Take the cable car up to the Sugarloaf Mountain and be boring. Or climb all the way up and enjoy the view much longer.
Stressing about safety – Rio’s bad reputation
I started my short trip in Brazil from Rio de Janeiro. I was told I’m likely to get robbed so I tried to make sure I wouldn’t…
World on the wind – Literary quote
After a long silence, I’m travelling again.
Finnish folklore and the creation of Milky Way
Finns are often said to be "connected to nature". These Finnish folk traditions and folklore I talk about circle around trees.
Flying horses – Musée national Marc Chagall
Marc Chagall plays with colour and inserts strange creatures in his paintings. The museum in Nice is definitely worth a few euros and a short visit.
Hat for the statue and picnic at a park – My cap’s first May Day
I had never worn my graduation cap on May Day - it is a Finnish tradition that I had missed due to living abroad. It is not just any kind of hat though.
I was going to Russia – Shaming people or culture won’t help
Having to cancel my plans to travel to St Petersburg is not worth complaining about when you think of all the people in Russia trying to balance with the current situation
Chinese Gardens – A calm moment in Sydney
I'm taking you back to Sydney, Australia but talking about the design and harmony of Chinese gardens. Not confusing, it all makes sense.
Expat, repatriate, returnee – Thoughts on life in between countries
Moving between countries is not always easy. You might get too attached to the temporary home when you should pack your bags. Personal thoughts on life abroad, in between and home.
Fine dining and asanas – Yoga weekend in Haikko Manor
100+ year-old Haikko Manor is luxurious and worth a visit, but the adjoined hotel is a bit more affordable. I attended a yoga weekend, but there are plenty of things to do on a mini holiday in Haikko.