Big Blog Exchange has started!

The long waiting is finally over and now you can enter to Big Blog Exchange competition. There are no language, experience, topic or location barriers, as long as you're an enthuastic blogger and eager to share your amazing adventures with rest of the world. 

Take these three little steps to enter: 

1. Visit
2. Register your blog and tell a bit about yourself
3. Tell all your friends and family and encourage them to vote for you 

Winners are announced 16th of September. Hostelling International Finland wishes the best of luck for all the applicants! 



New HI member discount to friends of theater

Theater Viirus / Memories for Life

In September tickets to the physical and multilingual (mostly English) performance Memories for Life for 25 € (normal 28 €), including a beverage. Reserve your tickets at  +358 (0)9 440 224 or e-mail: and remember to mention your HI membership.

SEPTEMBER 3/4/5/6/9/10/11/12 at 19.00

For more information: Theater Viirus

Memories for Life is a part of the international collaboration project Meeting the Odyssey, check out other performances in Helsinki.

Other discounts in Finland can be found here.


Åland’s Bomans Gästhem reopens

Bomans Gästhem will once again offer hostel accommodation on the Åland Islands, from mid-May. After the retirement of the previous owners two years ago, the hostel is now under the management of a second-generation, with hostel owners Arto and Mari. This popular hostel is the winner of the 2007 Hostel of the Year award.

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