Hotel Marski – Finnish breakfast with an international twist

We had the opportunity to enjoy the breakfast in recently renovated hotel Marski by Scandic on a lovely sunny summer Saturday. Hotel serves breakfast during weekdays until 10am and on Saturday and Sunday until noon in Kuusi Palaa -restaurant. The breakfast is open to everyone in the city.. Breakfast table at Kuusi Palaa- restaurant. Breakfast … Continue reading Hotel Marski – Finnish breakfast with an international twist

Sunny Meritorppa terrace at Hilton Kalastajatorppa

Restaurant Meritorppa terrace.

Restaurant Meritorppa in Hotel Hilton Kalastajatorppa has opened a new summer outdoor terrace in the sunny hotel yard. Restaurant Meritorppa terrace.Meritorppa Terrace.Hotel Kalastajatorppa Entrance.Hotel Kalastajatorppa - View from outside.Salad dish at Meritorppa. Meritorppa garden terrace opened this summer for the first time and has space for 80 guests. Guests can enjoy meals and drinks on … Continue reading Sunny Meritorppa terrace at Hilton Kalastajatorppa

Guided tours to architectural history of Helsinki

Helsinki railway station is one of the buildings designed by Eliel Saarinen. Image: Pietinen Aarne Oy / Helsinki City Museum.

If you are interested in architecture in Helsinki, the Museum of Finnish Architecture offers you a chance to learn about Finnish history, people, building materials and techniques in Helsinki architecture on a guided tour. Tours depart from the Museum of Finnish Architecture (Kasarmikatu 24), from Tuesday to Saturday at 11am in July and August. On … Continue reading Guided tours to architectural history of Helsinki

Iconic Princess Leia´s necklace available in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge parks.

Planetoid Valleys by Björn Weckström for Lapponia Jewellery.

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Disneyland - the California park opened on the 31th May. Princess Leia´s Planetoid Valleys necklace is now also available in the park for all Star Wars fans. The necklace is designed and made in Finland and is also available in Helsinki at Lapponia Jewelry flagship store. Finnish Lapponia Jewelry became internationally known … Continue reading Iconic Princess Leia´s necklace available in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge parks.

Burgher´s house museum – the oldest wooden building in central Helsinki

Burghers house museum from outside Image: Maija Astikainen / Helsinki city museum.

Burgher´s house museum is located in the Kruununhaka district and is the oldest wooden building in the central Helsinki. Exact year when the house was built is unknown but the Burgher´s house is known to exist already in 1818. The floor plan of the house is original, but the house and it´s surroundings and interior … Continue reading Burgher´s house museum – the oldest wooden building in central Helsinki