Helsinki Helpers

This item appears on page 24 of the June 2008 issue.

Twenty-four specially schooled Helsinki Helpers will be available to assist visitors to Helsinki, Finland, in up to 20 languages, including English, Japanese and Croatian. From mid-May to early September, they can be found from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily in key tourist areas of the city center. Services are free.