Estonian beer proved to be really good, even from the point of taste of a spoilt German tongue. I learned that the Purity Law we Germans are so proud of (beer may contain hop, malt, water and yeast,... more
My Estonian girlfriend doesn't like spicy food, not even food with garlic or onion. This is just the way Estonians take there food: plain, but hearty. Typical dishes involve lots of... more
Estonian is one of the smallest languages in Europe, with only around a million speakers. It isn't even dominant within its own borders, with a large minority of ethnic Russians who often don't, or... more
I know that run the risk of provoking the ire of all patriotic Estonians, but despite its noble history and powerful symbolism, I think that the Estonian flag is a strong contender for the dullest... more
I was hugely impressed (and not a little amused) by the gentlemen who were in charge of organising traffic when the lights failed, or when there were roadworks (and there is an awful lot of building... more
Beneath that conventional reserved exterior, Estonia quietly marches to its own drummer, and has a particular talent for putting its own quietly unique spin on things.
Even in their (now former)... more
This is the cheapest way to see the city if you plan to visit a few museums and landmarks. Depending on the type of card you purchase you will also be able to jump on a city sightseeing tour, use... more
According to legend, Eskimos have over a hundred words for snow. Being continually exposed to the same thing normally causes humans to develop an ability to differentiate between things most normal......
I wanted to visit Estonia and firstly capital Tallinn for maybe already 5 years, but I always changed it to other travel destinations. Finally I visited it in 2007 July - explored Tallinn in 3 days....