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Visiting Helsinki in Summer – Style, Seafood and Salmiakki

Posted on December 3rd, by Peter Parkorr in Finland, Roaming Resources, Uncategorized. 4 comments
When you think of travelling to Finland you probably imagine snow, huskies, seeing the Northern Lights, swimming in ice pools and other winter fun. But I’ve been to Finland in summer twice now and found it’s a great time to visit. Tips for visiting Helsinki in Summer Last time I went on a 2000km road trip in Finland and really loved seeing other parts of the country, before spending a few days in the capital.…

Highlights of La Strada Graz, a street art and puppetry festival in Austria

Posted on October 30th, by Peter Parkorr in Austria, Roaming Resources. 2 comments
La Strada, meaning ‘The Street’ in Italian, is an annual festival of theatre, street performances and puppetry, that takes place for a week or more in Graz each summer. It began in 1997 with Werner Schrempf, who still directs the festival today. Together with his assistant Noemie and teams of helpers, they paint the cool city of Graz with an exuberant streak of orange before filling it with talented acts.…

Thoughts on Scotland, Scottish Independence and what it is to be British

Posted on September 18th, by Peter Parkorr in Travel Tales. No Comments
Today, Scotland decides it’s fate. It’s an occasion that deserves to be marked. Just under 7 percent of the population of the UK, over 4 million people, will have the opportunity to cast their vote. Do they think Scotland is better as part of the United Kingdom, or as an independent country? Tomorrow, the other 59 million of us will find out if we are saying goodbye to our long-standing compatriots.…

Travel Advice: It’s Not Just Where You Travel

Posted on September 12th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Roaming Resources. 2 comments
Travel is a complicated thing. There are so many decisions to make before you go and when you’re on the road. Usually people decide where they want to go first, and then how they will get there.  How do you decide who to travel with? Often deciding who to travel with is a foregone conclusion – you’re going with your mates or your boyfriend/girlfriend or family.…

11 Things To Expect From A Roadtrip In Finland

Posted on August 18th, by Peter Parkorr in Finland, Picture Perfect. 9 comments
Have you ever been to Finland? Not too many people have, and even fewer people think of it as a summer holiday destination. But here’s the inside scoop – Finland is spectacular in summer! And not a snowflake in sight. This week I’m heading to Helsinki for the Night of the Arts, to feast on the food scene and to see what else I find in this design-led city.…