The best 10 posts of 2017, part 2

Sunday, December 31, 2017

The best 10 posts of 2017, part 2

Helsinki, 0 degrees


And sudddenly you know, it's time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.
To continue my previous blog post, in this post I'll showcase the other 5 of my 10 most read blog…
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The best 10 posts of 2017, part 1

Saturday, December 30, 2017

The best 10 posts of 2017, part 1

Helsinki, 3 degrees


Happy New Year, Happy New Year, may we all have a vision now and then of a world where every neighbor is a friend. Happy New Year, Happy New Year, may we all have our hopes, our will to try if we don&…
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5 x must-sees in Christmas Helsinki

Sunday, December 17, 2017

5 x must-sees in Christmas Helsinki

Helsinki, 0 degrees


Christmas lights instantly make me feel like eight years old again...
Helsinki is always beautiful, but for the Christmas season, it dresses up in the most wonderful lights! Knowing a little bit about…
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The perfect reusable Christmas calendar: In the Snow by Danish Fabelab

Sunday, December 10, 2017

The perfect reusable Christmas calendar: In the Snow by Danish Fabelab

Helsinki, 2 degrees


Forever is composed of nows.
This November I discovered a Christmas calendar that was too good to pass by! As my toddler girl turns 1½ years in one week, she is definitely more into calendars than sh…
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Color of the Nordic Christmas season: green

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Color of the Nordic Christmas season: green

Helsinki, 5 degrees


Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.
At our home, Christmas is dressed in silver (besides our regular interior colors black, white and grey). In my childh…
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Finnish food trends

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Finnish food trends

Helsinki, 3 degrees


There is no sincerer love than the love for food.
In September this year, the Finnish Broadcasting Company (in short Yle)told that Finns eat nowadays much healthier than before. This news was based o…
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What to wear for Nordic winter: the perfect mother & daughter edition

Sunday, November 19, 2017

What to wear for Nordic winter: the perfect mother & daughter edition

Helsinki, 6 degrees


Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.
This season has been exciting because since my tod…
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Aveo: Helsinki by Julia Bäck

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Aveo: Helsinki by Julia Bäck

Helsinki, degrees


Books , like landscapes, leave their marks in us. (...) Certain books, though, like certain landscapes, stay with us even when we left them, changing not just our weathers but our climates.
As I'v…
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2 reasons to visit the Finnish National Gallery Ateneum this fall 2/2

Saturday, November 11, 2017

2 reasons to visit the Finnish National Gallery Ateneum this fall 2/2

Helsinki, 6 degrees


 If you keep your feathers well oiled, the water of criticism will run off as from a duck's back.
To continue on my previous blog post, I thought I would showcase the Finnish National Gallery Aten…
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