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Tallinn never lets you down

January 7, 2019

It is incredibly easy to travel from Helsinki to Tallinn by ferry. No wonder that visiting Estonia has been part of Finnish culture since the fall of the Soviet Union. Tallinn has been the place to get cheaper alcohol but more recently the city has built its reputation around great restaurants and amazing food culture. Right after Christmas I and my Swedish friend took a 2-hour ferry to…

Travels

Travel year 2018

December 27, 2018

The year 2018 is reaching to its end and it is time to see how much I have traveled. How much should a blogger travel in order to have material for a travel blog? I have only done a couple of short trips to Europe and moved from Malta to Finland. Nothing exotic or extraordinary. 2018 will stay as a modest traveling year but next year might be…

Life in Finland Travels

Flying from Tampere-Pirkkala airport

October 19, 2018

Tampere-Pirkkala airport has terminals 1 and 2. The first one is used by SAS and Finnair mainly and the second is for low-cost airlines like Ryanair. Both of the terminals have been renovated and modernized to serve the needs of business and holiday travelers. I experienced terminal 1 for the first time a couple of days ago while flying to Stockholm and Kalmar. I must say that I…

Sweden Travels

Autumn break plans

October 15, 2018

Sorry for being a bit quiet on my blog. Not so happy things have happened recently but today I can finally look forward to something nice and pleasant. My autumn break is starting today, and I am going abroad of course! I will need to do a couple of things at the university today but then I am heading to the local airport and traveling to Sweden. I…

Life in Finland Motivational Travels

3 TOP travel dreams

September 22, 2018

When the summer is turning into autumn, my mind starts to plan the future. It is time to update my goals and wardrobe, get new hobbies and make new plans. Also, new travel dreams are starting to emerge. At the moment, I have three specific goals that I want more than anything else. They are something I could probably fulfill in a year or two, which makes them…

Denmark Travels

5 touristic things to do in Copenhagen

August 30, 2018

In my previous post, I was wondering what could I do in one day in Copenhagen. If a traveller doesn’t have a lot of time to spare, there are two options to do. You can either prioritise and choose to experience the few must things to do. Or you can ignore all Lonely Planet’s tips and just wander on streets and sit at cafes observing people. Both options…

Denmark Travels

Copenhagen in one day

August 13, 2018

What do you do when you have just one day to visit the capital of Denmark? It is a bit rainy and I am so tired that I could sleep until tomorrow. Please, could someone remind me next time not to book flights that leave from Helsinki around 6 or 7 am? This means that I will need to catch a night bus from my hometown Tampere and…

Malta

What is Maltese food like?

July 24, 2018

Maltese cuisine is quite unknown, at least if you compare it to its Mediterranean neighbours. When I moved to Malta, I could not name any single local traditional dish. Maltese cuisine has been greatly influenced by several conquers that have ruled Malta over the centuries. However, nowadays what is affecting the most, is the tourism. Unfortunately several restaurants focus on serving the same, unimaginative pizza, pasta and hamburger…

Malta

Why am I leaving Malta?

July 22, 2018

This post is a sequel of my previous post on things I will miss when I leave Malta.  If there are so many good things about this island, why would I ever want to leave this land of endless job opportunities and sunny weather? Well, there are several reasons. Personal reasons I have lived a bit more than three years abroad. During this time my sister has had a…