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 …