Tag: Finland

St. George & Ventuno

St. George & Ventuno

This year to celebrate hubby’s birthday I booked a room at the new boutique hotel St. George that opened in Helsinki this past spring and a table at restaurant Ventuno that had opened its doors in September. The room I booked was a Sky Attic…

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…

Poroholma & Kylmäpihlaja – Rauma part 2

Poroholma & Kylmäpihlaja – Rauma part 2

Our second day in Rauma started with a short drive to Poroholma camping as that is where the boat to Kylmäpihlaja lighthouse leaves. Poroholma is located on the bay of Otanlahti and offers a camping ground, caravan pitches and cabins. There are several restaurants, one…

Two days in Rauma, old town and some museums – Rauma part 1

Two days in Rauma, old town and some museums – Rauma part 1

Last Thursday we headed to Rauma for a two nights minibreak to marvel at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Old Rauma (Vanha Rauma), which is the wooden city centre of the town of Rauma. The area of Old Rauma is about 0.3 km², with approximately…

Summer outing to Vallisaari island

Summer outing to Vallisaari island

We finally got some summer-like weather in Finland in July. We had some friends visiting who wanted to visit Vallisaari-island. As me and hubby also wanted to visit the island that was opened to the public last summer we jumped at the opportunity. After a…