Monthly Archives: February 2014

Summer in the city at Kaisaniemi Botanical Garden

It is grey in Helsinki; +3 celsius degrees and humid weather. Last Sunday to cheer us up we decided to visit the University of Helsinki Botanical Garden, a place with tropical atmosphere. The garden outdoors looks rather sad now, but

Summer in the city at Kaisaniemi Botanical Garden

It is grey in Helsinki; +3 celsius degrees and humid weather. Last Sunday to cheer us up we decided to visit the University of Helsinki Botanical Garden, a place with tropical atmosphere. The garden outdoors looks rather sad now, but

Haunting National Romantic treasures

National Romantic style, Jugend style, Art Nouveau, Modernismo – a dear child has many names. The very first Finnish architectonical style involved during the late 19th and early 20th centuries and it is called National Romantic style. We can say that it is

Haunting National Romantic treasures

National Romantic style, Jugend style, Art Nouveau, Modernismo – a dear child has many names. The very first Finnish architectonical style involved during the late 19th and early 20th centuries and it is called National Romantic style. We can say that it is

Winter light

Four seasons – four different lights. During the winter sun stays close to horizon, shades are long and the light has it’s own special colour. The hours of light are just few and the shades alter all the time. I

Winter light

Four seasons – four different lights. During the winter sun stays close to horizon, shades are long and the light has it’s own special colour. The hours of light are just few and the shades alter all the time. I

Academic Bookstore – a cosy Bookstore by Aalto

My absolutely favorite bookstore in Helsinki is the Academic Bookstore for three very different reasons: It has a great collection of books – also in many different languages. In the second floor there is a nice café, called (of course)

Academic Bookstore – a cosy Bookstore by Aalto

My absolutely favorite bookstore in Helsinki is the Academic Bookstore for three very different reasons: It has a great collection of books – also in many different languages. In the second floor there is a nice café, called (of course)