You gotta love big, buff guys sportin’ pageboys and holding glowing globes. I mean, really. And you’ll find these stoic, Prince Valiant look-alikes standing guard in front of Helsinki’s Central Railway Station.
For towns hoping to preserve any period of history, the trick is maintaining authenticity: castles, churches, shops, and streets – all must fit the time.
We’ve always been fascinated by doorways and what they have to say. It doesn’t take an architect or etymologist to know that the facade is the face of a building, and if this is so, then the door can be the beguiling lipstick that enchants visitors.
Every international traveler is besieged on a daily basis with language challenges. Phrasebooks help, but it’s always much easier when I don’t have to know the local language.
Our recent trip to the Baltic states wasn’t all about Medieval Villages and beautiful Art Nouveau architecture. With our keen eye for contemporary culture, we couldn’t help but notice the Bad Piggies
The last thing I expected to see in a Helsinki supermarket was Dragon Fruit. But there they were in all their neon-pink, yellow, and green glory. I felt like Pavlov’s dog, already drooling, anticipating
If you’ve ever lived in a big city, you know that your chances of seeing wild animals are pretty slim … unless you go to the zoo.