SUMMER IN HELSINKI: SUOMENLINNA SEA FORTRESS

Helsinki Suomenlinna

As I mentioned before, in the summer the life in Helsinki happens outside and on the surrounding islands whenever the weather permits. Suomenlinna Sea Fortress is a significant part of the capital’s and the country’s history starting from the 1700’s. The island undoubtedly one of the gems in Helsinki, an UNESCO World Heritage site andRead more

SUMMER IN HELSINKI: BIRGITTA HERNESAARI

Café Birgitta Hernesaari

Time for a quick restaurant tip! In my previous Summer in Helsinki-post I wrote about Kaivopuisto, a park right in the southernmost part of Helsinki. In it’s western end, the shoreline continues as the Hernesaari neighborhood. The restaurants in Hernesaari are worth checking out: Hernesaaren Ranta was opened last year, and the amazingly beautiful LöylyRead more

GREETINGS FROM AUSTRALIA

Hardys Wines

In collaboration with // Yhteistyössä Hardy’s Wines Don’t get too excited yet – I’m writing this firmly on Finnish soil. I’m just going to tell you all about an exciting bag of greetings that originate from the land down under! Let’s start by putting the truth out there. Wine is so much more than justRead more