Helsinki: 10 tips for visiting the capital of Finland
Helsinki, founded in 1550, is Finland's largest city and the capital, with over one million of the country's 5.5 million people living in the metropolitan area. Why celebrate for a day, when a whole year is possible? To mark the occasion appropriately ...
A Guide to Helsinki in Honor of Finland's 100th Anniversary
And Finland has recently been named the world's safest place to travel. Finland's pristine—and in some places, untouched—natural beauty is the perfect counterpart to its cosmopolitan capital city of Helsinki, which has something to offer every season ...
New wing at Helsinki Airport to open this summer: Travel Weekly
The new south wing of Helsinki Airport in Finland is on schedule to open this summer, the first phase in a nearly $1.12 billion expansion project by airport ...
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Expert tells George Hook to 'cut the crap' over tourism warning
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Helsinki and Finland make a really interesting comparison to Ireland. "You're on the periphery ... "And if I'm going to have the kind of experience I want... price wise and value wise, I would go for leisure travel to Finland or maybe even Sweden. "It ...
A new airline boosts growth between Finland and Croatia ...
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Croatia Airlines is the latest new-comer at Helsinki Airport, Finland. The Helsinki-Zagreb route opened on 21 May, and will further increase travel to Croatia.
Armchair travel: PEI's Christopher Gillis cruises Scandanavia and Russia
"With this work I've been fortunate to travel the world — China, Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, Hawaii, Alaska and even in to Charlottetown! However, this cruise is by far my favourite. This region of the world is incredible," said Gillis ...
The world's scariest (real) in-flight announcements
Sitting quietly on a flight to Helsinki with my boss (a terrified flyer at the best of times) the pilot made an announcement in Finnish that made all the Finns sit up and take note. He then repeated in laconic English: 'Ladies and gentlemen we shall be ...
Helsinki Airport plans next phase of redevelopment
“The renewing Helsinki Airport also provides an excellent service experience for passengers arriving in Finland and a positive first impression of our country,” says Haapasaari. The expansion will be built where the current parking hall P1/P2 stands.
Is This Nordic City the Next Capital of Cool?
Finland celebrates the 100th anniversary of its independence this year (from Russia, after being part of Sweden for about 500 years before that, in case you skipped that history lesson). The country—ever more on travel and social science radars thanks ...
Alternative names for Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland: