Suomenlinna Island Fortress

The Suomenlinna Island Fortress is an easy day trip from Helsinki. I took the ferry over mid-morning and spent about 3hrs wandering the island before heading back. It’s a fortress that was built over several islands and has actually defended three different nations – Sweden, Russia and Finland. Nowadays, it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site – although […]

Kauppatori Fish Market, Helsinki

I walked through this Helsinki fish market a few times while I was there. It’s called Kauppatori and it’s an open-air market near the water, just past the Esplanadi, full of beautiful food and colors. It’s worth walking through anytime you pass by. Definitely an easy street shoot, made especially charming with the fresh fish, […]