Tag Archives: helsinki

Hotel Review – Radisson Blu Plaza, Helsinki, Finland


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 […]

Aerial Video: Hietaniemi Cemetery, Helsinki, Finland in winter

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As you may know we invested in a DJI Phantom Vision 2+ flying camera/drone/UAV/RPAS last year here at Grown-up Travel Guide and have been addicted ever since. No matter what you call it – as you can see, these things have many names – there’s no denying that being able to film in full HD […]

From one extreme to the other – Finland to Dubai (with 12 days in between)

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One of the many benefits of publishing this website is of course the travel it involves – and more specifically the variety of trips I get to take. Sometimes the contrasts offered by visiting two different destinations in a short period of time are somewhat extreme – and 2015 has started with a classic example… […]

Why Helsinki takes the crown as Scandinavia’s food capital

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In honour of my eminent return to Helsinki next week for the second Nordic Bloggers Experience I thought it might be a good idea to bump this article up to the front page. In case you missed it the first time – or just want to start your mouth watering, for some reason, here it […]