Tag: winter

10 Places to Visit in Turkey’s Winter

Winter! Just because it’s winter, will we wait for the spring desperately? No. We will enjoy this season; we will go on planning and daydreams. “Each season has its own beauty in winter but where to go in Turkey?”, so I’m starting to tell my route in “winter season” for all of you.

A 2-day Winter Itinerary in Helsinki

My impression of Helsinki: compact, cultural, clean and cool. I stayed in the city for a few days in winter, yet I found the city was welcoming and charming. Helsinki’s city center is compact and easy to navigate, while tourists could basically go anywhere on foot. Here is a 2-day easy going itinerary of the major attractions in Finland’s Daughter of the Baltic.

Zion & It’s Multi-colored Light Show

I wondered was there somewhere outside Las Vegas that we could see? and so we had a 2-hour drive to Utah’s Zion National Park and magic happened at the end of the day as I saw a multi technicolor light show – If only a man-made light show could have such a scale.

Inside the Arctic Circle: The Lapland Adventures

Snowshoeing in the Wild – This is how we do, yeah. I saw overwhelmingly magnificent pictures on Facebook of my friends’ exciting expeditions in the Northern Europe and all the flashbacks of my own experience in Lapland, Finland flooded in. Nellim is about 40km away from the city, Ivalo, and it’s less than 10 km

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Helsinki Museum Collage .14

I heard a lot of “compact”, “stylish”, “cultured” when people are talking about Helsinki. Still, it seemed challenging to visit all museums on the list within 48 hours. Here are my recommendations of the 7 museums that I saw and it sort of explained how the “compact”, “stylish” and “culture” keywords are translated into the Finnish lives.

Footprints on Estonian Old Town

Well, I went to Tallinn just because it was a detour from the nearby Helsinki, and it was nice to add one more country in my “been-to” country list.
Estonia – the “former Soviet” country was actually something more than dull and grey. The city has a legacy from the Russian culture. Anyway, does it worth going? I would say based on the following two reasons…