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Helsinki is a sea-town par excellence and an exciting, dynamic place. Half the city seems to be water, and the tortured geography of the coastline includes any number of bays, inlets and a speckling...
This popular music venue and adjacent restaurant, transplanted from the Berkshires, showcases rock, jazz,and indie performances (Suzanne Vega and Nick Lowe now on deck) while the kitchen...
Finland’s fascinating past comes to life in the towns east of Helsinki, with intact ironworks, defensive fortifications and museums exploring the country’s seafaring history.
From Kimito island to the western fringes of Finland’s capital are a scattering of pretty lakeside and coastal towns and villages.
The best sights, tours and activities in Helsinki.
...ss light or winter’s eerie frozen magic. City LightsDon’t get the idea that the country’s just a backwoods emptiness, though. Vibrant cities stock the southern parts, headed by the capital, Helsinki, a cutting-edge urban space with world-famous design and music scenes. Embraced by the Baltic, it’s an enticing ensemble of modern and stately architecture, island restaurants, and stylish...
Finland has long been regarded as the least flashy, and the most quirky and enigmatic, of the Nordic countries. Though Helsinki might be regarded as a younger sibling to the other northern capitals, it's the one that went to art school, scorns pop music, is working in a cutting-edge design studio and hangs out with...
The best hotels and hostels in Helsinki.
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