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Travel tips and unusual sights for tourists visiting Helsinki – the capital of Finland.
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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
Helsinki has one real river and it`s ironically named by it`s neighbor city, Vantaa. Beside of that, river itself is very beautifull and it has been saved from housing developement, so on the both banks there is very good walking/biking … 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
Helsinki`s own “costa del sol”. Quite surprisingly, Aurinkolahti was not build before millenium, so apartments here are new and shining. Aurinkolahti has the the second longest strip of sand in Helsinki (after Hietaniemi in city center) and long beach promenade … Continue reading