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San Francisco TOP 3

San Francisco TOP 3

As Finnair starts non-stop flights from Helsinki to San Francisco, it’s a great reason for me to go there for a little getaway holiday. It’s also one of my favorite cities to visit in the US but until now, it has felt a bit too distant to visit regularly. The new straight flights starting on…

Straight is better

Straight is better

For me a holiday means to be away from home. When I first think of the word “holiday”, comes a palm tree in my mind. A palm tree, sun, smiley with sunglasses would be my emoticons to symbolize a holiday. The best ever is that you can start a holiday already from your home airport….

The Art of Packing

The Art of Packing

At some point last year I got a feeling that I was travelling more than ever before. I haven’t kept any personal statistics, but it might have been true. And after a couple of setbacks with travel logistics, I wasn’t enjoying travel that much anymore. I was traveling so much that negative experiences started to…

Almost home

Almost home

The 69 Eyes played its first gigs some two decades ago in Helsinki, followed by other venues around Finland. Soon after that, the band followed in the footsteps of Hanoi Rocks by playing clubs in Stockholm and later in the UK. After the turn of the millennium, dark and melancholic Finnish rock took over the…