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Suomenlinna Sea Fortress – Pictures and history

Suomenlinna Sea Fortress – Pictures and history

Brief history: What is Suomenlinna Sea Fortress Suomenlinna Sea Fortress is a fortress island in front of Helsinki, Finland. It´s construction was intially completed in 1748 when most of the area of modern Finland was firmly under Swedish rule. But Sweden had suffered some losses […]

The Rock Church in Helsinki (Temppeliaukio Church)

The Rock Church in Helsinki (Temppeliaukio Church)

One of the most famous sights in Helsinki is definetely the Rock Church. Officially called Tempeliaukio Church (Temple square…) the place features some unique architechture: the church is constructed partially underground, inside the solid bedrock. Only a dome rises slightly above the ground featuring small […]

Find the unique Rummu quarry near Tallinn

Find the unique Rummu quarry near Tallinn

Have you seen pictures and videos of this weird place where a ruined concrete building appears to be suddenly swallowed by a exceptionally blue lake? It´s the Rummu quarry, and yes, it is as amazing as it looks. Read more to find out more about […]

The Muscular Monkey of Finland

The Muscular Monkey of Finland

In 2019 certain monkey, a white faced saki to be more precise, gained international fame. The monkey got famous because a visitor to Helsinki Zoo, Korkeasaari, noticed that in a photo the monkey looked incredibly muscular. Like Arnold Schwarzenegger but bigger. So I had to […]

The Sibelius Monument in Helsinki

The Sibelius Monument in Helsinki

The Sibelius monument has been one of the most prominent tourist attractions in Helsinki since it was finished in the late 60s. It can be found in the district of Töölö, in the western flank of Helsinki mainland. The monument comemmorates Jean Sibelius, Finland´s most […]

Winter Sea Pool In Helsinki

Winter Sea Pool In Helsinki

Have you tried swimming outdoors when it´s absolytely freezing outside? Finland offers some exotic winter activities for those not afraid of cold. But despite looking kinda cold, the Allas Sea Pool in Helsinki offers quite comfortable experience. The biggest pool that is lowered almost to […]

Remarkable architechture of Oodi, the new library in Helsinki

Remarkable architechture of Oodi, the new library in Helsinki

Finland is famous for it´s publicly funded services that are available to all the citizen with little or no extra cost. (Meaning that of course they have paid for them with their taxes.) It´s libraries are something the whole Finland is especially proud of. Now […]

Skiing in Finland

Skiing in Finland

You might have heard that Finns love all types of skiing; downhill, cross country, slalom, whatever… Still the cross-country version is probably the most popular form of sport and excersise. Finnish skiers have enjoyed quite a bit of success in international competitions and skiing is […]

Lisbon Old Town

Lisbon Old Town

Lisbon is a super beautiful city! I was lucky to spend few days there on the beginning of Novermber. When northern Europe was already cold, Portugal was still really nice and warm. My hotel was just below the old town, so when I arrived there […]

The Finnish Archipelago

The Finnish Archipelago

The Finnish archipelago is the largest in the world: there are hundreds of islands from the Russian border up to the very end of Gulf of Bothnia. All in the Finnish coastline of the Baltic Sea. The archipelago and sea are great part of the […]