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Hotel Review – Radisson Blu Plaza, Helsinki, Finland

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Image (c) Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel I’ve certainly clocked up a few stays in Helsinki now, and last month I was back in Finland to participate in the third Nordic Bloggers’ Experience and the MATKA travel trade fair. Once again, Radisson were a main partner and offered NBE participants rooms at their hotels in the capital. After enjoying […]

Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos: Moomin espresso, Helsinki, Finland

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Image © Andy Higgs, Grown-up Travel Guide 2014 is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Finland’s Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomin books (ostensibly for children,  but riddled with social commentary for adult readers too). The wheels of the marketing machine have begun to spin and a range of commemorative merchandise is already in the […]

Been there haven’t done that – 5 things you shouldn’t miss in Levi, Finland

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Continuing our mission to inspire and inform Grown-up Travellers we present the latest in our series of articles containing ideas for alternative things to do and see in well-known destinations. So far we’ve shared our tips on London, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Berlin. Then we featured Oslo, Paris, Amsterdam, Chicago and Istanbul. We then focused on Australia and you can check out these guides to Perth, Melbourne and Sydney before coming back […]