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Tip 28: Compromise and make suggestions

Tip 28: Compromise and make suggestions

I’m lucky enough to mainly travel with hubby who has very similar interests to mine. This means that it’s easy for us to come up with activities, restaurants, sights, etc. that interest us both. However, I’ve also traveled with other people (friends, relatives) and learned 

Plans for the rest of the year

Plans for the rest of the year

So, the corona situation around the world is not looking any better and I’ve slowly accepted the fact that travel will not be on the cards this year. As I don’t really want to accept this situation, I’m still harboring a minuscule hope that a 

Tip 27: Be polite, never stare and only complain when called for

Tip 27: Be polite, never stare and only complain when called for

For me, a rule a thumb in everyday life is to be polite and this also applies when I travel. When you decide to travel to a foreign country and culture you should be aware that things are going to be different from what you 

Two dinners in Kuopio

Two dinners in Kuopio

I had made reservations in advance for our dinners in Kuopio. On the first evening, we dined at Keisarinsatama, which is located three kilometers outside the city center. The restaurant is housed in an old brewery building called Kotkan Höyrypanimo (Kotka Steam Brewery). Keisarinsatama means 

Tip 26: Use VPN when using public WiFi

Tip 26: Use VPN when using public WiFi

When traveling I utilize public WiFi a lot. I’m sure everyone is aware of the risks connected with using public WiFis. Some of the risks related to free public WiFi include data theft, malware attacks, and malicious hotspots. Another potential vulnerability of free public WiFi 

A weekend in Kotka

A weekend in Kotka

We decided to take a short minibreak and spend a weekend in Kotka. As we had Friday off, we headed to Kotka on Friday afternoon and arrived at the hotel at around 4 pm. I had booked us a superior queen room at Original Sokos 

Tip 25: Cross pack to avoid being stranded if your luggage is lost

Tip 25: Cross pack to avoid being stranded if your luggage is lost

Everyone knows you may lose your luggage when traveling, especially if you have a layover. Personally, I’ve been lucky enough so far to only have lost my luggage when returning home. That’s really no issue as you have more clothes, etc. at home. However, losing 

Tip 24: Leave some leeway in your budget

Tip 24: Leave some leeway in your budget

We’re lucky enough not to really have to budget our trips apart from the amount of cash we’ll bring. I’m, however aware of the fact that for many people travel is only possible if they budget. Even though we don’t really budget we’re still aware 

8 travel products that seem useful

8 travel products that seem useful

I had a browse through Amazon for travel products and found eight I could buy right now. I think all of these seem useful and I would absolutely use them. All product pictures are from Amazon. This is not an affiliate post, I simply find 

Piri-piri kanaa ja espanjalaista punaviiniä

Piri-piri kanaa ja espanjalaista punaviiniä

Viikonloppuna kolusin taas viinikaappia ja kaivoin esiin Rosa viini- ja ruokakerhon toimittaman punaviinin. Kesäviikonloppuisin on grilli ollut ahkerassa käytössä ja niin nytkin, kun grillasin viinin kaveriksi kanaa ja perunoita. English summary at the end of the post. Viinikaapista käteen osui espanjalainen Piedemonte Grandes Tierras -viini.