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 

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 

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 

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 

Vacation sorted

Vacation sorted

We finally made decisions about our summer vacation last weekend. After some consideration, we decided we’ll go to the Åland Islands. As we had also considered a road trip in Eastern Finland and hubby really wanted to visit the Maritime Centre Vellamo in Kotka we 

Why I travel

Why I travel

Everyone who travels has their own reasons for why. I thought I would share my reasons and motivation for traveling. Exploring new cultures A main motivation for my travel is to learn about new cultures. In culture I also include food and drink. I love 

New travel guidelines from the EU

New travel guidelines from the EU

On Wednesday May 13th, the European Union recommended that border restrictions should be gradually lifted, and travel can restart to revive tourism in the 27 member states. More than one in ten enterprises in the European non-financial business economy belong to the tourism industries. The 

Vacation plans

Vacation plans

Despite last week’s post and slight depression, I’ve now found a bit of motivation to try to come up with some vacation plans. Over the weekend it hit me that I have to come up with something, as sitting at home throughout our three-week summer 

Motivation zero

Motivation zero

In the past week I’ve been struggling with something completely new to me. I seem to have lost all my motivation to plan any travel. It feels strange and slightly scary. I guess it’s partly caused by not knowing when travel will be possible again. 

Places to visit in Uusimaa

Places to visit in Uusimaa

Since everyone living in the Uusimaa region are stuck within the confines of Uusimaa for the time being due to “border closing” I decided to look at interesting places to visit in our region. Naturally, this time of self-isolation may not be the best time