Compared to other global cities, Helsinki is relatively small in geographic size and population, making it easily navigated by foot or bike. During my stay in here, I got to know the different neighborhoods fairly well. Each is unique in its own way and adds to the innovative complexity of the city as a whole.
My time in Finland was short but sweet and I’m already plotting my return. During my week here, I was able to feel as much like a local as possible. From kickbiking around Helsinki to meeting Santa Claus, here are my top five highlights from the land of the Midnight Sun. Kickbiking Through the City While
Known for being one of the most bike-friendly cities around the world, it’s not just the bikers who make a fashion statement in Helsinki. Many of the bikes are an artform all on their own. Here are a few of my favorite avant-garde and very hipster Helsinki bikes. The Classic Bike – Complete with basket,
I may have only spent a few days in Finland but it didn’t take long for me to notice some pretty interesting local habits. Here are 5 of my favorite Finnish Fun Facts. Design is in their Blood During my kickbike design tour through Helsinki I was surprised to learn that 1 out of 4
Since today is Friday and I’m sure many of you are already looking forward to the weekend, I’ve decided to showcase some of the amazing street art I discussed in my last post about Helsinki. These avant-garde images are created by local graffiti artists in the Suvilahti neighborhood. My favorite thing about the artwork I found
Officially day three of my Finland trip, Helsinki has already surpassed my expectations. Currently the Design Capital of the World, the city is brimming with global art and culture, all seen in every aspect of local life. From fashionista bikers and bohemian flea markets to impressive street art, here’s to me feeling hipster in Helsinki.