TheTurtleTrip: DISCOVER SUOMENLINNA SEA FORTRESS

Suomenlinna Finland

In 1991 Suomenlinna was added to UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites as a unique monument to military architecture. We reached this UNESCO World Heritage Site by ferry from Helsinki Kauppatori (Market Square). The trip (about 15 minutes) from Helsinki to Suomenlinna was more like an adventure than a short ferry ride. We could enjoy […]

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TheTurtleTrip: OUR TOP 3 EXPERIENCES IN HELSINKI

Helsinki, Finland

Seeing Helsinki from the air, I said… We have arrived into a proper winter. We were so eager to explore the attractions of the city and now we are happy to share in the post our         W😍W trip in the capital of Finland. Strolling through the city Helsinki is an eye-catching city […]

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EXPERIENCING JAPAN CULTURE THROUGH NAGOMI VISIT

Nagomi visit Japan- theturtletrip

A friend of mine told us about the Nagomi Visit …  this idea immediately caught our attention and we put this experience on the bucket list. “Long story short – Nagomi Visit connects you with local foodies and families by visiting their homes during your trip in Japan.” Experiencing for the first time this type […]

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TheTurtleTrip: SNOW VILLAGE IN YLLAS, FINLAND

SNOW VILLAGE IN YLLAS

Lainio Snow Village changes its size, shape and design each year. This winter it was built for 17th time and we could enjoy a unique decoration of snow and ice on the Game of Thrones theme. It was cool to find out that this construction project requires 20 million kilos of snow and 350 thousand […]

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TheTurtleTrip: OUR TOP 3 EXPERIENCES IN LAPLAND

Our flight landed in the afternoon of 24 January and we stepped out into a frozen beautiful land, transformed by winter into a fairytale.      We’ve Found Winter Paradise. Lapland is a charming place, somewhere between fairytale and reality that beckons us to experience its wonder. We have pick up the car from Rovaniemi […]

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TheTurtleTrip: LOVELY DAY IN SANTA CLAUS VILLAGE, ROVANIEMI

Santa Claus Village

Magical is truly the word to describe Lapland. Rovaniemi is the official hometown of Santa Claus and an amazing city on the Arctic Circle. We visited Santa Claus Village in the end of January and for us it was the best time – it felt Christmas Vibe, there was snow everywhere and not so crowded […]

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A LOVELY DAY IN PLOVDIV, BULGARIA

Plovdiv

One our way home from Sofia, my husband suggested to spend some hours in the oldest living city in Europe and among the six oldest cities in the world, Plovdiv. I was wondering how is possible to not hear about this city before. As we had a great experience with free tour in Sofia, we […]

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10 THINGS TO SEE AND TO DO IN SOFIA, BULGARIA

Sofia, an awesome place to visit! Many iconic buildings, places and architecture, roman ruins over the city center, numerous green areas, friendly locals and delicious traditional food (at least we loved it). On top of all of this, Sofia it’s also a budget travelers destination. What more could travelers wish for? There are a lot […]

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OUR TOP 3 EXPERIENCES FROM SOFIA

Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia

Did you ever wake up in the morning and had no idea what to do for the next 2 or 3 days …?                           – we experienced it before Christmas Eve as we decided not to go to home this year. Solution …? – […]

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VASA MUSEUM- MOST VISITED MUSEUM IN SCANDINAVIA

Vasa Museum Helsinki

When we decided to visit VASA Museum we didn’t expect to be such impressed. It exceeded our expectations by many times. The first thought upon entering the museum was: This is history coming alive.   The ship itself is amazing. Somehow…it remembered us the Pirates of the Caribbean movies 😄 Located on the island of Djurgården, […]

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OUR TOP 3 EXPERIENCES FROM STOCKHOLM

  This already became a tradition, to celebrate my birthday in a new city. This year we decided to explore the beautiful capital of Sweden, Stockholm. Worth it every second. Stockholm is the city to feel, to see, to explore and to enjoy each moment. From our escape we noticed that Stockholm is clean and […]

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