The second church we were visiting within a morning in Helsinki was the Rock Church, also known by its Finnish name of Temppeliaukio Church, one of the most visited tourists attraction in Helsinki.Temppeliaukio sounds like a mouthful, and we really did not know the correct way to pronounce it,...
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...

Baltic Cruise Review + Southampton Trip Itinerary

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Baltic cruises may not be as popular as Alaska cruises, but they are definitely ideal cruise options for those who are looking for an unique cruise experience. Baltic cruises are filled with interesting destinations in Northern Europe to explore. On our trip on board the Caribbean Princess, we woke...

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...

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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