FINLAND: Korkeasaari/Helsinki Zoo – an island in a zoo or a zoo on an island? A zoo island? An island zoo? :D

Korkeasaari or Helsinki Zoo is one of the nicest zoos I have visited so far. My husband is an animal lover, so zoos and parks have been an essential part of our itineraries when we travel, which is totally fine with me! During our short stay in Helsinki, we managed to take a day-trip to … More FINLAND: Korkeasaari/Helsinki Zoo – an island in a zoo or a zoo on an island? A zoo island? An island zoo? 😀

ØSTFOLD ADVENTURE: From Northern Europe’s best preserved fortified town of Fredrikstad to Norway’s third oldest city of Sarpsborg (via Glomma)

Norway is divided into 19 counties (or fylker) and last summer, I had the chance to visit my 7th fylke, Østfold, particularly the old cities of Fredrikstad and Sarpsborg. My awesome bf arranged everything, and it came out as a surprise as he carefully planned the roadtrip, including a boat tour along Glomma/Glåma, Norway’s largest and longest … More ØSTFOLD ADVENTURE: From Northern Europe’s best preserved fortified town of Fredrikstad to Norway’s third oldest city of Sarpsborg (via Glomma)