Christmas in Helsinki

Christmas in Helsinki

Christmas in Helsinki begins when the lights are turned on along the street Aleksanterinkatu on the 24th of November, a traditional start to the Christmas Season and to serious Christmas shopping for those so inclined….24 November 2013 was the 64th year in a row for these lights. Shopkeepers along Aleksanterinkatu … Continue reading

Linnanmäki Amusement Park, Helsinki

Linnanmaki

Linnanmäki is Finland’s oldest and most loved amusement park – and if you’re in Helsinki with kids and a  lot of time, it’s not a bad place to take them for a day out. Even without kids, it’s  a lot if fun! Linnanmäki (“Lintsillä”) has a bigger selection of rides (43 in … Continue reading