Magical Midsummer | Finland

Midsummer is my favorite time of the year in Finland. It is the time when nordic nature is at its best; the magical white nights embracing light shades of green.

The finnish habit of packing bags and heading to the country side to enjoy and cherish the summer makes it a very special kind of celebration; relaxed, beautiful, peaceful, traditional, fun. I have been extremely lucky to spent past 12 years (except the ones I have spent abroad) in this wonderful setting in North Karelia or what do you think?

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North Karelia | Finland | 2017

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North Karelia | Finland | 2016

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North Karelia | Finland | 2017

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North Karelia | Finland | 2017

 

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North Karelia | Finland | 2017

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North Karelia | Finland | 2013

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North Karelia | Finland | 2016

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North Karelia | Finland | 2017

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North Karelia | Finland | 2017

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North Karelia | Finland | 2017

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North Karelia | Finland | 2016

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North Karelia | Finland | 2017

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North Karelia | Finland | 2017

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North Karelia | Finland | 2016

My Helsinki – Winter Elegance

In my blog my idea is to share with you my travels not only far but also near. Luckily enough my absolute favorite city in the world is pretty close. Helsinki – that’s where I have the pleasure to live. You will read in my blog a series of my ‘little travels’ in my own city, in My Helsinki.
I would describe Helsinki as stylish yet relaxed, elegant, simple, efficient, innovative, clean, safe and beautiful in a very subtle way.
Helsinki, as well as Finland, looks very different depending of the time of the year. It has it’s summer buzz, autumn bitter sweetness, inspiring spring and its winter time volatile elegance.
Helsinki is the daughter of the Baltic Sea and that gives Helsinki an specific and fresh feeling. Helsinki front is full of little islands, coastal corners and nordic harbour life style. During winter time Baltic Sea can be cold and a bit rough, at the same time it is raw yet beautiful.
What do you think about the winter elegance of my Helsinki?
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Valkosaari | Helsinki, Finland | 2017

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Lauttasaarenselkä | Helsinki, Finland | 2017

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Salmisaari | Helsinki, Finland | 2017

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Lauttasaarenselkä | Helsinki, Finland | 2017

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Helsinki Harbour | Helsinki, Finland | 2017

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Salmisaari | Helsinki, Finland | 2017

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Railway Station | Helsinki, Finland | 2017