It’s finally here! – Explore Helsinki and Espoo by the new metro line
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The Helsinki Metro is one of the easiest metros in the world to travel with. Really. The route map looks like the letter Y, it’s hardly possible to take the wrong line or get lost. Until now, the metro has connected the eastern parts of Helsinki with the city centre. … Read More

One true love of the Finns – Ice Hockey
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Wondering what is the biggest event in Helsinki this weekend? It’s Karjala-Turnaus! This one and only, regular and international Ice Hockey Tournament in Finland has been the start for National Teams’ Hockey Season for years. This Autumn Finland, Sweden, Russia, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Canada will start their preparations for … Read More

Tunnista ja löydä metsän maukkaimmat aarteet
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Sienisesonki on parhaimmillaan ja sienet metsässä odottavat kerääjäänsä! Tämä kesä on ollut paikoin hyvin sateinen. Se saattaa harmittaa kesäfiilistä, mutta luonto kukkii ja sienet puskevat maan eri kolkista hämmästyttäen aina vaan pientä kulkijaa. Kun ulos lähtee kulkemaan, on lähes mahdotonta olla huomaamatta kaikenvärisiä lakkeja pilkistämästä maan lomasta. Monet sienistä ovat … Read More

How to do Juhannus – the celebration of midsummer in Helsinki
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Juhannus started from the pagan midsummer festivals which focused on a prosperous upcoming harvest after a long cold winter. It was said that witches and ferries would be confused by the short nights and often let slip visions of the future. Moving to more modern time, the new name Juhannus comes from associating the date with celebrations … Read More

Green Cap Hints: Brunch in Helsinki
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Helsinki’s brunch game is strong and whether you prefer the traditional selection of various sweet and savory delicacies, plant-based or an ethnic, even exotic feast for all senses, this city will provide an option for your liking. The best time to enjoy a brunch is during weekends, when you have … Read More

Lapinlahti Former Psychiatric Hospital – unique Helsinki experience
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The city center of Helsinki and surrounding streets contain lots of undiscovered must-be-visited places. One of those Finnish gems, attracting not only tourists but locals as well, is Lapinlahti hospital area. All kinds of fascinating, unbelievable stories, from desperate to heartwarming, tragic to hilarious are part of its 176 year-old … Read More

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