Five Reasons to visit the Baltics Right Now

Riga Old City -- Riga, Latvia

I had decided to go to the Baltic States because I had not been there yet before.  I mostly got a lot of confused stares and questions as to why I would go there as opposed to all the other “must see” sites that everyone else has on their lists.  Well my “must see” lists are always quite different than everyone else’s, but in reality it’s amazing … [Read more...]

Friday Photo: Tallinn — City Gates

City Gates -- Tallinn, Estonia

By far one of the loveliest and smallest capitals I have seen in Europe.  I really enjoyed the old city of Tallinn with its old architecture and high city walls.  It's amazing how little I knew about this place before getting the chance to visit here   … [Read more...]

Friday Photo: Students Kissing

"Kissing Statue" -- Tartu, Estonia

We decided to wander around Estonia for a few days and wanted to head to some places outside of Tallinn.  Tartu seemed to be a good option for that, being one of the other large cities in the country and home to a large University.  Maybe the University was not in session then because the town seemed to be a bit quiet for a University city.  There … [Read more...]