Tag Archives: Finland

And Finnally, Mad Music And Murky Meals: #finland

And this is the last Finnish post, or should that be the Finnish Line? Lots more pictures and some ott weirdness… Why is it that, miles into a Finnish forest my phone had 4 bars of signal, 4G too whereas … Continue reading

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Finnished Yet? Nope, Here’s Another

People seemed to enjoy my Finnish reprise of our short holiday there a few years back. So this is my take on Helsinki and Tuurku the former capital. As ever I tend to see things from a slightly off the … Continue reading

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Finland, Finland How I Miss You #reprise #holiday

Four years ago today, I was on holiday, abroad. How strange those concepts feel now. Still it is lovely to return to the bonkers world that is Finland, if only for a while… Finland is full of trees. When it’s … Continue reading

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Finland – mad music and powercuts for breakfast

Why is it that, miles into a Finnish forest my phone had 4 bars of signal, 4G too whereas at home in south London it has nothing, nada, buggerall, zip? Are we rationed? Do the Finns have something we don’t? … Continue reading

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Finland – walking in among the fungi: A Reprise

Four years ago today, I was on holiday, abroad. How strange those concepts feel now. Still it was lovely to return to the bonkers world that is Finland, if only for a while Finland is full of trees. When it’s … Continue reading

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Finland – Helsinki is the place to be

‘Why have you come to Finland?’ If we were asked once we were asked a dozen times. Finland doesn’t expect tourists it seems. Not summer tourists. Which is a shame because it has a lot to offer the discerning traveller … Continue reading

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