Travel to Finland – Episode 130

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The Amateur Traveler talks to Melissa about her current home Finland. Hear about saunas, summer cottages, mid-Summer celebrations, Helsinki, Turku, and day tripping to Tallinn.

News

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Show Notes


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Mellssa’s pictures
more of Mellssa’s pictures
Finland
Visit Finland (Official Finland Tourism site)
Virtual Finland
Helsinki
Helsinki (WikiTravel)
Finno-Ugric languages
Alvar Aalto – Finish architect
Suomenlinna – fortress in Helsinki
Tallinn, Estonia
National Art Gallery
Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art
Omena Hotels – budget hotel in Helsinki
Unicafe Ylioppilasaukio – student restaurant in Helsinki
Turku Finland

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InsideTrip.com article

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by Chris Christensen

I am the host of the Amateur Traveler. The Amateur Traveler is an online travel show that focuses primarily on travel destinations and what are the best places to travel to. It includes both a weekly audio podcast, a video podcast, and a blog.

3 Responses to “Travel to Finland – Episode 130”

PSilvo

Says:

It’s always interesting to hear foreigners’ perspectives on Finland. This was a very interesting episode and also served the purpose of introducing me to The Amatuer Traveler Podcast in general. Thanks!

One small correction to what Melissa said. She seemed to pronounce the Finnish word for the Midsummer Festival as “Johannes” whereas it should be “Juhannus”.

chris2x

Says:

thanks for the clarification

Petri Lopia

Says:

Just like PSilvo said it’s always really interesting to hear what people from other countries think about Finland (and I don’t now mean typical “think what they think about us now” kind of way).
It’s funny to notice that things what I have never even noticed so much are somehow interested to somebody from other country =)

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