Posts Tagged: nature

Day trip to Sipoonkorpi to breath the nature

Helsinki is a wonderful place – this is my completely subjective opinion – and one of the many things that makes it so great is the location. Helsinki is located in between East and West, almost in the middle of

Day trip to Sipoonkorpi to breath the nature

Helsinki is a wonderful place – this is my completely subjective opinion – and one of the many things that makes it so great is the location. Helsinki is located in between East and West, almost in the middle of

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

White Christmas in Helsinki!

Merry Christmas! This year the snow arrived just in time to turn the dark and rainy Helsinki into a winter wonderland. Today, after two happy but hectic days of family Christmas with anxious children (first waiting desperately the arrival of

White Christmas in Helsinki!

Merry Christmas! This year the snow arrived just in time to turn the dark and rainy Helsinki into a winter wonderland. Today, after two happy but hectic days of family Christmas with anxious children (first waiting desperately the arrival of

Picture perfect autumn colours

This year autumn has treated us well in Helsinki! It has been sunny and warm, and the autumn colours have been so gorgeous: strong red and yellow colours have given the city a brand new seasonal look. Sharing pictures of

Picture perfect autumn colours

This year autumn has treated us well in Helsinki! It has been sunny and warm, and the autumn colours have been so gorgeous: strong red and yellow colours have given the city a brand new seasonal look. Sharing pictures of

Finnish cottage life

Tervetuloa – Welcome to a Finnish summer cottage; to a simple life in the countryside without running water. Our summer cottage, mökki in Finnish, is over 50 years old, a traditional small log house accompanied by a separate sauna building located

Finnish cottage life

Tervetuloa – Welcome to a Finnish summer cottage; to a simple life in the countryside without running water. Our summer cottage, mökki in Finnish, is over 50 years old, a traditional small log house accompanied by a separate sauna building located

Mother’s day traditions

Every year the second Sunday of May in Finland we celebrate our mothers, our loving mums, in Finnish “äiti“. Usually mother’s day coincides with the bloom of wood anemones and traditionally I have always picked those beautiful and delicate flowers

Mother’s day traditions

Every year the second Sunday of May in Finland we celebrate our mothers, our loving mums, in Finnish “äiti“. Usually mother’s day coincides with the bloom of wood anemones and traditionally I have always picked those beautiful and delicate flowers