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I help you enjoy Finland to the fullest, showing the local life.

I hope to ensure that you make the most out of your time and money when you are in Finland. 

Helsinki Things to Do: A Local’s Little Guide

Now we scratch the surface of the biggest city and capital, Helsinki! Helsinki is a pocket-size Metropolis, a mixture of European chic, Finnish straightforwardness and Nordic functionality. I put together a local’s little guide to show you some new sides of the city. This guide tells you my favorite restaurants & cafès and the perfect city walk off the beaten path.

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I’m Varpu. One blonde, travel-loving, Finnish engineer. Cinnamon bun expert.

Happy wonderer of the specialties of my home country.

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