Day Trip to Helsingborg from Copenhagen

My husband and I are a fan of traveling. But this Easter, we failed to plan our trip because of many different reasons. But this did not stop us from planning a quick getaway trip. Our destination, Helsingborg, Sweden.

Okay, so truth be told, we did not plan this trip. It is a very spontaneous trip, a thing that my husband and I are very good at.

The moment we woke up, we decided to go to Helsingborg. I called a friend and asked and he wants to go with us. He gladly said yes. We decided to meet up at the Central Station.

I brought another friend with me so there were four of us. We took the Regional Train going to Helsingor. We used our Rejsekort since it so much cheaper to use rather than buying per zone.

When we arrived at Helsingor, we went to the ticketing booth for Scandlines and bought our tickets there. The round trip ticket costs 57kroner. A single journey ticket is 39 kroner.

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On the ferry on the way to Helsingor.

The ferry ride takes about 20 minutes. We arrived there around noon so we decided to have lunch first. We ate in an Indian restaurant which was surprisingly cheap but good. Before you go on judging why we did not eat meatballs, do remember we went there on  Good Friday so some shops were close. :p

After lunch, we head towards Kārnan. The place is super nice and it is overlooking the whole Helsingborg. We took a lot of pictures and sat there for a bit before we head to the Municipal Hall. Some of you might wonder why we did not go to the garden behind the Kārnan, the answer, allergies. Do not ask who has allergies to the pollen if you value your life.haha

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Kārnan.

We strolled around the city a bit more and then we decided to go back to Denmark. BUT that is not the end of out trip to Sweden. Because we have been very busy editing and looking at the pictures we took, we failed to get out of the ferry in Helsingor. So, the conductor told us with a smile, to just enjoy the ride.

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A little cheesy pose in front of the City Hall.

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He was amazing and very kind. He did not even make us pay again for the trip. SO 20 minutes later, we found ourselves yet again in Sweden, of course on the same ferry. After 10 minutes, we are still on the same ferry, en route again to Helsingor.

It is my friends visit Helsingor so we walked around the city. We first checked out the ‘Mer-man’ and then Kronborg then visited the walking street then head back to Copenhagen.

It was a short but very amazing trip. The best part, of course, the fact that we each spent just around 250 kroners only.

Here is our itinerary if you want to follow it.

Copenhagen to Helsingor TRAIN- (Rejsekort) 45 kroner
Helsingor- Helsingborg FERRY-  (Round Trip) 57 kroner

Places we visited in Helsingor

Kronborg Castle
Merman
Walking Street

I hope you’ll have fun as much as we did! 🙂

Here are more of our pcitures. 🙂 ❤

Cherry Blossoms in Copenhagen

Spring! It is that time of the year again when those beautiful pink flowers blossom.

Here in Copenhagen there are plenty of location you can visit to see these beautiful flowers and at the same time relax with your loved ones.

Hint: most of them involves the word CEMETERY.

  1. Bispebjerg Kirkergård. This is the first cemetery that you must visit when you want to check out the cherry blossoms. There is one part of the cemetery where the trees are all lined up and it is simply beyond amazing! Try to go there as early as you can though because this place is pretty popular. It can get pretty crowded from 11:00 onwards, which means taking a picture of the cherry blossoms will be a bit challenging.

    Address:
    Bispebjerg Kirkegård
    Frederiksborgvej 125
    2400 København NVblogger in denmarkRead: Cherry Blossoms in the Cemetery

  2. Langelinie. Langelinie is famous for being the home of The Little Mermaid. But, there is so much more to see in Langelinie than just that beauty. Every April, people are gathered here to see the Cherry Blossoms. As a matter of fact, the annual Sakura Festival in Copenhagen is held here. But this year will be a little more special than the rest because this year marks the 150th anniversary of Danish- Japanese Diplomatic Relations.

    the probing wife

    Address:
    Langeliniekaj 2
    2100 København

    The date for the Sakura Festival:
    April 29-30, 2017

  3. Vestre Kirkegård. This cemetery is located close to the zoo in Frederiksberg so if ever you feel like going to the zoo and check out cherry blossoms at the same time this place is perfect for you. 🙂 The cherry blossoms here are not as grand and many as those in Langelinie and Bispebjerg Kirkegaård but this cemetery is equally beautiful so give it a try. 🙂

    I am Asian so visiting cemeteries is very sacred for me. In our culture, we simply do not go to cemeteries just because we want to take pictures of trees or to have a picnic. The Asian in me is saying, ‘Ghosts will probably join me in this selfie’ but, I have to learn to live like a local too. Visiting and hygge in cemeteries are usual for Danes, so give it a try as well.

    I truly just pray that the ghosts will not hygge with me or even join my selfies.