Today in Finland is a very special day. It is Runeberginpäivä, the day of Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804-1877), the national poet of Finland.
Probably his major work was The tales of Ensign Stål, first published in 1848, in Swedish.
This collection of quite patriotic poems tells about the war of Finland,…
Travelling by train is an unique experience. It is impossible to compare even the very same trip done with any other transportation.
During our honeymoon we travelled trough the capitals of Sweden and Denmark, which are Stockholm and Copenhagen, in a single day. According to the timetable we wouldn’t spend…
After Stockholm, we started heading with a Swedish high speed train toward Denmark.
Swedish trains have the option to book the breakfast/lunch when you are reserving the seats.*
What I didn’t take into consideration was the fact that the high speed train does, indeed, go very fast. Hence, stability is not…
Stephansdom: Vienna’s Cathedral
Zanoni&Zanoni, super italian ice-cream in the city center
Figlmüller: one hundred years old restaurant, proud for his famous Schnitzel with a pizza’s dimension and many other deliciousnesses!
Riesenrad , one of the oldest Ferris wheels built in 1897 and rebuilt in 1945 after…