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Island Adventure for Kids

Harakka island in Helsinki is known for its nature and hatching birds. But in the summer they also organise guided nature adventurers for kids, some with special themes. We participated on one adventure on July 9th, and my kids loved it! It was a lovely sunny day, and the adventure started by the guide reading […]

Camping on the island Kaunissaari, Helsinki (Sipoo)

Some may have noticed that I love the sea and the islands, I suppose growing up on or close to islands have something to do with it. Anyway, when we moved to Helsinki, we decided that every summer we’ll try to visit one island we haven’t been to before. Helsinki and the neighbouring city of […]

Lovely Pyysaari, Helsinki

On this sunny and breezy Autumn day we decided to finally see this outdoor area in the eastern Helsinki that we’ve heard is magnificent. And it was! To be exact, the outdoor area is on the Laajasalo mainland and Pyysaari is a tiny little island attached to the mainland with a narrow jetty jetty.  To […]

Harakka Island

There is still time to visit the Harakka island just south of Kaivopuisto (between the islands Uunisaari and Särkkä) until the end of September! The tiny island used to be owned by the army, which is still seen in some constructions, but it is now dedicated to nature and artists. There are studios for artists […]

Tervasaari Island

Tervasaari is a little island and park that you can walk to on a long bridge from Kruununhaka suburb in central Helsinki. It is also the little green oasis you can see when going by ferry to Korkeasaari zoo. The long bridge is lovely with heaps of small boats on both sides, just look at […]

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