Posts Tagged: 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

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

Sohlberg home museum – real size dollhouse

Helsinki is a dream city for museum lovers. There are around 60 museums in Helsinki, and my strong intention is to visit all of them. Yesterday I visited for the very first time Päivikki and Sakari Sohlberg’s home museum, a

Sohlberg home museum – real size dollhouse

Helsinki is a dream city for museum lovers. There are around 60 museums in Helsinki, and my strong intention is to visit all of them. Yesterday I visited for the very first time Päivikki and Sakari Sohlberg’s home museum, a

Alight cathedral

Last Sunday we saw the sun! I had been sick at home for three days and I needed to get out to the sun and see the sea. So I head to the city center to feel the freezing sea

Alight cathedral

Last Sunday we saw the sun! I had been sick at home for three days and I needed to get out to the sun and see the sea. So I head to the city center to feel the freezing sea

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