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San Jose SJC to Vienna $395 AA/oneworld

American Airlines is selling basic economy tickets for San Jose, California SJC to Vienna, Austria for $395 to $420 round trip flying mostly British Airways outbound and Finnair-operated flights to LAX inbound with American Eagle LAX to SJC. Add $180 round trip if you need a checked bag and self-selected seat. Travel departures February 19…

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Helsinki Cathedral Finland

Finland is a country where about 76% of the population are members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland. Finland was part of Sweden for more than five centuries from 1249 until the early 1800s. The Swedish Reformation in 1523 established Lutheranism and the break with the papacy. Finland’s primarily agrarian economy was the stage…

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Cool Helsinki warms my heart

Helsinki is the northernmost and easternmost city I have visited in Europe. The city in winter is frozen in ice, yet there was a cool factor in the city capital of Finland and its people that warmed my heart in the 24 hour short stay. Grand buildings on the Esplanade. Finnair operates a bus from…

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