"Packing List" Helsinki Packing List Tip by mikeworden

Helsinki What to Pack: 37 reviews and 23 photos

Luggage and bags: We use backpacks to carry all of our necessary items. We stayed with friends so we could leave our personal belonings when sight seeing. Most youth hostels have lockers, as does the main train station.

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Bring several disposable rain ponchos with you and keep one on you at all times. They are small enough when folded to fit in a pocket. Rain storms have a way of suddenly appearing in Helsinki...even on the brightest day! So be prepared.

Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Asprin, pain releivers, ant-acids, handi-wipes are all cheap in the USA. Bring these items, along with anti-diahreal medications and anything else you will need (e.g. contact lens cleaners). It will be cheaper to buy them before the trip than to pick them up abroad.

Photo Equipment: Bring film with you and save the processing for when you get home. It will be cheaper for you!

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  • Updated Aug 25, 2002
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