Hey Helsinki metro finally goes west! Yesterday we had the pleasure to enjoy the grand opening of Helsinki’s western metro extension. This adds 8 new stations to the route that runs from central Helsinki to the neighbouring city of Espoo.Why is there so much buzz about the metro? Why am I so ecstatic about this? Well, long story short. Continue reading
The most colourful time of the year is in Helsinki again: Autumn! This week nature has completely exploded with the brightest of colours from green to all shades of yellow, orange, gold, red and auburn.
After several weeks of dark and cold autumn rain, now during past few days we have been very lucky and have enjoyed some of the most beautiful autumn weather with sunshine and blue skies. Today I woke up early in the morning and headed to the outdoors to capture some autumn colour and beauty with my camera. Continue reading
Dark and cold October evenings are here in Helsinki again, and so is the fun-filled Linnanmäki Carnival of Light. During the festivities of the Carnival of Light (Valokarnevaali) at Helsinki’s legendary amusement park Linnanmäki, thousands of colourful lights illuminate the park until late in the evening.
During the past few years it has become a tradition for me to go on a stroll in Linnanmäki during the festival, take photos and soak up the spectacular lights and colours. It is such perfect therapy for the body and mind during the dark and cold season.
Many of you already know that this summer I travelled solo around Turkey for the most amazing 2 months. I discovered bustling cities, quiet small villages, lush green mountains, turquoise seas, golden beaches, ruined ancient cities, Unesco World Heritage Sites and so much more. I was totally blown away by Turkey’s beauty and the wealth of historical and natural attractions. I cannot wait to share all my exciting adventures with you guys but before I do that I would like to Continue reading
Koh Chang is famous for its stunning sunsets. The best place to catch the sun disappear behind the horizon is on the west coast of the island.One of my favourite spots to watch the sun set is Continue reading
Year 2016 was a great year with lots of exciting experiences and I was happy to share my adventures around the world, near and far, also on my Instagram @tickettoadventures with a total of 250 photos. Thank you for following, liking and commenting, they are all very much appreciated. This is a glimpse of my top photos in 2016, most of them have also been featured on my blog posts. Which one is your favourite?
During the past few weeks mother nature has given us the best front seats to watch the playful autumnal game of changing of the foliage colours here in Helsinki.
A couple of weeks ago a strong autumn storm swept over Helsinki, the capital of Finland, and I was so afraid of loosing all colourful leaves that trees were carrying but luckily Continue reading