Urban explorers have been sneaking onto these wild, forbidden islands just off the Helsinki mainland for years. Now, you too can go.
The deep, wet and unpredictable cave belongs to Krepost Sveaborg, a Russian-built landward defence zone of over 300 fortification structures in and around Helsinki.
The comeback of Kekri: Finland’s ancient end-of-October harvest festival and the most magical night of the year marked by song, dance, feasting, divination and spell-casting.
The charming small factory that once lifted a community up is now home to some very energetic pigeons.
Pastel-colored religious books, trippy cat art and doilies everywhere; this abandoned house could only have belonged to two sisters that lived and died together serving our Lord and Saviour.
In which we admire elaborate chandeliers, ornate fireplaces and an outdoor sculpture park in the snow-covered fields of South Finland.
Demolished in late 2014, the unassuming apartment block could be heralded as a symbol of Finland’s post-war urbanization and the social divides that have emerged since.
Today, this old sailor’s house with its famously eccentric facade is one of the last sparks of local color left in Helsinki’s rapidly changing Pasila neighborhood.
On a railyard in Helsinki, disused steam and diesel-powered trains are waiting for their final fate as the area faces a complete makeover.
Venturing deeper into the building, we encountered empty corridors, flickering lights and humorous wall scribblings.