Category: Finland

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 picturesque town.  Memorial of some sort  Always important… finding the WC

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. The prices were not bad… €12-€14 for pasta. Spaghetti Carbonara Spaghetti Bolognese

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 Farmers Market vendor Fresh veggies Grilled fish, pineapples and potatoes Salmon Soup.. and […]

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. Here’s some photos of some Helsinki sites.  Downtown Helsinki Downtown Helsinki  […]