Hazy cafées full of people and the sweet odor of the burning plants oozing to the streets. In the middle of the bright daylight half-naked ladies are seeking for the next customer through the vitrines. Despite the odds of Amsterdam I did like it. Amsterdam has two sides. One side consists of all the things that are legal only in Amsterdam and the other part … Continue reading Travelling in Amsterdam: Expectations vs reality?
Great photos are a vital condition for any travel blog. When you have amazing photos you can get easily more readers for your blog. I would say that travel blogs live as much off photos and off text. If the photos are uninteresting or poor quality they don’t make people want to read the article but if the text is bad the reader won’t read … Continue reading 6 easy tips for creating attractive travel photos!
What is silence? For me Finland means silence. Finland is silent compared to many always buzzing countries and cities around the globe. Silence has also many stages. Silence can be sitting on a café in Helsinki and hearing only the other people talking. Silence can be very deep like inside a forest where are only me and the nature. If you you would ask me … Continue reading Enjoy the silence of Finland!
I have spent quite a lot of time at Helsinki Airport during these two years. That is why I want to share with you my tips on how to spend time at Helsinki Airport to add value to your travelling. Spending the night at Helsinki airport? No worries! Spending the night at the airport isn’t always the nicest part of your trip. Most of the … Continue reading Rocking chairs and sleeping tubes – 7 tips for enjoying time at Helsinki Airport
There are nowadays so many different sites to compare flights that I feel sometimes dizzy! Read my only 2 and a half step easy guide to buying flights. Step 1: Where to search I usually start my search from Momondo. Momondo is a website that compares flights from different sites and shows the prices of different connections at once. It makes the search easier and you don’t need … Continue reading Guide with only two and a half steps to buying flights
I promised you the insider tips from MATKA Nordic Travel Fair 2017, so here they come! HTC Vive experience – the most exhilarating part of the fair The most exciting experience in MATKA fair was in Kaarina planetarium’s stand the HTC Vive experience. HTC Vive allows you to play a game with VR glasses and controllers. The idea of the game I played was about … Continue reading Make the most out of MATKA with these activity tips!
MATKA Nordic Travel Fair 2017 is almost here! Next week 19-22 Jan 2017 the tourism industry representatives get together in Messukeskus Helsinki. I will join the party as an official blogger of the Travel Fair. http://matka.messukeskus.com/messuilla/matka-2017-bloggaajat/. Nordic Travel Fair is a place for me and you to go dreaming every year. I always find mesmerizing destinations I should travel to and get a glimpse of … Continue reading MATKA Nordic Travel Fair 2017
At the airport I frequently come across that passengers don’t know how the airlines co-operate with other airlines and how it affects their journey. The co-operation mode that the airlines use is called codesharing. Codesharing means that you have for example bought a flight ticket from Cathay Pacific for the flight from Helsinki to Beijing but the flight will be operated by Finnair. It means that the plane … Continue reading Codesharing to ease your travels!
There are a few things for you to remember when you buy airline tickets. These are the cases I have faced at the airport most often. Confirm the times and dates As simple as it sounds please triple check the time and dates that they are correct on your flight ticket. I have seen too many times that people arrive at the airport with their … Continue reading Check out these tips before buying flights!
At the airport I encounter everyday inquires about how to pack certain items for the flight. Some questions show up everyday and most of them are about hand luggage. I want to make your life easier and tell you the things that occur to me most often. Question 1. “I have liquids in the hand luggage! How do I know what’s even liquid?” And now … Continue reading 8 essential tips on how to pack your bags right for a flight!