Finland has many great attributes, and one of them is Marimekko. It’s hard to go down the street here in Turku (or in Helsinki where the company is based) and not see the brightly colored fabrics of Marimekko. Whether it’s a backpack, shirt or shoes made out of the fabric, it’s hard to miss because … More Marimekko
Located on the harbor right next to the Fish Market, is Helsinki’s Indoor Market. As you walk through the doors your nose is bombarded with a dozen different smells all ranging from the fresh pastries sitting out or the fish being filleted. The market is small and has a cozy feel. You almost feel as … More Helsinki Indoor Market
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
Several parts of downtown Helsinki are currently under construction & rather than having plain boards up to block off the building areas, the fine people of Helsinki have turned them into temporary canvases. Here are just a few of the paintings that I came across. Enjoy!
Being one of the most recognizable landmarks, the Helsinki Cathedral stands atop the city overlooking Senate Square, where on any given day, after 10am (at least during the warmer months) you’ll find swarms of tourists as they either flood in from Market Square where the cruise ships have docked or unload from the tour buses … More Helsinki Cathedral