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Day-out: two-day ferry trip to Helsinki

At KTH, the winter semester spans from September to January, which leaves December the month with no exams, few assignments or lectures. Let’s why my classmates and I decided to visit Helsinki at the start of December.

Planning the trip

As we plan to make use of our weekend, Helsinki stands out from the options. Helsinki, the capital city of Finland, has close relationship with Sweden in history and culture. How to go to Helsinki from Stockholm? Examining the map of nordic countries gives us the obvious conclusion that “normal transportation” by train or by bus do not work in this case:

So how about ferry? There are a few companies, such as Viking Line and Silja Line, which operate ferry cruise line between cities in nordic countries. We booked an economic cabinet, which cost only 100 Kr person of a round trip Stockholm <-> Helsinki!

 Finland is on your right hand side!

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