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My travels in Finland.

Finnish cured meats

Eating Out in Helsinki: an Unexpected Treat

Finnish cuisine? No, I hadn’t heard of it either, but food was the unexpected highlight of our trip to Helsinki, an eclectic mix of local ingredients and impeccable Scandinavian design. There seem to have been two consequences from the unpromising combination of harsh northern climate and decades of trade embargos.

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Temppeliaukio, Helsinki

Temppeliaukio: Helsinki’s Underground Church

The Rock Church in Helsinki (or Temppeliaukio to give it its proper name) is a modern church built underground. All that can be seen from the outside is the massive copper dome hidden in a rocky outcrop, but the interior is a harmonious blend of modern and traditional building materials. It is one of the

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