You very well can’t go all the way to Hawaii and not do a luau. So we packed up the gang (8 of us in all!) and headed down the road to the town of Lahaina. There are several luaus to choose from on any of the islands, and we lucked out with the one … More Luau
I wrote an earlier post on the big birds hanging out in the Aurajoki river, and it wasn’t until this last week that we actually found out what their purpose was. Turns out, they’re mini stages for dance performances. We found out just in time to go down and catch the last performance of the … More Dances with Birds
Just like Helsinki, Turku also had their very own Night of the Arts. To celebrate, there was a city-wide lantern picnic in one of Turku’s beautiful parks. Lanterns of all shapes and sizes were placed throughout the park, along with small stages for entertainment. Unfortunately, it rained for most of the day so the ground … More Turku – Night of the Arts
Night of the Arts is exactly what it sounds like, a night full of arts. Actually, it’s a night celebrating the arts, and this year Helsinki’s Night of the Arts was kicked off with a parade of animals made by the public. The project was headed by a South African and an Indian artist who … More Night of the Arts – Helsinki
The circus has come to town here in Turku, the Future Circus Festival that is. Tonight was the opening event of the week-long circus and it included live music, fire juggling, and a tight rope walker. Fun way to spend a summer evening in Finland!