Seeing the northern lights is undoubtedly high on a lot of people’s bucket lists. There’s something otherworldly about those snaking, dancing colours in the sky that’s, well, magical. Chasing the northern lights, or aurora borealis, [Read more...]
Unlike other Scandinavian countries, Finland uses the Euro. Why put this little tidbit first in a review about a hotel in Helsinki? Well, at the moment, a fair few world currencies are enjoying a reasonably [Read more...]
In any city there are lots of coffee shops but getting a good cup is another matter. Greedy Girl and gluttonous husband are lovers of strong, robust, round coffee – usually an espresso or macchiato [Read more...]
Fine dining in Finland? Helsinki had never been on the food radar for Greedy Girl, but looking for a special restaurant to celebrate catching up again with our Swiss friends, the research pointed to Olo. [Read more...]
First night in a new city is always tough, especially when you’re battling jet lag. We had a reasonably uneventful flight overnight from Singapore to Helsinki and managed to navigate our way to the delightful [Read more...]
Just our luck, we chanced upon the coldest summer in Helsinki since 1962. No wonder almost everyone was off somewhere else on holiday. So many of Helsinki’s famed design district shops and galleries were closed [Read more...]
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