Walking around last weekend with our dog I found out what for non-Nordic people is a maximum curiosity. Igloo building still remains as a survival method for intrepid trekkers, mostly off touristic areas, because of course this doesn't mean normal people lives actually on this structures.
At the west bank of Helsinki's bay the Tapiola quarter emerges with one of the very firsts shopping ...
Updated 23rd-May-2011 at 04:14 PM by admin
A thing that has really shocked me while walking on Helsinki streets has been the amount of cabriolet version cars. I remember over the Mediterranean coast whether being in Spain, France or Italy, convertible cars are a constant. It is really nice way to travel, enjoying the driving experience with some sun and fresh wind on your face.
But why in the hell should you buy a car which ...
Updated 29th-November-2010 at 03:09 PM by admin
One of the things that have impressed me the most has been the amazing natural heritage there’s here in Finland. The 70% of country’s territory is covered by endless extensions of greatly rich forests, unaccountable number of lakes (more than 187,000 they say), surprising wild inhabitants like elks or the less famous flying squirrels and of course the purest air you could ever get into your lungs. ...
Updated 17th-November-2008 at 03:04 PM by admin
In 1996 & 1998, I spent a total of 11 wonderful weeks in Finland. I fell in love with the people, the food, the culture & the land.
When I am feeling especially "homesick" (several times/week!), I visit this website:
I find Niklas' photos to be breathtaking. I hope you enjoy them, too.
Updated 29th-November-2010 at 03:35 PM by admin
Today we are going to the cottage. It's near Puujärvi, one of the 10th purest lakes of Finland. It's in Karjalohja, where Tarja Halonen, Finland's president, also has a cottage. I took some pictures of it :P We also went to puujärvi, the view and the water are really amazing! The cottage is quite small, but I really like it. it's only one room, but it has a small tv, a bed, a kitchen table, and a ...
Updated 17th-November-2008 at 03:17 PM by reea