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shopping in Helsinki and a very nice dinner

Whether good or bad for my image as a wise globe trotter, I like to go shopping when I travel. At times I just need something ‘normal’, such as tissues or toothpaste. Very often, I’m looking for packaged food that … Continue reading

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A summer day in Helsinki

My first full day in Helsinki. I woke up really hungry so made a beeline for the hotel’s breakfast buffet. The selection and quality were outstanding. Remember – Scandinavia invented the smorgasbord. Scrambled eggs, soft boiled eggs, bacon. Cold ham, … Continue reading

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A Moomin welcome to Helsinki

A desire to experience Scandinavian midnight sun drew me to Helsinki last July. My magpie approach to discovering Europe combines my desire to go everywhere with selecting a destination when I find an interesting event to I can build my … Continue reading

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