Monthly Archives: December 2012

Merry Christmas!

I wish you all merry Christmas! This year we are really enjoying of white Christmas – there is 45 cm of snow in Helsinki and more coming all the time.

Merry Christmas!

I wish you all merry Christmas! This year we are really enjoying of white Christmas – there is 45 cm of snow in Helsinki and more coming all the time.

Beauty of the winter

Minus 12 celsius degrees, light snowfall and freezing cold fingers – feeling so happy and fortunate. 

Beauty of the winter

Minus 12 celsius degrees, light snowfall and freezing cold fingers – feeling so happy and fortunate. 

Love for toys

I know, another article in a row regarding toys, but I just ran into a new toy store in Helsinki called Nallerina (please note that the shop at Annankatu is closed now, but the shop functions still at Suomenlinna and online

Love for toys

I know, another article in a row regarding toys, but I just ran into a new toy store in Helsinki called Nallerina (please note that the shop at Annankatu is closed now, but the shop functions still at Suomenlinna and online

Sweet design Porvoo

The old town of Porvoo steals your heart with it’s beauty – and your money with the great selection of boutiques. Every time I go there, I cannot but go into my favorite shops: toy store Riimikko, tiny design boutique Design Deli and

Sweet design Porvoo

The old town of Porvoo steals your heart with it’s beauty – and your money with the great selection of boutiques. Every time I go there, I cannot but go into my favorite shops: toy store Riimikko, tiny design boutique Design Deli and

Old fashioned Porvoo

The old town of Porvoo with its narrow winding streets and characteristic wooden buildings from the 18th century makes you wonder if you have either gone back in time or arrived in a film studio. However, the snow blowing into

Old fashioned Porvoo

The old town of Porvoo with its narrow winding streets and characteristic wooden buildings from the 18th century makes you wonder if you have either gone back in time or arrived in a film studio. However, the snow blowing into

Market Square: history, herrings and handicrafts

Helsinki’s market square has long roots – it has been in the same place ever since 1818, when it left Senate’s square. Also the oldest annual event in Helsinki – Silakkamarkkinat, the herring market – organized every October since 1740s

Market Square: history, herrings and handicrafts

Helsinki’s market square has long roots – it has been in the same place ever since 1818, when it left Senate’s square. Also the oldest annual event in Helsinki – Silakkamarkkinat, the herring market – organized every October since 1740s