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Helsinki, Finland
101 Finland Helsinki

Helsinki 101: Arriving & Getting Around

The Finnish capital is made up of the Vironniemi peninsula and 315 islands. Its origins go back to 1550, when King Gustav I of Sweden established a trading town to rival modern-day Tallinn. It has close historical ties not…

Stockholm Aerial View, Sweden
101 Stockholm Sweden

Stockholm 101: Arriving & Getting Around

The Swedish capital is actually an archipelago of fourteen islands, that has been settled since the 6th millennium BC. Although its location has appeared in Norse sagas, its current name was first mentioned in 1252. Nowadays, it’s the center…