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How to spend a winter day in Helsinki?

When the celsius drop far below zero, the sun comes out to play in the late morning and the sea is completely frozen – some might want to stay home under warm blankets, but us Finns find it the best time of the year to go enjoy some outdoor activities.

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Helsinki Winter Day
Butts of Helsinki Walking Tour

In Helsinki you can do a butt tour

You heard me right

Over here in Helsinki we have an entire tour dedicated to the human backside.

Why, you may ask? Because we our so committed to doing our squats?

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What is life like in the northernmost zoo of the world?

Once a travel agent in Australia told me there’s polar bears roaming around the streets of Helsinki in winter – Little did she know that I was a local just trying to figure out how Finland was sold to international travellers...

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The Allas Seapool in front of the Precidential Palace and Kauppatori

Eight Reasons to Fall in Love with Helsinki

 

Up here in the far north by the Baltic Sea lives some of the happiest people in the world. Put aside the cold dark winters, there’s something incredibly unique in the Finnish capital of Helsinki. Home to just over half a million inhabitants, the city was ranked as one of the world’s top 10 most livable cities last year.

What is it that makes Helsinki so attractive to more and more travellers?

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