Korkeasaari or Helsinki Zoo

Helsinki Zoo

Helsinki Zoo Animals Come All the Way from the Frozen Arctic to the Sweltering Tropics: Known as Korkesaari to the Finns, Helsinki Zoo is far from the largest, even in northern Europe, but it is one of the oldest zoos, having been founded in 1889.  It may not be the largest, but Helsinki Zoo is […]

Helsinki – Finland’s Capital City

Helsinki main square with Tuomiokirkko Lutheran Cathedral

Helsinki, A Fascinating Mixture of Historical and Ultra-Modern: Helsinki, the capital of Finland, has the distinction of being the second northern-most capital city in the world. Although its main attractions and monuments are a stark reminder of its past history, Helsinki today is a very modern city. Although Helsinki has been the capital of Finland […]