Finally, I can boast about good weather in Finland! The last two weeks were great, the sun was shining, and the temperature was on average 20 °C. So, on one of the days, I decided to have a brief trip to Ruissalo, probably the biggest island next to Turku. I love being by the water,… Continue reading First Summer Days in Finland
In Finland, there is a significant difference in amount of light in winters and in summers. I can manage through cold days without any problems, but lack of light is another story. It affects me, and not in a positive way. I am usually in a low energy mode, and my mood is not that… Continue reading Longer Days
Hello everyone! How have you been these days? I hope to find you healthy! I have been ok, quite busy though and struggling with low energy level, which typically happens to me in spring. Luckily the weather is improving each day, and there is more and more sun. As I work from sun batteries, I… Continue reading Pictures of Helsinki
Having a long history of tall buildings, my American readers are unlikely to be impressed with Russian skyscrapers. However, as a Russian and European person, I am definitely have a 'wow' effect, looking at this buildings. The reason for that is quite of few skyscrapers around here on the continent. Generally, Europe is only acquiring… Continue reading Skyscrapers of Moscow
Last year I devoted the big part of my writing to my childhood memories of the 90s Russia. So what about the country today? Russia is very unstable in political, economic, and social aspects. Everybody knows that, and I don't see any point rediscovering the common sense all over again. Instead, I will take you… Continue reading Moscow by a Semi-foreigner
Ladies and gentlemen, we have achieved the beautiful number of 2020. Let it be a great year for each of us! Do you make New Year promises?
And here comes the second and final part of the archipelago trip pictures. First of all, considering rainy week before, it was luck to have the sun and light clouds during the trip. Another pleasant thing is staying over night in a cottage in a rather isolated area. However, it caused me some troubles as… Continue reading Archipelago, Finland. Part 2.
If you ask me what is my favourite place in Finland, I will reply Lapland and Turku Archipelago. This post is about the Archipelago next to Turku. For all those, who love water surroundings, it is a perfect place to spend a weekend and rest from the city noise. In some places, the Internet connection… Continue reading Turku Archipelago, Finland
Thank you everyone for the support regarding the previous post. I will be happy to tell you more about 90s Russia. I'll start that series in September, and before that I am accomplishing what I have already promised - my trips. This post is about a small cosy town - Rauma, which is located in… Continue reading Rauma, Finland
I still have many pictures to share, but it is time to finalise the Venice series as there many more places and stories to share. It was a lovely trip with a lot of sightseeing and interesting experience. Thank you Venice! And here are some more pictures: And I decided to add this image as… Continue reading Final Post on Venice