Category Archives: Architecture

Eye on Töölö library

I was seven when I got my first library card. Today I use the “new” library card that I got at the age of 10 or 12, where my signature is still oh so very girlish and childish. During my life I have

Eye on Töölö library

I was seven when I got my first library card. Today I use the “new” library card that I got at the age of 10 or 12, where my signature is still oh so very girlish and childish. During my life I have

Conquering the towers of Helsinki: Kallio Church

I have a dream, a dream of conquering all the towers of Helsinki. Today I’m again one step closer to make that dream come true, as yesterday I had an unique opportunity to visit the tower of the Kallio church (1912).

Conquering the towers of Helsinki: Kallio Church

I have a dream, a dream of conquering all the towers of Helsinki. Today I’m again one step closer to make that dream come true, as yesterday I had an unique opportunity to visit the tower of the Kallio church (1912).

Allas Sea Pool – swimming in the heart of Helsinki

This year, 2016, has been a real celebration of the Finnish sauna culture in Helsinki. First in March was organized the very first Helsinki Sauna Day (don’t miss the next one in October 29th!), a day when private saunas opened their

Allas Sea Pool – swimming in the heart of Helsinki

This year, 2016, has been a real celebration of the Finnish sauna culture in Helsinki. First in March was organized the very first Helsinki Sauna Day (don’t miss the next one in October 29th!), a day when private saunas opened their

May I present you the master of light, Mr. Alvar Aalto

Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) is still today the best know Finnish architect; all the Finns know his name, many of us have some of his designs at home (most popular one is the Aalto vase) and his name is familiar also abroad

May I present you the master of light, Mr. Alvar Aalto

Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) is still today the best know Finnish architect; all the Finns know his name, many of us have some of his designs at home (most popular one is the Aalto vase) and his name is familiar also abroad

Löyly – so much more than just a sauna

This is a story that I have been planning to write since late May when I visited the Löyly for the first time. Löyly is a new public sauna and a restaurant that was opened to public in the end

Löyly – so much more than just a sauna

This is a story that I have been planning to write since late May when I visited the Löyly for the first time. Löyly is a new public sauna and a restaurant that was opened to public in the end

Art for the whole family at Kiasma

Art is a way of relaxation for me – I have been going to museums and galleries since child and drawing and painting are two things that I love to do. You forget the time when you concentrate on art.

Art for the whole family at Kiasma

Art is a way of relaxation for me – I have been going to museums and galleries since child and drawing and painting are two things that I love to do. You forget the time when you concentrate on art.

High up in the sky – hot air balloon ride above Helsinki

Flying in a hot air balloon has been a dream of mine for a long time. It has been one of those dreams that are too scary to make them come true. Last year on my birthday I received a

High up in the sky – hot air balloon ride above Helsinki

Flying in a hot air balloon has been a dream of mine for a long time. It has been one of those dreams that are too scary to make them come true. Last year on my birthday I received a