Travel stories
Reports about Tourist Trips and Recommendations of Travellers from Different Parts of the World
Scandic Grand Central Helsinki: opening of a new hotel in the heart of Finland’s capital

Scandic Grand Central Helsinki opened its doors to the public on Thursday the 15th of April 2021, thus putting a new hotel in Finland on the map. The hotel truly is in the heart of the capital city as you cannot find more central location as at the Central Railway Station.

16 April 2021

The Icelandic Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir announced that from June 15, the 14 day quarantine will not be mandatory for passengers arriving at Keflavík International Airport. Instead, tourists and Icelandic residents entering the country will be given the option of being screened for the novel coronavirus.

13 May 2020

On the 13th of December a very beautiful, charming tradition is celebrated, i.e. the Saint Lucia’s Day. Being celebrated in the Nordics and some European countries, the main events take place in Sweden and neighbouring Finland. Having become a very popular tradition, nowadays the celebration attracts lots of foreigners as well as Finnish-speaking Finns.

16 December 2019

The Mall of Tripla, the largest in Northern Europe, opened its doors in Finland, in the very heart of the business district of Helsinki, Pasila. Following grand development plans of the area, this particular spot was chosen to become a local hub for businesses and cultural life of the district.

17 October 2019
Fiskars Village in Finland

This chapter of the journey is dedicated to a small village located in a Swedish-speaking area of Finland, i.e. Fiskars Village. The village has a great historic meaning for the country as in 1649 it got its first development due to Fiskars Ironworks, which was founded on the shores of the Fiskars River. 

15 October 2019

The world’s tourism leaders are meeting in St Petersburg for the UNWTO General Assembly this week as the global tourism sector continues to grow in both size and influence. New data from UNWTO shows international tourist arrivals grew by 4% during first 6 months of the year.

11 September 2019

Volvo Cars and ride-hailing firm Uber have presented a jointly developed production car capable of driving by itself. The Volvo XC90 SUV is the first production car that in combination with Uber’s self-driving system is capable of fully driving itself. The car is drive-ready production vehicle.

13 June 2019

Veronica Taussig exhibition titled “Red, Black and Yellow” was officially opened at the Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art on 18 April. See a detailed TOHOLOGY photo report from the exhibition opening day.

23 April 2019