Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Upgrade to today
for only an extra Cxx.xx

You get:

plus This issue of xxxxxxxxxxx.
plus Instant access to the latest issue of 350+ of our top selling titles.
plus Unlimited access to 30000+ back issues
plus No contract or commitment. If you decide that PocketmagsPlus is not for you, you can cancel your monthly subscription online at any time. Auto-renews at $14.99 per month, unless cancelled.
Upgrade for $1.48
Then just $14.99 / month. Cancel anytime.
Learn more
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Australia version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points

Enjoy Europe’s longest days in Helsinki

Enjoy endless summer nights in Finland

If you really can’t squeeze enough into your day, Nordic Europe is where you need to be over the summer. Head to Helsinki in July, and you won’t be watching the sun set until gone 10.30pm. The Finns are adept at enjoying the long days, particularly in the neighbourhood of Kallio. The former working-class district, just over the water from the city centre, is home to a slew of new restaurants and bars. Here, old-school eateries and dive bars rub shoulders with newcomers, such as the design shop café Made in Kallio and bistro Ravintola AlppiTori, a great place to try Finnish comfort food. Kallio’s bar highlights include the converted cinema Pacifico and the Musta Kissa lounge, where you’ll find live music and work by local artists. Open since 2008, the Flying Dutch is an older offering, but shouldn’t be missed: the deck of the former boat is a fine place for a sunny pint. Clear your head the next day at new sauna Kulttuurisauna, before jumping into the harbour waters to cool off.

Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Lonely Planet - August 2015
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.