Finland 100 years of Independence

Finland 100 years of Independence

Finland had its 100 years of independence day yesterday and numerous central buildings were lighted up in suiting colors. Here are few pictures of Helsinki center from yesterday     Here are some photos from Central market square where the Presidential Palace and City Hall has also been lighted up accordingly, followed by the the Esplanadi

Dachau – Concentration Camp

Dachau – Concentration Camp

We all have heard of the horrible things that happened in the past in the camps like Dachau. It was the dark chapter in modern Europe’s history, but just hearing about it doesn’t really compare to actually visiting these places. Right from the beginning there came a chilling feeling while reading the info sings near the entrance and it kept rising the whole way through. First a little background info, Dachau was the first concentration camp that was opened in…

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Welcome to Helsinki, part 2

Welcome to Helsinki, part 2

We hope that you found the first part of Welcome to Helsinki useful and will use some while planning your holiday to Finland. In continue to it, we decide to prepared some more information about the city. 1) Helsinki’s travel info office is situated at Pohjoisesplanadi 19 and it’s open every day from 9.00 till 18.00. From there you can get for free different maps and info brochures. There are also couple computers with internet connection that you are free…

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Welcome to Helsinki, part 1

Welcome to Helsinki, part 1

You haven’t been to Finland yet and now you’re planning your first trip to the Finnish capital, Helsinki? That’s a great decision! Tervetuloa!, which mean welcome in our beautiful language :). Even though Helsinki is a capital, it is a very compact city. It’s easy to navigate in and very welcoming for his guests. Most of the sights are situated near the center, so even if you have only one day(better more of course) trip it’s good time to get…

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Walk in Helsinki

Walk in Helsinki

Quite often you end up underrating the city where you’re living in, this have happened to us with Helsinki. When you live in some location, place seems so familiar that you just don’t notice its beauty. We decide that we’ll need to start walking in our city’s streets more and keep our eyes open a little bit more than normally 🙂 This Saturday weather was promising on most parts of the day. As it has been a while since we…

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