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SCANDINAVIA & BALTIC COUNTRIES ROAD TRIP | useful information, planing tips and costs

Katja DEFENDER TRIPS, ESTONIA, FINLAND, LATVIA, LITHUANIA, NORWAY, POLAND, SWEDEN Leave a Comment

5 weeks. 8 countries. 8000 kilometres. 1 great car. And 2 happy people. A huge bag of new memories and loads of new adventures. Here is a new post about the places we went to and the countries we visited during this long road trip. And also about what we liked and not, about transport, food, the weather and last …

1st month on the road | between forests, mountains, fjords and lakes of northern Europe

Katja DEFENDER TRIPS, DENMARK, ESTONIA, FINLAND, LATVIA, LITHUANIA, NORWAY, SWEDEN Leave a Comment

Woohoo, first month on the road is just behind us. First month without a job, without driving everyday to work and back for hours. Instead, we drove through a large portion of Scandinavian and Baltic countries, where we are still on the way as we speak. We are from being lazy, but I have to say, waking up without an …

FINLAND | food & drinks

Katja FINLAND Leave a Comment

Before we landed in Helsinki, I had no clue what is traditionally eaten in Finland, but I was imagining that there will be lots of salmon dishes and berries. And yes, I was right. Somehow we thought food will be nothing special really, but I can say now we were wrong. We tried many interesting and very tasty dishes and …

HELSINKI, Finland | weekend city trip

Katja CITY BREAKS, FAMILY CITY TRIPS, FAMILY TRAVELS, FINLAND Leave a Comment

We started our FINLAND TRIP this year by visiting the country´s CAPITAL CITY – since our plane anyway landed here we decided to spent two nights in a cosy hotel in the centre, get a feeling of the place and get use to the colder weather again. Although the city is quite spread out, 2 days is enough time to …