Helsinki City Sights

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There’s so much to see and do at Helsinki, where do we even begin?   Because of our limited time in Helsinki on our baltic cruise journey, we had to carefully pick what we wanted to see, and places of attractions such as the ancient sea fortress of Suomenlinna...
Our very last stop at Helsinki is the Market Square, also known as Kauppatori in Finnish. It is one of the most popular markets cum tourist attractions in Helsinki, and just by virtue of its atmosphere, is one place you never should miss if you are in Helsinki.The Market...

Shopping Spree at Helsinki

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Shopping at Helsinki can be a tiny bit cheaper than the earlier ports of Copenhagen, Stockholm, and the fashion a little bit better.   After days of cutting back on shopping at these expensive places and days of sea days trapped on board the Caribbean Princess, it’s time to...
The Kamppi Chapel of Silence - perhaps the only one of its kind in the world is a chapel where as its name suggest, silence prevails.The chapel exist in the middle of a busy street and was built with the intent to offer a place of solace and peacefulness...

Goodbye Stockholm, Hello Helsinki!

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After leaving the beautiful archipelagoes of Stockholm, the Caribbean Princess continued on its course in the Baltic Seas, and while we slumbered, brought us to the Finnish city of Helsinki overnight.  Finland sounds like something from Christmas, with its association with Mr Santa Claus, but in summer, Finland was...
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