Tag Archive: Finland

A Few Helsinki Memories

As nights start to draw in and the winter air begins to chill, my thoughts always turn east to the Nordic countries. There’s just something about thinking about those cool, crisp countries that… Continue reading

On Board the MS Baltic Princess. Tallinn – Helsinki

While I was in Tallinn the advertising campaign for the national shipping company featured a disturbing clown dressed in a red fitted jump suit and a slogan that read Sirkusen Taikaa, which translates… Continue reading

A Cultural Reference: Helsinki

The way I travel. Before I leave for a place I like to read about it; see it in a movie. When I leave, I like to hang on to the memories of… Continue reading

My Travel Memories Taste Like Sugar: Sweden/Denmark/Iceland/Finland

Food is memory. My memories of places are informed by the taste of the sweet things I ate there. Pic n’ Mix in Scandinavia Every time that I arrive at Malmö Central Station… Continue reading

Tallinn

When I made my first greeting this morning it took a moment to arrive at the word. Tere. Hello. Tere. It is a gentle sound, a soft way of entering into someone’s awareness.… Continue reading