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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…

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…

Clarion Helsinki and “the friendly Russian” Troikka

Clarion Helsinki and “the friendly Russian” Troikka

Last weekend we finally got around to spending a night at Clarion Helsinki. The views were stunning and the heated rooftop pool was nice but other than that there was not much to impress me. They need to pay far more attention to detail for…

One night in Haven & Dinner at Eevert

One night in Haven & Dinner at Eevert

I had scored a good offer on a suite at Hotel Haven and so in early December we got to spend a luxurious night at the Helsinki Suite. The suite offered a king-size bed, 50 square meters of space, a cozy sofa and chairs, and…

Bday at Haikko Manor

Bday at Haikko Manor

Hubby had his birthday in early October and I decided to pamper him with an overnight stay and dinner at Haikko Manor & Spa. This is one of those places where we return regularly for relaxing minibreaks away from the daily grind. The manor hotel…

Runar and Bystro provided for a nice Saturday evening

Runar and Bystro provided for a nice Saturday evening

Last Saturday we decided to go test a couple of new places after visiting an exhibition at the National Museum of Finland. We started by heading back to Runar, the bar located at hotel F6 and this time we were there late enough for the…

What I ate in Oslo

What I ate in Oslo

During my two and a half days in Oslo I had some really lovely lunches and dinners. As I love seafood and Norway provides great options on that front I had three seafood meals. Besides this I also like to try out burgers at different…

Two excellent dinners – Rauma part 3

Two excellent dinners – Rauma part 3

I had made a reservation for Friday at restaurant Goto but for Thursday we decided to just see what we could find – and boy did we find it. We stumbled across Sydvest while exploring the old town. This 30-seater bistro and gastropub had been…

HAM, Salve & Clarion Sky Room

HAM, Salve & Clarion Sky Room

This Saturday we headed into Helsinki to check out the Modern Life exhibit at Helsinki Art Museum (HAM) as the exhibit was closing on Sunday. The Modern Life! – Finnish Modernism and the International Dimension exhibit showcased highlights of architecture, design, visual art and photography…