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Hidden Architectural Gems of Helsinki

A couple of days back I went on an organised walking tour to discover Helsinki’s hidden architectural gems. The tour focused on the entrances and staircases of 5 high-value properties in the heart of Helsinki, dating back more than a century. All these architectural treasures were built between 1870 and 1913, and have unique stories to tell. Let’s take a look at the architectural gems we explored on our tour. Continue reading

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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


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Helsinki Dressed in Blue for Finland’s 100 Years of Independence

Happy 100th Birthday Finland! Today 6 Dec 2017 my beloved home country Finland celebrates its 100 years of independence.Finns are famous for being humble and quiet people but as we are celebrating Finland’s 100th birthday today I can shout out load how proud I am to be a Finn and posses one of the most powerful and valuable Continue reading


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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.

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Christiania: Open-air Street Art Gallery of Copenhagen

You may have read on my previous post that exploring Copenhagen’s Freetown Christiania is definitely an adventure not to miss when you are visiting Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. It is literally a trip to another world where norms and laws of a regular society do not apply. Continue reading


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A Trip to Another World in Copenhagen’s Freetown Christiania

No visit to Copenhagen is complete without an outing in Copenhagen’s free-spirited “green” commune known as Freetown Christiania. Exploring this hippie town of alternative people is literally a trip to another world where norms and laws of a regular society do not apply. Continue reading


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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