Sweden

Stockholm to the Baltics – Part 3 Tallinn to Helsinki

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

boatA mere two hours links Estonia and Finland, across the Baltic. The ferry terminal in Tallinn is very close to the old town and check in for the short crossing is just 30 minutes before departure which allows you to maximise your exploring time in the Estonian capital.
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Stockholm to the Baltics Part 1 Stockholm to Riga

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

StockholmpinI had a smooth flight with British Airways from London to Stockholm and then took the bus for the airport to downtown, which cost SEK99. This is definitely the cheapest and most convenient way to get into the centre of the city.
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Where the Vikings Live

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Stockholm. Heart of the Old TownEven if many of my relatives live there – all I know of Scandinavia is based on the tales and myths of my childhood. So when I took off to Stockholm and Helsinki, I had pictures of Pippi Longstocking, Moomins and fierce Vikings in my mind. Going on a plane never sounded good to me – not just because I’m a Railbooker. Getting up at 5 am did not make it better. Almost missing the flight because all transfers to the airport were cancelled didn’t either. Anyhow, after a ride with what must have been London’s best cab driver, I made the plane just in time.
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London to Lahti (and Stockholm, Copenhagen and Hamburg)

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

I flew to Helsinki-Vantaa on a British Airways flight from London Heathrow. It took me 3 hours to get from rainy London to cold and snowy Finland. I had a lovely and traditional Finnish Christmas in Lahti with my family and friends. Lahti is my hometown as well as the home of Finland’s greatest footballer of all time, Jari Litmanen.
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