Railing thru Europe: Stop 10.3 Finland – Rovaniemi (Lapland)

We are about to embark on the “Santa Claus Express” (Kinda reminds us about the animated film “Polar Express” with Josh Groban singing in the background) to bring us to Rovaniemi, capital of Lapland and home of the Snow Queen! Of course the journey wouldn’t be complete without the trip to visit Father Christmas at his village! Among all the night... Read More


Railing thru Europe: Stop 10.2 Finland – Savonlinna

Set on 2 islands between lakes, Savonlinna’s a classic Lakeland settlement with a major attraction: Perched on a rocky islet, one of Europe’s most visually dramatic castles, the Olavinlinna play host to the world-famous opera festival in July. Unfortunately, we came a tad to early as Savonlinna also play host to the Mobile Phone Throwing World Championship (well? what... Read More


Railing thru Europe: Stop 10.1 Finland – Helsinki

The alternate way to travel to Helsinki from Stockholm is by the Viking Line, a cruise ship which takes you from the Stadsgården in Stockholm to the Viking Line terminal Katajanokka in Helsinki. Although the journey time is about 16hrs, rest assured that there are entertainment such as Xbox 360 consoles with Guitar Hero, wifi, bars, shopping, a kids corner that broadcasts Disney... Read More

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