These are the best hotels in Helsinki, based on all the times we visit the best capital in Northern Europe. We have been to Helsinki a lot of times since we start Fotostrasse, and we had the pleasure of staying in different places across town.
Most of my friends think I’m crazy when I mention how much I love visiting… Read More »A Lot of Reasons to visit Helsinki in Winter
When most people think of Finland, they think about the cold and long winters. But I’m not one of those people. When I think about Finland, I think about the beauty and function of the Finnish Design. I know it may sound weird for most people but, as a designer, I see Finland in a different way.
And I gonna try to show you how I see Finland in this article about Finnish Design.
We have been to Helsinki more than a few times in the past couple of years. Every time that we are there, we try to stay in different hotels so we can explore a little bit more of this amazing city. This was our goal when we booked our stay at Scandic Paasi, an amazing hotel located in an area of Helsinki called Siltasaari.
Helsinki is one of the best destinations in the north, the city thrives with life in the summer and warmth in the winter. You can have 24/7 day time without a single drop on night during the June, July and August and endless options of activities during the cold months of the year. Unlikely most cities in Europe, Helsinki will not stop just because there’s some ice on the road.
Read More »Best option for Helsinki: Radisson Blu Plaza
We met Katja Pantzar in 2014 when we visited the Porvoo Archipelago on our first trip to Finland. She was there writing an article for Blue Wings, and we were going crazy about the beauty of that place.
We talked, and we kept in touch. She even did a short interview about what we thought about the islands around Porvoo.Read More »Helsinki by Light – A book interview with Katja Pantzar
You can find the Radisson Blu Seaside in the beautiful area of Helsinki known as Ruoholahti district. This former industrial harbor area of Helsinki is less than 15 minutes of walking from the city center. This is where Fotostrasse stayed when we visited Finland in the middle of January for NBE Finland.
Temppeliaukio, whose name can be translated from Finnish as Temple Square, is the official name of, what we would like to call, the Church in the Rock. Some people call it the Rock Church but we don’t care about the name of this beautiful building as much as we care for how beautiful it is.
Explore the fascinating fortress of Suomenlinna in Helsinki. Discover its rich history and stunning architecture while strolling through its picturesque landscapes. Immerse yourself in the charm of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, where old-world charm meets natural beauty.
Plan your visit to Suomenlinna today and experience the magic of this historic Finnish gem.
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