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Suomi Sauna and Naked Snow Diving in Jarvenpaa, Finland

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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 …

Thirsty Thursdays: The Six Coolest Bars I Visited in Finland

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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 …

Backpacking in Finland: Top 8 Sights in Helsinki

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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 …

Backpacking in Finland: Staying at the Euro Hostel, Helsinki

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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 …