The Esplanade is the green heart of Helsinki. Running west from the Market Square and the South Harbour, the Esplanade has attracted some of the best shopping in Helsinki. Here are some of the high-end fashion and design outlets that you can find around the Esplanade. Marimekko (Mikonkatu 1) is a world-class Finnish brand, founded in […]
Getting from Helsinki to Espoo is even easier, now that the new West metro extension has openend. Exploring Helsinki’s neighbouring city makes for a great day out.
Shopping business hours Business hours in Finland vary depending on the business in question. Shop opening hours were deregulated in 2016 and shop owners set their opening and closing hours freely. Department stores and many chain stores are typically open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 6 […]
Helsinki is known internationally as a city of design and at its heart is the Design District. Design District Helsinki is a large cluster of stores, restaurants and more, with creativity as the common factor aside from their location, spreading out from the hub of the Diana Park in Erottaja, at the south end of Mannerheimintie, […]