• Estonia
  • 9 Things to Know Before Visiting Estonia

    Tartu Poet Statues, Visiting Estonia

    Normally I’d be reluctant to provide tips for an entire country after such a short visit. Yet I was surprised how much I learned about Estonia in two weeks. Maybe it’s because I started with knowing so little about this Baltic country, but I think that’s an all too common occurrence. I certainly don’t claim […]

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  • 6 Tips for Visiting Tallinn, Estonia

    Tallinn City View

    I wasn’t particularly sure how to best share the city of Tallinn with you. As the capital of Estonia and its major tourist destination, if you’re heading to Estonia there’s a good chance you’re going there. Unlike my previous entries on Estonia, if you like European travel there’s a fair chance you’ve actually heard of […]

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  • Estonia’s Best Kept Secret, the Island of Saaremaa

    Saaremaa Meteorite Crater

    Beyond Tallinn, people generally don’t know of other destinations to visit on a trip to Estonia. This is a pity as the country in the north of Europe has plenty in the way of attractions, including its second city Tartu or the seaside at Pärnu. But I think the country’s most overlooked and under-appreciated spot has […]

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  • Embracing the Estonian Seaside in Pärnu

    When people think of visiting the Baltic states like Estonia, its unlikely they think about spending much time by the beach. That’s more a southern Europe, Italy or Greece kind of thing right? As it turns out, the seaside city of Pärnu is one of Estonia’s more popular tourist destinations for exactly that purpose. Heading north out of Latvia, Pärnu […]