Across the Baltic Sea

Many said that the best way to arrive at Helsinki is from the sea. So I took an overnight ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki, and took in the sunset and sunrise on the Baltic sea.

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Hello Helsinki!

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Sunset at departure from Stockholm.

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Sunrise on the way to Helsinki.

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Silja Serenade, the ferry which took me across the Baltic Sea.

I think overnight ferry is a good option when it comes to travelling in Scandinavia:

– Nicer (compared to train),  thanks to all the f&b, entertainment(including free wi-fi) and shopping on board

– Save time (about 13 hours journey) and double up as an accommodation for a night. The bad thing is noisy neighbours, whom I unfortunately met. But I can understand that they are probably very excited about their weekend trip

– Save money, especially during low seasons. I got a 40% discount off my ferry tickets, a promotion that comes with my eurail pass

Definitely an experience to explore Northern Europe and cross the Baltic sea the way they did in the Viking age!

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About cyndichan

Write for a living. Live for travel, run and art. Just back from chasing the cherry blossoms in Tokyo!
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