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10 ways to save money in Helsinki


Helsinki is a rather expensive city, but if you know where to go, you can save a considerable amount of money! 1. Travel by walking Public transportation in Helsinki is very functional but unfortunately quite expensive. Luckily Helsinki center is very dense and the best way to move around is by walking! You can walk from one side of city center to another in mere 10 minutes! 2. Eat at lunch time Most restaurants have […]

Beaches in Helsinki


What could be a better way to spend a lazy summer day in Helsinki than trying one of the many beaches?  There are nearly 30 public beaches in Helsinki. Most of these beaches are along the seaside, but at least four of them rest on the banks of the Vantaa River. The majority of beaches in Helsinki are open from June until August each year. Some beaches are in the middle of bustling metropolitan areas […]