Posts Tagged: Käpylä

More reasons to love Käpylä – Cafe Sose

We moved to Käpylä (in Finnish “pine cone land”) almost 6 years ago, and I have fallen in love with this neighbourhood, because of the beautiful architecture, the best neighbours ever, the surrounding nature, the squirrels, the great spotted woodpeckers

More reasons to love Käpylä – Cafe Sose

We moved to Käpylä (in Finnish “pine cone land”) almost 6 years ago, and I have fallen in love with this neighbourhood, because of the beautiful architecture, the best neighbours ever, the surrounding nature, the squirrels, the great spotted woodpeckers

Café Siili, the café Käpylä has been dreaming of

There is a new café in town! It is called Kahvila Siili (café hedgehog) and it is located in the stone foundation of a little wooden house in the middle of the Wooden Käpylä. We have always talked with my friends

Café Siili, the café Käpylä has been dreaming of

There is a new café in town! It is called Kahvila Siili (café hedgehog) and it is located in the stone foundation of a little wooden house in the middle of the Wooden Käpylä. We have always talked with my friends

Midsummer in Kumpula allotment garden

Midsummer in the city – threat or opportunity? Traditionally people leave the cities and spend the midsummer in their summer cottages and the cities turn into ghost towns, but not anymore. I have spend many midsummers in Helsinki, and nowadays

Midsummer in Kumpula allotment garden

Midsummer in the city – threat or opportunity? Traditionally people leave the cities and spend the midsummer in their summer cottages and the cities turn into ghost towns, but not anymore. I have spend many midsummers in Helsinki, and nowadays

Coffee, ice-cream and good people at Käpyläs visor kiosk

During the summer an old visor kiosk turns into the heart of Käpylä. The kiosk is one of the 24 functional style kiosks that were designed in 1930’s to serve people in popular parks and along tram routes. A couple

Coffee, ice-cream and good people at Käpyläs visor kiosk

During the summer an old visor kiosk turns into the heart of Käpylä. The kiosk is one of the 24 functional style kiosks that were designed in 1930’s to serve people in popular parks and along tram routes. A couple

The idyllic Wooden Käpylä

Wood, Finland is known for wood. Our country is wide and we are just a few people to live in here, so almost 80 % of the surface area is covered by forests. In the countryside wood is still today

The idyllic Wooden Käpylä

Wood, Finland is known for wood. Our country is wide and we are just a few people to live in here, so almost 80 % of the surface area is covered by forests. In the countryside wood is still today