Category Archives: Finland

Street art in Myyr York

Art can make our life better. A real life example of that is the area of Myyrmäki, alias Myyr York, where colourful murals have turned the old grey and intimidating railway station into a comfortable area where you catch your train

Street art in Myyr York

Art can make our life better. A real life example of that is the area of Myyrmäki, alias Myyr York, where colourful murals have turned the old grey and intimidating railway station into a comfortable area where you catch your train

150th anniversary year: Pekka Halonen

The 2015 is the 150th anniversary of three important Finnish artists: Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Pekka Halonen and Jean Sibelius. In February I published an article about Akseli Gallen-Kallela and now it is Pekka Halonen’s turn. Pekka Halonen (1865-1933) is one of the

150th anniversary year: Pekka Halonen

The 2015 is the 150th anniversary of three important Finnish artists: Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Pekka Halonen and Jean Sibelius. In February I published an article about Akseli Gallen-Kallela and now it is Pekka Halonen’s turn. Pekka Halonen (1865-1933) is one of the

The last rays of the sun playing in the woods

The last rays of the sun make everything golden. They function like a magic wand turning little ferns into dancing Charites. The play of sun and shadow make the woods seem like a magical place where little elves play hide and seek.

The last rays of the sun playing in the woods

The last rays of the sun make everything golden. They function like a magic wand turning little ferns into dancing Charites. The play of sun and shadow make the woods seem like a magical place where little elves play hide and seek.

Nature wrapped in ecological wooden building = Haltia

If you would like to get to know the Finnish nature, I would recommend you to visit Haltia, the Finnish Nature Centre in Espoo. It is only a half an hour ride from Helsinki by car. Though it would be

Nature wrapped in ecological wooden building = Haltia

If you would like to get to know the Finnish nature, I would recommend you to visit Haltia, the Finnish Nature Centre in Espoo. It is only a half an hour ride from Helsinki by car. Though it would be

Dolls and Toys at Porvoo

Porvoo, this little city at 50 km from Helsinki has a hidden treasure in one of the old wooden warehouses by the river: Doll and Toy Museum of Porvoo. The place is amazing in many ways. First of all it has

Dolls and Toys at Porvoo

Porvoo, this little city at 50 km from Helsinki has a hidden treasure in one of the old wooden warehouses by the river: Doll and Toy Museum of Porvoo. The place is amazing in many ways. First of all it has

Discovering Tampere

I like to travel, or better I love to travel. At the moment we have so much going on that there is no time for any longer trip, but you can always do a little weekend getaway. So last weekend

Discovering Tampere

I like to travel, or better I love to travel. At the moment we have so much going on that there is no time for any longer trip, but you can always do a little weekend getaway. So last weekend

Finnish babies are born with a box

Or to be honest, the box arrives before the baby. For 76 years expectant mothers in Finland have received a box with baby clothing, sheets and other products that one needs to take care of a new born baby. It is

Finnish babies are born with a box

Or to be honest, the box arrives before the baby. For 76 years expectant mothers in Finland have received a box with baby clothing, sheets and other products that one needs to take care of a new born baby. It is