Stretching all the way from Munkkiniemi along the coastline of Espoo all the way to Saunalahti, the scenic road with mystical parts through birch woods, swampy forests and hidden bbq-places on rocks by the water, but leads also along luxurious residential areas and small harbours. Nature is at your doorstep, people, get out there. Everytime again I am amazed by how close everything actually is and yet how far from civilisation it seems at times. Somewhat seasonal, it’s a great way to explore the shoreline on foot, but especially by bike.
Åland really is one of the most beautiful spots I have ever seen and the perfect place to let your daily life behind you. Countless islands, magical bays, endless skies – what could you need more to let your mind reset. Apart from lounging about on the rocks behind our cottage, there are of course a few more things to experience!
Right in Berlin-Neukölln, hidden in a park behind a few fences, lies the Blub waterpark, a former paradise for swimming, relaxing and the ultimate summerday spot. After it was closed in 2005, it has been left to rot. Nowadays the only thing that makes it attractive for visitors is its creepiness and the total awe of what happened to this place.
Roadtrips are my favourite way of travelling. It gives you complete independence and flexibility, you can go wherever you want, stop whenever you want, really discover a place, admire the sceneries and your own pace and however you want it to be. Finland offers amazing possibilities for heading out on the road – here are my tips on how to do it.