Porvoo: the wooden city

⌈español⌋  ⌈français⌋  ⌈italiano⌋ At the beginning of March, a very good Finnish friend and her boyfriend invited my friend Martin and I to spend an afternoon in the small town of Porvoo. This city is about an hour away from downtown Helsinki.

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Holbox: the rustic island of Mexico

⌊español⌉  ⌊français⌉ Holbox / hol-bosh / is an island located northwest of the Yucatan Peninsula. Its name derives from Mayan and means “black hole”. It is 25 miles long and .9 miles wide. Less than 10% of the island is inhabited, as it is part of the protected natural area of Yum Balam.

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The secrets of Apuglia

⌊español⌉  ⌊français⌉ Ciao a tutti! A year ago I moved to Helsinki, but little did I know that I would end up becoming friends with a great group of Italians (Sicilians, Apuglians, and Romans). Despite being so many miles away from Italy, I managed to immerse myself deeply in the Italian culture. When summer came…

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Trouville-sur-mer: a beautiful Normand beach

⌊español⌉ In the northwest of France there is a small province called Normandy. What’s in Normandy? Why visit a beach in Normandy when you have the south of France? These are some questions I have come to hear about this region. However, this province has its own charm and fascinated some of the most famous impressionist painters of…

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A day in Dijon

⌊español⌉ To be honest, Dijon, was never a city which I absolutely wanted to visit. Though I had friends living there, I always found an excuse not to go. It was until last week that I was convinced to go (I couldn’t say no anymore ^.^) and to my surprise, I fell in love with…

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Trouville-sur-mer: una bella playa normanda

Al noroeste de Francia se encuentra una pequeña provincia francesa llamada Normandía. ¿Que hay en Normandía? ¿Porque visitar una playa de Normandía cuando se tiene el sur de Francia? Estas son algunas de las preguntas que he llegado a escuchar sobre esta región. Sin embargo, esta provincia tiene su propio encanto

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