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By on 02/12/2017

The Helsinki Red Full Day Self-guided Bicycle Tour

The Helsinki Red Full Day Self-guided Bicycle Tour (22-35) This tour requires either a bicycle or the use of public transport. It circles the city and takes in some of ...
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The Helsinki Blue Full Day Self-guided Walking Tour

The Helsinki Blue Full Day Self-guided Walking Tour (1-21) Here you will find labeled in blue (1-20) a comprehensive Helsinki self-guided walking tour that should take you the good part ...
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12 Adventurous Summer things to do in Helsinki

If you are visiting Helsinki city in Summer you should almost have the place to yourself. Most Finns head off to their Summer Cottages in the countryside, especially during July ...
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A Family Summer Roadtrip 2019 – Spain to Greece with the Nissan Micra

After successfully circumnavigating the Iberia peninsula (Spain and Portugal) in our Nissan Micra, we decided to start the journey back to Finland with a trip across southern Europe. We visited ...
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Guide to Kids Winter Hobbies in Finland

If like me you have been thrown into parenting in Finland, and are trying to make sense of kids winter hobbies, here is some useful information to get you started ...
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Places we want to visit in 2019

My wife Tania and I have voted on the top places we want to visit in 2019. We have tried to find places we both have not visited before. I ...
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Road tripping Europe in a Nissan Micra – Part 1 (Barcelona, Spain to Faro, Portugal)

A Nissan Micra seems an unlikely choice for a road trip around Europe but compared to a Motorcycle (which I usually ride), it has a lot of space. I was ...
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What you Need to know before Driving in Finland

Finland is a society where there are a lot of rules and everyone will just expect that you know them. I learnt the road rules here the hard way. It ...
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The Most Beautiful Landscapes in Europe

Here is a list of the most beautiful Landscapes that I have stumbled across while traveling around Europe. These places stood out in my mind for their uniqueness, splendor and ...
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How to pack light (under 8 kg)

When I see first time travelers wrestling with an 80L backpack I can't help but point and scorn - but if truth be told at their age I also thought ...
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