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Helsinki

Design in Helsinki

23.01.2019

It’s hard to think about Helsinki without thinking about unique Nordic design. The city has design saunas, -libraries, -museums, -hotels and off course stores – and even a whole design district. A design lovers must see spots are the Finlandia House designed by Alvar Aalto, the design museum, the Löyly design-sauna, the impressive Oodi city…

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Helsinki sightseeing

23.01.2019

Helsinki has many attractions for the whole family: Linnanmäki amusement park, the Suomenlinna Island museum, the Seurasaari outdoor museum, the Kauppatori market square and the Senate square. The city is full of charming parks and urban nature areas such as Töölönlahti, Kaivopuisto, Tokionranta, Kaisaniemi-park, Hietalahti- and Eira beaches, Pihlajasaari- and Uunisaari islands. Tripsteri App guides…

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Seasons in Helsinki

23.01.2019

Spring is from March to May and during that time Helsinki is light and the temperature is cool. One day it might be frost and the next day plus 15 degrees Celsius. People awake from their hibernation latest on the first of May, when the whole city is one big carnival. Kaivopuisto -park fills up…

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Getting around in Helsinki

23.01.2019

Moving around in the center of Helsinki is easy by foot. In the summer, yellow city bikes are a great way to move from one part of the city to another. You can rent a bike with the same card you use for all other public transport. Trams and busses are also good for moving…

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Singapore

A day in Tiong Bahru

19.12.2018

Singapore is a city with many faces: monuments and tradition, skyscrapers and busy streets, and cute neighborhoods that all have an original look. Tiong Bahru is one such neighborhood. It’s especially interesting for architecture geeks, food lovers and history buffs. The neighborhood was built in the 1920’s as a housing estate consisting of over 30…

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Porvoo

Christmas time Porvoo

19.12.2018

Want to experience the magic of Christmas in Finland? No need to travel all the way up North, Porvoo is a small historical town in Finland, around 30 minutes’ drive from Helsinki. It’s a very old village with lots of history, beautiful wooden buildings, and a wonderful restaurant scene. In addition, Porvoo has several cozy Christmas markets…

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