Suomi Sauna and Naked Snow Diving in Jarvenpaa, Finland

Finland is world famous for the sauna, so after arriving by ferry into Helsinki and I met up with my backpacking friends Sofia and Karoliina after a gap of over 5 years when we partied together in Sydney while staying at Chilli Blue Backpackers. The whole thing seemed to fit in so spookily together and for Read more about Suomi Sauna and Naked Snow Diving in Jarvenpaa, Finland[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: The Six Coolest Bars I Visited in Finland

OK so I’m no expert and I wasn’t in Finland for long but I did do a bit of drinking there in Jarvenpaa, Helsinki and on the island of Suomenlinna. And Thirsty Thursdays is begging for the untold stories to come out so these are the six coolest bars from my visit in January 2015 where I Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: The Six Coolest Bars I Visited in Finland[…]

Backpacking in Finland: Top 8 Sights in Helsinki

Most people arrive into Finland first to the capital city Helsinki, which is well connected by rail, boat and plane to other countries. Personally I arrived from Tallinn in Estonia, by ferry and it was time for a crazy reunion with Sofia and Karoliina – two Finnish girls who I partied with in Sydney, Australia Read more about Backpacking in Finland: Top 8 Sights in Helsinki[…]

Backpacking in Finland: Staying at the Euro Hostel, Helsinki

After catching up with my friends in the town of Jarvenpaa, I headed back to Helsinki by train and decided to book into the coolest backpackers hostel in the city – Eurohostel. Why is it the coolest? Because it’s the hottest! It comes with a free sauna every morning, for those up early enough. So Read more about Backpacking in Finland: Staying at the Euro Hostel, Helsinki[…]