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The Nordic Capitals are ideal for hik...

The Nordic Capitals are ideal for hiking

All the Nordic countries have a lot of beautiful, quiet nature – often very close to the cities. Helsinki has the Nuuksio National Park, Stockholm has the UNESCO World Heritage site, The Woodland Cemetery, as well as the island Royal Djurgården famous for its many museums, parks, canals and forest paths. Oslo has its own […]

Any good food in Scandinavia?

Any good food in Scandinavia?

Lots of new restaurants have received stars and mentions in the Michelin guide which were presented this week, and many also kept their previous stars. But that’s not all! The Scandinavian teams have yet again showed that they are among the best in the world during the Culinary Olympics which were held in Stuttgart, also […]

Nordic Christmas markets

Nordic Christmas markets

Now the time is finally here! The autumn leaves have left us and the ground is getting covered with fresh white snow. If you really want to capture the Christmas spirit a visit to one of the many Christmas markets is a great start. The smell of the candied almonds or to drink a cup […]

Midsummer!

Midsummer!

Today midsummer is celebrated in Sweden and Finland. Midsummer Eve is always on a Friday in the timeframe 19 – 25 th of June and Midsummer Day is the day after (Saturday) Find more information from Midsummer from Swedens youtube channel Glad midsommar!

Helsinki Coffee Festival

Saturday 23-24 APRMorning sessions (10am – 2pm)Speaker’s cornerHow to prepare quality coffee at homeLearn from a baristaHow to maintain your coffeemaker cleanProfessional’s tipsCoffee and healthCoffee culture in FinlandBrewed coffee vs. espressoMain stageBrewers Cup’s first, silent round, organised by SCAE Finnish Chapter Afternoon session (2.30pm – 6.30pm)Speaker’s cornerHow to prepare quality coffee at homeLearn from a […]

Helsinki Sauna Day 12.3.

Helsinki Sauna day! Welcome to the first ever Helsinki Sauna Day. Finland  they are five million inhabitants and over three million saunas! Unfortunantly many of them are seldom in use. Helsinki Sauna Day is being organised by the social innovations group Yhteismaa together with Visit Helsinki. For more information go to the  Visit Helsinki websiteOn the […]