For the first 40 minutes that I was seating in a mini-bus heading to Saint Petersburg within a crowd of dear Russians I felt a strong rejection of the already forgotten reality. My lovely co-citizens were loudly discussing their lives while simultaneously consuming wine with some salty cucumbers 0_o. Their rather typical Russian behavior, after my three-and-a-half years of relatively permanent residence in Finland, got me slightly scandalized. Yet just one hour later, I got totally adopted and the whole trip started to appear pleasant and somewhat even romantic.
This time when I was planning my 37-days Thailand trip, I was pretty sure that by such a long stay I will definitely fulfill my “hunger” for this country for a while. Yet now, when I am about to leave, I already can’t wait to come back.
This year traveling to my dear Thailand, I have stopped for 3 days in Hong Kong. Even though it all seems like a dream now, it was a great decision to visit Hong Kong and I will definitely do it one day again, with more time and dedication :)
In the very end of June we had an adventurous trip to Tampere (the adventurous part was provided by our 25-years old Citroen, serving as a main transportation asset).
My 5th living location in Helsinki. Meri-Rastila, quiet suburbs with beautiful seaside that absorbs all the last rays of setting sun…
In the middle of July I decided to spend my last money and go and visit Lithuania. And for your information, there was not a single moment that I regret my decision! I really loved this place
When I first came to Helsinki to start my MA degree I knew literally nothing about the place. Now I have learned a lot both about the city and about life, business and myself. If you want to learn and improve – come stay in Helsinki! Continue reading