The Cutest Little River Town in Finland: Porvoo

The Cutest Little River Town in Finland: Porvoo

Porvoo in Finland is a darling little town famous for two things: its colorful Old town and cute almond pastry, called Runeberg’s Cake. As Porvoo is only a 50-minute bus ride away from Helsinki, it makes the most adorable day trip destination from the capital in any...

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Things to Do in Helsinki: 7 Curiously Finnish Ideas

Things to Do in Helsinki: 7 Curiously Finnish Ideas

Are you looking for unique things to do in Helsinki which tell something about the city’s special character and us Finns? You might already have the Finnish sauna, Helsinki Cathedral, Suomenlinna island and tasting Finnish foods on your list, right? Perfect, those are...

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10 Charming Things to Do in Jyväskylä

10 Charming Things to Do in Jyväskylä

Jyväskylä is a major city in the Lakeland area, 3 hours north of Helsinki. If you are exploring southern and middle Finland, visiting Jyväskylä will be a highlight of your trip! It’s a city that all Finns love. In this post, I’ll tell you little inside things and show 10 charming Jyväskylä things to do, self-guided.

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