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Seurasaari, Helsinki

One of the places we regularly go to in Helsinki, it always offers something: a place for adventure when it is dark, a busy Christmas event or the beauty of summer. It is known for the squirrels and birds tame enough for feeding but last when we went there on a cold and grey spring day, we […]

Track and Field Hullabaloo – Liikuntahulinat

Originally posted on Free But Fun!:
Liikuntamylly, the city sports centre in Myllypuro, right next to the metro stop, puts every Sunday 9-10.30 am on “liikuntahulinat” to families. It is mainly aimed for kids aged 2-8 with parents (no dropping off children, kids are the responsibility of parents and the staff is scarce). There is…

Lux Helsinki 

Still two more days to go (5-9th January 5-10pm. The walk stets from the market place), it’s totally worth going to:

Christmas 2016

I’ve posted pictures of the Helsinki Stockmann Christmas Window display every December since I started the blog. This year will be no different: here’s the winter wonderland they created this year. Also Christmas lights on Aleksanterinkatu and the main church while going to see Lucia. Everyone, have a merry Christmas!

Walking 1,5 hrs Home Can Be Fun

I wanted to enjoy the bright and crispy air, so I initiated hard core negotiations with the children and eventually I struck a deal with them: we’d walk home from daycare/ preschool (buuu) but the kids wouldn’t need to walk on the street (yay!). Also, I had to promise to drink a cup of coffee […]

Children’s Weekend of Design

Week 36 was the Helsinki Design Week that finished with the Children’s Weekend at the Abattoir (Kattilahalli). As both our children are like shapes, creativity and building things, we decided to pop in. There was loads for the children to do, they planted some herbs, made lovely little bags and tried building with various blocks. The […]

The World’s Most Public Sauna

It’s free and definitively fun. Welcome to Helsinki.

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