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Helsinki Insider Tip: The Ghost Town Kruunuovori

13. May 2016 2 Comments

Fog. A slate blue sky with a strong wind, which makes the Scandinavian coldness appear even a bit frostier. It’s March. We leave the city center of Helsinki. The closer we get to the east of the city, the more the areas look abandoned, although the ghost town Kruunovori on the peninsula Laajaslo lies only 45 minutes from the city…


Why I Fell Unluckily in Love with Thailand

23. March 2016 7 Comments

“Are you travelling alone?” I’m asking a backpacker whom we have just met during the breakfast buffet on the Khao San Road in Thailand. It’s hard to oversee that he partied last night, like most of the people who visit the notorious backpacker mile. “No, actually, I was on the road with two of my mates. Suddenly, they were gone.…

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Childhood Dreams – Part 1: “Wanderlust for the Foreign”

19. October 2014 10 Comments

I was 14 or 15 when I began to dream about a life in California. My longings and dreams for the far off country were certainly strongly dominated by the US-American film industry. A majority of popular films and series that adolescents and adults consume nowadays are being produced indisputably in the States. I believe that everyone who watches every…