Finland Fun Vacations

Finland is on the border of the countries Russia and Sweden and lies in North Europe. Finland is known for its technology, inspired design, and epicurean scenes, the place where summer’s endless light balances winter’s eerie frozen magic. Finland is the land of midnight sun. The beauty of the place lies in lakes and rivers that is lush with thick forests and make romantic landscape. If you are adventure lover this place is best for as the place offer canoeing, hiking, and kayaking. You can enjoy a dog sledge ride.

Finland is known as ‘The Land of Thousand Lakes’

Helsinki is the Finland’s largest city and it is known for its lively cafe culture, boasts varied architecture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights. The place is influenced by its strong geography. You can enjoy boat trips, fishing, and simply watching the activity of the bustling harbor in Helsinki. We went with several couples from our church in the Phoenix area, including my old Army buddy who now owns one of the largest exterior house painting companies in Arizona.  We had a blast.  Here are a few of the places that you must visit in Helsinki:

1) Fortress of Suomenlinna, Helsinki

The Fortress of Suomenlinna is built on a collection of six islands. It is a beautiful spot for both locals and tourists. It is the place that attracts visitors from the mainland of Finland.

 

 

2). Temppeliaukion Church, Helsinki

Temppeliaukion Church is known for its striking copper dome and has been carved from rock material in the heart of the city. The interior of the church is eye-catching that has a striking dome and consists of rock and marble walls. The light shining in through the skylight made the place memorable.

3) Aurinkolahti Beach, Helsinki

Aurinkolahti Beach features golden sand with lovely views of the sea. The place offers swimming beach with showers, restrooms, restaurants, shops and other standard facilities. Also it is the best place for summers as you can enjoy boat ride, and tour one of the nearby islets.

4) Linnanmaki, Helsinki

Linnanmaki offers you the Experience over 40 rides that includes retro wooden roller coaster. This theme park was opened in 1950 and now attracts more than one million visitors every year. Linnanmaki is situated in the middle of the city. You can enjoy thrill rides, water rides, arcade games, carnival stalls and much more.

Plan your trip to Helsinki and other Finland destinations and make your holidays stunning and memorable.

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London: Where Sophstication Meets Excellence

London, England is an incredibly sophisticated yet highly captivating city in the United Kingdom. London is the capital city of England, a country which is part of the United Kingdom, sometimes also referred to as the U.K as well. Inside of London, there are many important and captivating landmarks including the Big Ben, the Monarchy Buildings, the London Eye and Buckingham Palace.

The country of England has very strong ties to their monarchy. The king and queen are very influential and have a big part inside of their society. Also, England has large ties to Canada because of historical events which ensued centuries ago. One of London’s most visited attractions is the Big Ben in the heart of the city. The Big Ben is a massive clock tower which hovers over the metropolis. The structure is almost 100 meters tall and attracts tourists from everywhere. Unfortunately, the inside of the building is restricted for public access by international tourists at the current moment.

This clock tower is so popular, it has been utilized in many famous movies based inside of London including Peter Pan, a blockbuster film which has raised millions of dollars in revenue. Another major landmark in London, is the London Eye. It is an enormous ferris wheel which spans over the city. From there you can see the pure glory and beauty of this majestic city. The London eye is also one of the tallest ferris wheels in the entire world and was built over 15 years ago. This grand attraction cost over 70 millions euros to create but creates tens of millions of profit each year which goes back into the city positively.

Another major attraction in London is Buckingham Palace. Here is where all the highly ranked monarchy of the country reside. Many times, this is the venue where they hold highly important and classy events for royalty including weddings, commemorations and knighting. This location attracts thousands of tourists each day hoping to get a glimpse of the royalty in their natural setting and residencies. This building is built at the highest standings of architectural research and is utterly breathtaking. It was originally constructed over two centuries but has constantly been updated since that time. Here is where the queen, queen Elizabeth, does most of her official monarchical duties, public meetings and announcements.

One major place of worship in London is St.Paul’s Cathedral in the very heart of the city. This is one of the holiest places in the entire city. The cathedral is Anglican and sits on the highest elevation of the entire city of London. This cathedral has been standing for over 7 centuries in the same spot. But has been constantly updated and improved for the onslaught of regular visitors and tourists. This building combines the highest level of engineering with religious services to create an area that is highly popular with residents and visitors. London, England is a magnificent city located inside of the United Kingdom. I highly recommend you visit it while travelling. You will be amazed with the sophistication and excellence of the area and not be disappointed in your visit! You will create memories you will never forget.

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