Posts Tagged ‘ Helsinki ’

Saturday snippets: December 1st 2018

Dec 1st, 2018 | By
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After Brexit there will be flights to counties; some have been already agreed. Other items catching Adrian’s eye include a virtual reality Helsinki, airline seat sizes, Zambia fake news and the Mary Rose



Finland is 100 today

Dec 6th, 2017 | By
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Today and throughout the week, Finland will be celebrating with blue-and-white (the colours on the Finnish flag) light shows across the country and in almost 30 countries around the world.



Weighing passengers

Nov 6th, 2017 | By

At the airport in Helsinki, Finnair is reported as asking people to be weighed. What is behind the airline’s action?



Best value destinations

Nov 15th, 2015 | By

Our essential annual hot-list of where in the world to go for wallet-friendly wandering, whether you’re hunting for a bargain or in search of old-school cheapness. Splurgers, look elsewhere.



Fun in Finland

May 4th, 2015 | By

Following on from the feature we ran recently about unusual sports in our countries, it turns out the Finns are pretty strong competitors in this arena.



Flavours of Helsinki

Nov 15th, 2014 | By
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Patricia and Dennis Cleveland-Peck explore the food scene in Finland’s charming capital as the guests of Visit Finland



Time out in Tampere

Feb 18th, 2013 | By

For a Finnish short break with a difference, the city of Tampere provides a great mix of wintry culture and nature with its fascinating museums and scenic lakeside location, writes Anna Maria Espsater