Urban Conservation in Helsinki: exploring wooden houses in Vallila, Käpylä & Kumpula

Throughout Finland, clusters of heritage-protected wooden houses provide a peak into early 20th century working class life. Here’s a glimpse at three ‘puu’ districts that can be easily reached from Helsinki’s center.

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Scotland Photo Diary

Nearly four years ago I spent 10 days in and around Edinburgh, mainly for a scientific conference and to visit research labs I thought I might like to work for. While I loved the old world feel of Scotland’s capital, it’s cobbled street charm and pretty greenery, I decided it was not the place for…

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How I afford to travel so much: 10 tips to save and stretch your money

Last year I visited 12 countries and saved an additional 10,000€ for future travel. Here are 10 key habits that enabled me to do this.

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