A Little Catch-Up So! It’s been two months since I last posted, and the year has changed from 2017 to 2018. Before I go into the actual topic of this blog post – adventures in Puglia – I think it’s time to do a little catch-up. It’s been an eventful couple of months, both […]
When Finnish November is showing off its dullest, most grey weather, it’s time to reminisce on hot summer days spent in Puglia, southern Italy. My half-Finnish-half-French cousin Julia got married to her Italian sweetheart Michele in June, and I had the privilege to be a part of their big day. An Italian wedding is no […]
When summer’s warmth slowly gives in to autumn’s winds, it’s time for one last look into the past months. We had been planning a day trip to Porvoo for a long time with Roope, and when we finally managed to realize our plans at the end of August, mother nature blessed us with the last truly […]
Taiteiden yö on ihana konsepti. Sen ansiosta Helsingin elokuinen yö hengittää taikuutta. Tänä vuonna näin Espan lavalla kaverini Lotan apuohjaaman Los Elementos -oopperan teaserin, istuskelin ystävien kanssa salaisessa puutarhassa keijujen keskellä ja kävin katsomassa Oopperan ja Baletin katsauksen tulevaan kauteen. Loppukesän hämärtyvässä ilmassa oli naurua ja tunnetta. Olisipa tällaisia iltoja useammin.
This summer, I visited the Savonlinna Opera Festival (and the town of Savonlinna itself) for the first time. The Opera Festival is held annually at the Olavinlinna castle, which stands on a small rock island in the lake area of Saimaa, Eastern Finland. The castle is an impressive venue for opera shows. We went to see Verdi’s […]