Category Archives: Central & Eastern Europe

Estonia Itinerary: Making the Most of One Week in Estonia

Kuressaare Castle in Saaremaa, Estonia

Are you planning on spending one week in Estonia? This Estonia itinerary will help you plan your trip to the northernmost Baltic state. You’ll spend time exploring Tallinn, but you will also get to discover lesser-known regions and towns. Head to Saaremaa, Estonia’s biggest island, and relax on the beach in Pärnu. You’ll also get […]

Forgotten Memories of the Abandoned Amusement Park in Elektrenai

Elektrenai. Even the name sounds pretty cool despite my inability to let it truly roll off of the tongue as if I were Lithuanian.  By the time I ended up visiting the abandoned amusement park in Elektrenai, Lithuania in March 2018, a place I had only heard about from a Finnish friend living in Vilnius […]

Exploring Jurmala in Winter

Twenty to thirty minutes away from Riga’s central train station is Jurmala, the largest seaside resort area in Latvia, as well as the Baltics.  I had actually heard a lot about Jurmala before visiting, which actually led me to not have the desire to visit the place as much as other areas in the country […]