To HEL and back: The top five things to do in Helsinki


Did you wonder where I disappeared to this past week? Did you think I’d run off and joined a burlesque troupe named Rosie Gardens and the Kinky Hos? The truth is that I went to HEL – otherwise known as Helsinki – on a work trip. Helsinki is an effortless city in summer; all straightforward […]

Trivia Tuesday: Islands in the (cold) stream


Finland has the most islands of any country in the world (179, 584). It also has 187, 888 lakes. Who knew?!

Travel Tales: Lorraine Elliott aka NotQuiteNigella


Name: Lorraine Elliott Occupation: Food Blogger and publisher of Favourite travel destination? That’s a tough one. I loved Phuket, Finland and New Zealand but for different reasons. Phuket because we stayed at a fabulous resort that arranged for a lot of fun activities for us, Finland because of the complete novelty of a country […]