20 12, 2016

Helsinki to Tallinn

December 20th, 2016|Finland, Northern Europe|10 Comments

Helsinki is the capital city of Finland which is located in Scandinavia and is part of the EU and Schengen community.  Helsinki offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Suomenlinna (views of Helsinki from the boat) Senate square and Helsinki cathedral Temppeliaukion church Seurasaari (An open air museum on an island) Uspenski [...]

19 12, 2016

Tallinn to Helsinki

December 19th, 2016|Estonia, Northern Europe|9 Comments

Tallinn is the capital city of Estonia which is a Baltic state, part of the European Union and a  Schengen country.  The main points of interest in Tallinn are; Alexander Nevsky cathedral Kadriorg Palace Tallinn TV tower (and view of the city) Toompea Castle Raekoja plats, Tallinn old town St Nicholas' church Kiek in de Kök (and [...]

18 12, 2016

Riga to Tallinn

December 18th, 2016|Latvia, Northern Europe|9 Comments

Riga is the capital city of Latvia which is part of the European Union and Schengen community.  For tourists and photographers Riga offers the following points of interest; Freedom monument House of Blackheads Riga old town Riga orthodox cathedral Art nouveau district Riga castle Railway bridge Church of St Peter Riga dome cathedral Riga Old Town Riga [...]

17 12, 2016

Vilnius to Riga

December 17th, 2016|Lithuania, Northern Europe|9 Comments

Vilnius is the capital city of Lithuania and is part of the European Union and Schengen area.  For a tourist Vilnius offers the following points of interest; Vilnius town hall Gates of dawn St Annes church Vilnius castle complex and Gediminas tower (and view of the city) The Hill of Three Crosses (and view of [...]

31 08, 2016

Copenhagen to Berlin

August 31st, 2016|Denmark, Northern Europe|9 Comments

Copenhagen is the capital city of Denmark.  Denmark is part of Scandinavia, the EU and Schengen community.  The main site for tourists and photographers are;The little mermaidNational museum of DenmarkTivoli gardensNyhavn harbor (a great place to get a beer)Rosenborg castleStrøget - 1.1km of shoppingChristianiaThe Round Tower (and view of the city) Nyhavn harbor, Copenhagen I have [...]

29 08, 2016

Stockholm to Copenhagen

August 29th, 2016|Northern Europe, Sweden|9 Comments

Stockholm is the capital city of Sweden which is located in Scandinavia, part of the EU and Schengen community.  The main points of interest for tourists and photographers are; Gamla Stan and Stortorget Stockholm palace The ABBA museum Drottningholm Palace Countless museums Beautiful tall, blonde women Skyview Gamla Stan - Stockholm You'll find that Stockholm is [...]

24 08, 2016

Tromsø to Stockholm via Narvik

August 24th, 2016|Northern Europe, Norway|9 Comments

Tromsø is the main city of Northern Norway and it's also a university town.  The main points of interest for tourists and photographers are; Fjellheisen cable car and Storsteinen mountain Polaria Arctic aquarium Polarmuseet, polar museum Arctic cathedral University nightlife Fjords and glacier tours Northern lights tours The hub for flights to Svalbard A view of Tromsø [...]

21 08, 2016

Honningsvag to Tromsø via Hammerfest

August 21st, 2016|Northern Europe, Norway|10 Comments

Honningsvag is the northernmost city in Norway.  The main points of interest are; Ice bar Bamse Statue Corner Spiseri (pub and restaurant) Access to Nordkapp Hurtigruten Cruise port Honningsvag, Finnmark, Norway Honningsvag is a peaceful town, and you do feel like you are far from everywhere.  However, there are a few points of interest to enjoy. [...]

19 08, 2016

Nordkapp to Honningsvag

August 19th, 2016|Northern Europe, Norway|9 Comments

Nordkapp, Norway is the northernmost part of Europe and it's deep in the Arctic circle, about 2,100 km from the North Pole.  To celebrate this fact, there is a museum and a globe monument.  There are lots of tourists at the North Cape globe monument taking their photos, many are finishing long road or bike trips through [...]