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Nuuksio National Park – A Two Day Adventure

After visiting Porvoo and Helsinki, we spent two days in Nuuksio National Park, just around the corner from the Finnish capital. Sleeping on trees, midnight swims in a lake and the best smoked salmon ever are o...
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15 Best Design Hotels in Helsinki

Looking for the best, cool design hotels in Helsinki? Read on - here we've come up with our 15 favourites, after 6 trips to the city! Helsinki is one of the capitals of Nordic cool, and even hostels and budg...
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Hostel Domus Academica Helsinki

Finding a good hostel in European cities is likely to be a daunting task, more often than not. Here we share with you one of our best finds, eco-friendly Hostel Domus Academica in Helsinki, open from June 1st t...
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Five (almost) free things to do in Helsinki

Yes, Finland does have a reputation for being an expensive country and the capital city Helsinki is no exception. Having said that, there are many (almost) free things to do in Helsinki. Do you want to know wha...
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Suomenlinna: sleeping on a fortress island

Did you know you could sleep on a UNESCO-listed fortress island just off the coast of Helsinki? Come with us and discover Suomenlinna, a must-visit place for history lovers and location of one of the coolest de...