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App guide cuts out the legwork in the Finnish capital
It's high summer in what Monocle magazine has called the world's "most liveable city" - the Finnish capital, Helsinki. It's also high time to visit if you haven't been there yet. The Guide Gecko guide to Helsinki App is downloadable at the link below. It's cheap, it's concise, it's well-informed, it will save you time during your visit. It's compiled by BGTW member Tim Bird. You'll find it here: http://www.guidegecko.com/hels​inki-app.html www.guidegecko.com This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
Adam Alexander

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Adam Alexander is a frequent travel writer for the Irish Times who has just relocated to magical Istanbul to be at the heart of a vibrant, happening region that includes among other topical places at the moment - Syria, Iran, Greece, Cyprus, Georgia and the Lebanon.

Adam began his career in 1991 covering the war in Yugoslavia, and has written for The Observer, The Sunday Telegraph, The Independent, Daily Express in South Africa, Mail on Sunday in Germany, as well as...


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Anyone who thinks that the aroma of cinnamon can be found only in the spice markets of South Asia will get something of a pleasant surprise at the traditional Christkindlmaerkte (Advent markets) of Munich in Bavaria, Germany. Traces of that tantalising scent can be found wafting through the crisp winter air, from the wooden stalls currently standing on Marienplatz in the heart of the city.

Stuart Forster, Munich Christmas Markets feature on thetraveleditor.com.


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