Author: Peter & Brigitte

Two Sundays ago we went to the Helsinki Zoo on Korkeasaari (korkea = tall, saari = island) – the zoo…

Ok, so it’s actually 105 days that we’ve been here, but I though that “100 days” made for a better…

Parking is a real issue in the centre of Helsinki – so how inconsiderate is this driver who left his…

According to the guidebooks and the online sites, Suomenlinna, Helsinki’s island fortress, is one of the top spots to visit…

A Finn told me a short while ago: “Finnish is the language spoken in heaven” . Why? “Because it takes…

Two Sunday’s ago, Brigitte and I were a bit confused to hear lots of cheering outside fairly late in the…

On Sunday we had our first overseas visitor in Helsinki – Jesse needed to visit a South African embassy, and…

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