Beautiful church of Saint Lawrence in Vantaa

Church of Saint Lawrence (Pyhän Laurin kirkko in Finnish) is an Evangelical Lutheran church. The church is located 4km from Tikkurila, about 5 km from the Airport and it is close to Helsinki border. The Tammisto shopping area is nearby. The church is beautiful medieval church and it is one of the most popular tourist … Continue reading Beautiful church of Saint Lawrence in Vantaa

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Aviation museum in trouble, please visit it!

"Can we pretend that airplanes in the night sky are like…" - The Aviation museum is located near Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL) Airport. The exhibition is divided in two big exhibition halls The Aviation museum ( Ilmailumuseo in Finnish) located close to Helsinki-Vantaa airport is in trouble! The rental agreement is about to end in year 2022 … Continue reading Aviation museum in trouble, please visit it!

Couple hours to spare at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport? Go shopping to Jumbo!

If you wish to do something special while visiting Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL), keep reading this article! 🙂 Choosing  Finland is a great idea! Especially if you are coming far, like East-Asia. Finland is located far north and the national airline Finnair offers direct flights to capital city, Helsinki.   Here's a list of direct flight times … Continue reading Couple hours to spare at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport? Go shopping to Jumbo!

Visiting modern art museum! Did you know that the first Moomins were drawn in political magazines?

Did you know that Tove Jansson drew her fist Moomin into Garm magazine's front page? The magazine released in 1944 while the first Moomin book was published 1945. The character was tiny but it turned into something big. Back in 1930s, Jansson had heard stories from her uncle. Stories of creatures hiding behind tile stoves. … Continue reading Visiting modern art museum! Did you know that the first Moomins were drawn in political magazines?

Hidden gem of the museums in Helsinki: The museum of technology

Like I mentioned in previous post, the museum of technology (Tekniikan museo in Finnish) is located in beautiful place: by the rapids of Vantaa river. I visited the museum couple days back. I'm not an engineer, but I still enjoyed it. Favorite part of the whole exhibition for me was the old cell phones, radios … Continue reading Hidden gem of the museums in Helsinki: The museum of technology