Hello internet~ This is the last post about my trip to Finland for Tuska 2017/to see HIM play live in their homeland 😁 I hope that you enjoyed the posts before this! We woke up early after our day in Helsinki to catch a bus to the airport for our plane that was leaving around 8am. I [...]
If you haven't read my blog on how I got to Finland you can read it here and if you want to hear about my time in Sweden you can read that here! There's a lot to cover so I'm just gonna jump right in. We officially landed in Helsinki on June 29th at 11pm after [...]
Our initial flight from the U.S. to Sweden was delayed by 40 minutes, so our 7 hour layover turned into 5 hours. Leslie and I had planned out our day, but had to make drastic cuts because of the time lost. We had originally planned to visit the Vasa Museum and Gamla Stan during our [...]
A few days before my 24th birthday, March 5th, a spokesperson for the band announced on Finnish radio that the band would be splitting up this year. I believe at that point they only announced that they would be playing their last show at Tavastia in Helsinki, so I was already making plans to visit Finland around New Years day. I believe it was a few days after the radio statement when they announced that they would be playing on the 2nd day of Tuska 2017, so I immediately bought my tickets.
This may be the ultimate source of inspiration in my life. I've grown with this band and they've taught me so much that it was hard for me to even start writing this post. I've thought about doing this since I started this blog, but I haven't done it because I don't want to leave [...]