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Category Archives: Estonia

Spring Festivals in Central and Eastern Europe

Spring Festivals in Central and Eastern Europe

Spring is a big deal in Central and Eastern Europe. That’s not only because many of these countries were once pagan, but also because they have to put up with a long, dark winter. So when spring finally comes around, people are ready to celebrate. Most spring festivals in Central and Easter Europe involve burning… Continue Reading

Souvenir Shopping in the Baltic States

Buying in the Baltics: Where to Shop and What to Get

Even if you’re traveling on a budget, buying souvenirs is always one of the highlights of going on holiday. We always recommend buying local. Choosing products from local artisans is one sure way to keep an authentic memory of your trip. When you’re traveling in Europe you’re spoiled for choice. The Baltics especially have a fantastic… Continue Reading

The Bohemian Quarters of the Baltic Capitals

The Bohemian Quarters of the Baltic Capitals

The Baltic capitals of Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius are some of our favorite destinations in Europe. Not only because they have a unique charm that’s all their own, with preserved architecture as well as vibrant cultural scenes, but also because they are less crowded than many western European capitals. One common theme to all three… Continue Reading

Why this is THE year to visit the Baltics

Why this is THE year to visit the Baltics

Tawny (pictured below) and Chris, aka Captain and Clark were two of the members of a 6 person group of travel bloggers we took on the #JayWayBaltics tour of the Baltic capitals back in May last year. As the summer is quickly approaching, many travelers are daydreaming about where to spend their future vacation days.… Continue Reading

Kittens & Cappuccino: Central Europe’s Cat Cafes

Kittens & Cappuccino: Central Europe’s Cat Cafes

One of the most intriguing destinations for European travel, Central Europe is very inviting for tourists looking for a combination of gorgeous cities, pristine nature, and delicious regional cuisine. But cities as far-flung as Vienna, Budapest and Tallinn are specifically inviting for cat lovers, as the phenomenon of cat cafes becomes increasingly popular. These are comfy places with live-in… Continue Reading

Food of the Baltics

Food of the Baltics

This guest post is by Laura Longwell, half of travel blogging couple Travel Addicts who joined us on a 10 Day Tour of the Baltic States as part of the #JayWayBaltics blogger project. The cuisine of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania is heavily based on seasonality and the countries’ location in Northern Europe. Traditionally, food in… Continue Reading

Baltic Food Specialities

Baltic Food Specialities

The European Union has a variety of different programs that highlight and protect special aspects of a country, like food, traditional clothing or festivals. Since trying new food in foreign countries is one of the highlights of travelling, we’ve rounded up some of the specialties from the Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The… Continue Reading

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