Thirsty Thursdays: Top 13 Bars in Tallinn, Estonia

My visit to the Baltic countries earlier in 2015 involved a fair bit of drinking so Thirsty Thursdays returns today and we are in Tallinn. Beer is really popular in this part of the world. I tried some great beers in Kaunas, Vilnius in Lithuania, Uzupis and then after a stop over in Riga, I Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 13 Bars in Tallinn, Estonia[…]

Backpacking in Estonia: Top 17 Sights in Parnu

Parnu in Estonia is not the most obvious backpacking location, especially in winter. But this is where I found the real charm. Stripped to the bone, Parnu is an Estonian seaside city which buzzes in the summer and slows down to a freezing halt in the winter. It’s where Estonian Independence was announced back in Read more about Backpacking in Estonia: Top 17 Sights in Parnu[…]

Backpacking in Estonia: Top 15 Sights in Tallinn

Estonia’s capital city of Tallinn was the third and final Baltic capital from my recent adventures. Having explored Lithuanian capital Vilnius (including the wacky Republic of Uzupis), dipped back into Riga it was now time to check out the biggest city in Estonia. Tallinn is a pleasant and charming city. Yes, Estonia has been sucked Read more about Backpacking in Estonia: Top 15 Sights in Tallinn[…]

World Borders: How to Get From Latvia to Estonia (Riga to Tallinn by bus)

My Baltic overland journey continued north of Riga, as I headed to Estonia for the first time. I decided to get a direct bus from Riga all the way to Tallinn and base myself in Tallinn for a few days before exploring other parts of Estonia and heading to Finland. I stayed in the Hotel Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Latvia to Estonia (Riga to Tallinn by bus)[…]

Staying at the Hotel Shnelli in Tallinn, Estonia

I based myself in Tallinn and Parnu in Estonia before heading north on the ferry to Finland. I got my fix of backpacking and hosteling from the wonderful Euphoria Hostel and then I decided on my own room for a night so I could get some closed eye and some work done. I looked no Read more about Staying at the Hotel Shnelli in Tallinn, Estonia[…]

Backpacking in Estonia: Staying at Euphoria Hostel, Tallinn

After loving Lithuania and ahem passing through Latvia, I found myself in Estonia for the first time in January 2015. I first headed to the capital city Tallinn and I spent my first three nights in the best hostel in town – quirky, vibrant, happy and youthful, the Euphoria Hostel is the place to stay Read more about Backpacking in Estonia: Staying at Euphoria Hostel, Tallinn[…]

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Visiting the Joey Dunlop Memorial in Tallinn, Estonia

It was an emotional trip for me heading out of Tallinn city centre to visit the Joey Dunlop Memorial in Estonia. For those followers of my blog that may be unaware, Joey Dunlop is a Northern Irish sporting superstar. A total legend in the motorcycling world. He lived and breathed the sport more than any Read more about Visiting the Joey Dunlop Memorial in Tallinn, Estonia[…]

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