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    The Guggenheim Heads to Helsinki

    by  • December 8, 2014 • Architecture, Art, City Breaks, Helsinki

    The Finnish Capital is Earmarked for the Guggenheim Expansion Star attraction of Bilbao, beautifully located in a grand palazzo on Venice’s Grand Canal, on its way in Abu Dhabi and a flagship institution in Manhattan, the Guggenheim brand is synonymous the world over not only for its ground-breaking collections of modern and contemporary art,...

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    Helsinki – Plenty to Offer the Visitor, Whatever the Weather

    by  • November 30, 2014 • Art, Christmas Markets, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Helsinki

     Temperatures may be cold, but there’s plenty to do in Helsinki in the winter months   Helsinki’s climate displays a combination of continental and maritime characteristics. The proximity of the Arctic Ocean and the North Atlantic create cold weather, while the Gulf Stream brings in warmer air. Winter can begin in either November or...

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    Motivation for a Marathon

    by  • January 6, 2014 • Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Belfast, Berlin, Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, City Breaks, Cologne, Copenhagen, Dublin, Edinburgh, Florence, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hamburg, Helsinki, Istanbul, Krakow, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Madrid, Malta, Milan, Moscow, Naples, Nice, Oslo, Palma, Paris, Porto, Prague, Reykjavik, Riga, Rome, Salzburg, Seville, Sport, St Petersburg, Stockholm, Tallinn, Venice, Verona, Vienna, Vilnius, Warsaw

    If your Christmas indulgences have left you entering 2014 full of well-intentioned resolutions to get fit, then you’re not alone! No matter how dedicated you start your year, it’s often difficult to keep the training motivation levels high when the cold and dreary January weather offers little of an incentive to get outside and...

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    Happenings in Helsinki, Stockholm and Oslo

    by  • October 4, 2013 • Copenhagen, Festivals, Film, Food & Drink, Helsinki, Music, Oslo, Sport, Stockholm

    It’s been a little while since our blog round-up took us to Scandinavia, so here’s a quick overview at upcoming events in Helsinki, Oslo and Stockholm over the next few weeks and beyond. Baltic Herring Fair Helsinki’s oldest event, known locally as stromming, the annual Baltic Herring Fair dates back as far as 1743...

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