Tuesday, July 26, 2016

No need for an own car in 2025

Helsinki is already an excellent city to get around in by public transport, bike or even on foot. But the city's ambitions are bigger than that. The long term plan is to make privately owned cars completely obsolete.

traffic in the city center

And that vision is not too far in the future. Already 2025 this should be reality. For more information on those plans check out the article on Fastcoexist.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Sunday Salsa in the park

The summer nights in Helsinki are still long. And the weather today should be warm and sunny as well. How about ending the weekend by moving your hips to some cool salsa beats?

Salsa Boeralis at Hesperian puisto

Sounds good? Then head to Hesperian puisto. Every Sunday during the summer a live band turns the amphitheater next to the opera into a salsa dance floor. The Oopperasalsat by Salsa Borealis start at 18:00 and is free to join for anyone who is up for some salsa moves.

Drop by and enjoy!

Friday, July 15, 2016

Cycling around the city

Helsinki is obviously the most beautiful city in the world. But for those who still have doubt, this video might give a good impression to convince you.

Hop on and join a cycling tour around the city.

Have a nice start into the weekend!

Sunday, July 10, 2016

BBQ and music

Today is the second day of the Grillimaisteri tour on Narinkka. Apart from the main event, a grilling competition with prominent Finnish chefs in the jury there is much more happening today.

Grillimaisteri Helsinki 2016

A great lineup of Finnish bands and singers is awaiting you with gigs from Roope Salminen ja Koirat, Sanni and many more. And don't worry about getting hungry when watching all that cooking. Throughout the day Lidl provides free grilled food like sausages and steaks for everyone. Be prepared to queue for a while though.

The event starts at noon and goes on until nine in the evening. Entrance is of course free. Check it out and have a nice Sunday!