Helsinki is the capital city of Finland, and seen by many as the design epicenter of Europe. Tourists come to enjoy Finnish saunas, museums and a vibrant club scene. It isn’t known as the most affordable city for visitors, but there are definitely still things to do within a more limited budget.
Café culture is very strong in Finland, and so is the coffee. Start off the day with a steaming cup at Robert’s Coffee, a café located in Old Market Hall. The market is a Helsinki landmark opened in 1889, and sells everything from Lappish flatbread to reindeer meat. Finland has been making waves in the culinary world and it’s on display everywhere in Helsinki.
Make a quick stop at the Kamppi Chapel of Silence to regain your stamina (entry is free). The Design Museum might be a good place to begin your tour of the city’s art marvels, appropriately located in the Design District. Admission costs €10 (about $12.39), and it’s within strolling distance of many other galleries, showrooms and museums.
If you happen to visit during the summer season, there’s the Kaljakellunta to attend. The Kaljakellunta is an open- air beer festival where thousands of people grab an inflatable device and float down the Vantaa River while drinking a cold brew. It’s a free event, and the date is always set by its participants.
The Elms Hotel and Spa, part of the Destination by Hyatt portfolio, located in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, announced a new signature beer series created specifically for the property. The collection consists of three hand-crafted artisanal beers served on a seasonal basis at the hotel’s restaurant, Three Owls. Brewed locally at Dubious Claims Brewing Co., the beers will be offered to guests at peak freshness, reflecting the spirit of the hotel.
From the windy tip of Malin Head in County Donegal to the colorful harbor town of Kinsale in County Cork, Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way amazes at every turn. Feel the blast of fresh sea air with a lighthouse walk. Get up close to history, grab a fireside seat at a traditional music session, experience the world-famous Irish hospitality and explore some of Ireland's most exhilarating coastal scenery. It is a place that inspired dreamers and travelers, poets and painters with a landscape filled with stone walls, thatched cottages, deserted beaches and breathtaking views. Charming towns and villages, 1,500 miles of soaring cliffs, incredible landscapes and unique experiences await.
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Experience the life-changing destination of Greece by exploring its island gems in the Ionian Sea. Scattered off the western coastline of Central Greece, to the south of Peloponnese, the Ionian Islands are an island group comprising large and small islands.