Helsinki House of Culture

Kulttuuritalo (Helsinki House of Culture) is possibly the most iconic concert venue in Helsinki today. It was designed by the legendary Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. Ella Fitzgerald, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Thelonius Monk and Duke Ellington played there. Hendrix, Led Zeppelin and Cream, too. When a relatively new band called Queen played in 1974, theContinue reading “Helsinki House of Culture”

Tallinn Is Not Helsinki

I know this blog is about Helsinki, but it would be silly not to mention Tallinn. It’s a Helsinki thing. Several ferries crisscross between the two cities. Some are more luxurious than others, but even the scruffier ones have food, drinks and entertainment. If you need a break from your fellow passengers, you can reserveContinue reading “Tallinn Is Not Helsinki”

Welcome to Another Helsinki Blog!

Welcome to the blog! It’s dedicated to the things we like in and about Helsinki. Everything here is completely subjective and biased: if we (the writers) like it or think it particularly pleasant, we will write about it. If we don’t like something or think it’s merely OK, we will probably not write about it.Continue reading “Welcome to Another Helsinki Blog!”