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Mumin Kaffe – Helsinki Finland

Mumin Kaffe – Helsinki Finland

  When I was in Helsinki in the beginning of the year, I had brunch in this cute café called Mumin Kaffe.   Since we only had 6 hours in Helsinki, we didn’t want to spend much time on the whole, “We need to eat something”-process and decided to find a place beforehand where we could combine breakfast and lunch. I googled quite a lot before finding Mumin Kaffe, and since the children book characters the Moomins are the main thing I think about when I think of…

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Helsinki Cathedral – Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki Cathedral – Helsinki, Finland

     Helsinki Cathedral is such a distinctive part of the Helsinki cityscape.   Just google Helsinki and you find this majestic building in pretty much every picture. It is also one of Helsinki’s most visited buildings with almost 350 000 visitors annually. The cathedral, who is called Helsingin tuomiokirkko in Finnish, was completed in 1852 and is still used regularly for religious services and weddings and has the compacity of 1300 people.   The white exterior with the green domes really appeals to…

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Rock Church – Helsinki, Finland

Rock Church – Helsinki, Finland

  During my quick visit to Helsinki at the beginning of this week, I had a look at the famous Rock Church – or Temppeliaukion kirkko as the Finnish calls it.   Opened in 1969, this church was built into solid rock, hence the nickname “Rock Church”. It is one of Helsinki’s most popular tourist attractions and there where a lot of people who wrote to me on Instagram before my trip telling me that I had to go there and I really…

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Travel Diary: Helsinki, Finland

Travel Diary: Helsinki, Finland

   I just got home from a 40-hour cruise to Helsinki in Finland.   I’m a costumer club member of a LOT of travelling companies, and actually got this cruise from Stockholm to Helsinki for free! It was a Christmas present from the cruise company Viking Line and I was even allowed to bring a friend. How nice? Even though I’m not very found of cruising in the Baltic Sea since the ships are quite small (and you feel the waves which…

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