Porvoo Christmas markets: the perfect daytrip from Helsinki

Picturesque and steeped in history, Porvoo is the perfect day trip from Helsinki. During Christmas markets are held in the cobbled snow-dusted streets.

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A week in Denmark: 3 unmissable places to visit

While you could definitely spend much longer than a week exploring Denmark, time can often be a limiting factor. Here are three very different places that you can visit in under a week to give you a snapshot of Danish life.   1. Copenhagen Denmark’s capital has to be one of the most beautiful cities…

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Helsingør: the perfect day trip from Copenhagen

Possibly my favourite experience in Denmark was a day trip to Helsingør. The picturesque coastal town is home to Kronberg castle- Shakespeare’s inspiration for Hamlet, and a beautiful old town which feels remarkably peaceful after Copenhagen’s busy streets.

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Tartu

With a population of roughly 100,000 Tartu is the second largest city in Estonia, after the capital, Tallinn. Located two and a half hours to the south-east of Tallinn, Tartu is a university town with a youthful, progressive vibe and plenty to see. The University was founded in 1632, pretty awe-inspiring for me considering the oldest building…

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