Nothing was rotten in the state of Denmark

Nothing was rotten in the state of Denmark

I had some vacation days that I had to use before the end of April and as hubby had enough frequent flyer points to get us two return flights within the Nordic countries we decided to take a short vacation in Copenhagen, Denmark. We arrived…

Short trip to Pärnu

Short trip to Pärnu

Last week my father-in-law turned 80 and decided to ”escape the country” so that he did not have to arrange a party. The solution was to gather his five siblings and their significant others and travel to a spa in Pärnu, Estonia for six days.…

Daytrip to Abu Dhabi

Daytrip to Abu Dhabi

Sunday was the only morning we had a schedule as we had booked a rental car. We had breakfast at the hotel, which was a really good breakfast with great variety and a chef that made eggs to order. The car rental office was a…

Souks and dinner at the Ritz-Carlton

Souks and dinner at the Ritz-Carlton

On Saturday we woke up late after a relatively late night the evening before. We decided to head to the Dubai Mall to find somewhere to have breakfast/brunch. We ended up at a place called Social House that served breakfast on weekends until 2 pm.…

Escaping Christmas

Escaping Christmas

This year we decided to escape the Christmas hype and stress and travel somewhere warm. We chose Dubai as the weather is guaranteed to be warm, the flight time (around 7 hours direct flight) is bearable as is the time difference (+2 hours). Our flight…

Three-day course in Valencia

Three-day course in Valencia

In late November I had the chance to attend a three-day course in Valencia, Spain. I’ve previously been to Barcelona and Madrid but Valencia was new for me. I had a full course program but did get the chance to see a bit of the…

Road trip – Part 3

Road trip – Part 3

On Sunday, we started the morning with a nice brunch at Les Filles after which we strolled to a huge bookstore called Filigranes and I fell in love. This is the kind of bookstore I miss that we no longer have in Finland. I could…

Road trip – Part 2

Road trip – Part 2

Sorry for taking so long to post but there has been so many things going on lately that I haven’t had any time left over for my blog. But let’s continue on our road trip. Our second day in Germany with friends was spent “running…

WeeGee & Moms

WeeGee & Moms

Last Saturday we visited the WeeGee exhibition centre in Espoo to see the civil war in Espoo exhibition at the Espoo City Museum, KAMU. The exhibition was very interesting. We also took a look at the Futuro house, which I had wanted to see for…

Return to Eevert

Return to Eevert

My birthday is in late May and this year we had birthday dinner at Eevert. This is the same restaurant we tried out in early December last year soon after it had first opened. I picked Eevert for my b-day dinner because I really liked…