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 Christmas
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Merry Christmas! Thank you for participating our tours during the year. Now it is time to relax with friends and family. I’m staying with my parents in the Oulu region where the weather has a real classical Christmas-feeling. -1 degree Celsius and snowing. Yesterday in the sky was open and … Read More

The seasons change, we stay
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Hi Friends! It’s been a while!   (Suomenkielinen teksti alla) Like in Game of Thrones: The Winter is coming. We’ve been busy setting up for it and I’m really excited about what we have cooked up. Green Cap Tours never stops!   First Mental Walk – Guided tour in former psychiatric hospital … Read More

Green Cap Hints: Outdoor Cafes
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When in need of that dark elixir of life, consult this list of cafes. These places have good terraces for outdoor seating but most of them have indoor spaces as well. List of the best indoor places will be posted a bit later. All the places mentioned here can be … Read More

Green Cap hints: Juhannus
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Leo’s pointers for midsummer fest. In fact, on top of cool evening happenings in the likes of Lonna island, Hernesaarenranta, Kaiku klubi and Tavastia this upcoming weekend – even if other travel services are closed – we’re in full operation, as usual, so midsummer in the city is guaranteed to … Read More

Green Cap hint series begin! First few Cafes and Restaurants
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Hello friends! We hope for you to have a good time in Helsinki. Therefore we offer you our suggestions on where to go in terms of dining, cafes, nightlife, shopping and museums etc. We’ll be posting our suggestions bit by bit so keep following the blog:) First will introduce some … Read More

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