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Travel tips and unusual sights for tourists visiting Helsinki – the capital of Finland.
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Category Archives: Beach
Ok, it is not Barcelona but Helsinki has decent beach right in the city center. On short summer it gets quite packed at day time and in the evening, teenagers invade it for party-party. In good summer sea water can … Continue reading
Just a 15 minutes boat trip from either Merisatama or Ruoholahti is excellent and small twin islands called Pihlajasaari. Islands have multiple beaches, restaurant, camping and even the nude beach! It is a good place to go for a sunny … Continue reading
This cape on Herttoniemi has something why we call this blog as Hidden Helsinki. Kivinokka is truly hidden escape for citizens. There you can see that there is many layers in Helsinki. The one that tourist see in every brochure … Continue reading
Old style horse farm and big mansion in middle of vast wheat fields. Mansion has a very good but decent priced restaurant and one of the best terraces in Helsinki. This peaceful area gives you an good idea how the … Continue reading