Day 4: Porvoo

We took a half day trip to the medieval town of Porvoo, located about 45 minutes from Helsinki. It’s the second oldest city in Finland.  Unfortuantely it was raining, which dampened our visit to this…

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Dinner at Don Corleone

After the Meet and Greet with Jarri, it was getting late so Karen and I went searching for dinner. Located just down the block from our hotel, in the Kamppi mall was a little restaurant, Don Corleone.…

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Exploring Helsinki

After the Meet and Greet we walked around the city center, and along the sea, and came upon a Farmers Market.  Karen and I had a snack before dinner. Karen’s favorite food: Crepes Belgium Waffles Vohveli…

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Day 2: Exploring Helsinki

We finally made it!!  Its our first official day and the Ducks organized a three hour tour of the Helsinki and then gave us the rest of the day to ourselves before the Jokerit game.…

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Day 1: Arriving at Helsinki, Finland

We arrived in Helsinki with a wet greeting. It was cool and rainy, but that’s not going to stop us from having fun! The weary travelers American airports should have these lounge chairs!  Welcome…

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Layover in Chicago, then Helsinki

We made it from Los Angeles to Chicago, and waited at gate K 9 for our connection to Helsinki.  Although we left from LA, many Ducks fans left from Orange County to connect up in…

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