Tag Archives: Helsinki

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 – 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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N is for Napier and other places worth a deco

I posted about the southern hemisphere gem, Napier on the East coast of the North Island of New Zealand as part of my Kia Ora series, recounting my travel there in November and December 2014. Hands up how many of you … Continue reading

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