightsStrøget, Copenhagen’s lively heart and one of Europe’s longest pedestrian streets with a wealth of Continue reading