Category Archives: Central & Eastern Europe

Tallinn Cafes: Where to Find The Best Coffee in Tallinn, Estonia

I have been to Tallinn several times throughout the years. The city is ever-changing and always presents me with something new, even if I never properly explored it the way I like to explore cities until my most recent trip. I had heard that Tallinn’s coffee scene had really exploded in recent years and I […]

16 Amazing Things to Do in Tallinn, Estonia in Winter

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Tallinn is often cited to be the most beautiful city in the Baltics and with a lot of reason. While a trip to Tallinn in winter may be a bit cold, it is absolutely worthwhile. This is a guide of things to do in Tallinn during the winter. If you have suggestions of what to […]

Tallinn to Helsinki Ferry: Cruising Across the Baltic Sea with Tallink Megastar

It took me eight years of living in Europe to take a Baltic ferry.  I have visited the Baltics and Nordics so many times (I mean, I lived in Norway for four years!), but I never seemed to hop aboard a ship and sail to my next destination; it was all about the plane journey.  […]

Craft Beer in Tallinn: Where to Drink Estonian Beer in the Capital

I have been on to the Estonian craft beer scene for years.  In Frankfurt, we actually get some decent craft beer from Estonia.  And, as someone who has traveled to Tallinn quite a few times, I have had ample opportunity to enjoy craft beer in Tallinn (and even over in Tartu)!  When I knew I […]

46 Absolutely Amazing Places to Visit in Moscow, Russia

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Moscow, Russia is one of the coolest and most interesting places in the world to visit.  There are many touristy places to visit in Moscow and this guide will showcase some of the Russian capital’s highlights. It also will detail other, more obscure things to do in Moscow.  Absolutely Amazing Places to Visit in Moscow, […]

14 Best Things to Do in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s Hip Second City

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Kharkiv is Ukraine’s second-largest city and one that just does not get the recognition it deserves from international travelers. This is a guide to the best things to do in Kharkiv, Ukraine. The moment I stepped foot in Kharkiv, I knew I was going to love the city and that it would become one of […]