All posts filed under: Scandinavia

A Memorable Day in Stockholm

Despite being spread across 14 islands, Stockholm’s 57 bridges mean it is well-connected and essentially compact. Stockholm was indeed the best for last! Given our ship’s massive size, we had to dock 55km away from the city. That was a challenge for us to plan our […]

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Helsinki Chillin’

  Revisiting our Day in Helsinki. Despite the chill, it was a pleasant day. Helsinki felt more like a large town rather than a city. We sauntered around the touristy sights and just enjoyed the friendly vibe along the charming districts. The popular Esplanade Park, […]

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The Berlin Rush

Berlin is at the same time east and west, old and new, beautiful and ugly, trendy and budget – definitely interesting and for all tastes! Even if for many people, it’s not love at first sight, a taste of this city will surely be engaging. […]

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Cruising by Oslo

Cruised back to Oslo. Ventured the City via HOHO with the whole family this time.  A great way to explore the city at our own pace. Our boat’s view as we docked by the Bygdoy Peninsula.  The peninsula is mainly a residential area, but in […]

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The Fuss About Copenhagen, Denmark

  I now understand why they say Copenhagen is the happiest city on earth. Cobbled, bike-friendly streets, colourful town houses, art galleries, flea and food markets coupled with cozy cafes and vintage stores make up a pretty cool back drop. All conveniently within its compact […]

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Oslo & Bergen Side Trip

Norway is the most mountainous, most scenic, and most prosperous of all the Scandinavian countries. While Oslo and Bergen are the big draws for tourists, Norway’s greatest claims to scenic fame are her deep, lush fjords. The surrounding countryside is decorated with medieval stave churches, […]

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